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Handling Costs

Who charges? Warehousing and logistics service providers

Charged at the origin or destination.

Handling costs include expenses for moving, transferring, preparing, and monitoring inventories. This includes tasks like loading and unloading trucks, sorting goods, and storing or retrieving items in warehouses or distribution centers.

Tips: Optimize warehouse layout and operating operations to reduce handling time and expense. Implement effective inventory management techniques to avoid wasteful moves and streamline processes.