The level of warehousing costs for cross-border e-commerce companies and sellers will directly affect the profit margin of their orders. In the new era of cross-border e-commerce, which is a new era of cross-border e-commerce that spends money online and treats dung as money offline, warehousing costs are increasingly affected by online store operators. of attention. Because cross-border cloud warehouses have obvious advantages in terms of cost, cross-border e-commerce cloud warehouses have gradually become mainstream in recent years.
What are the costs for cross-border e-commerce self-built warehouses?
Generally speaking, the larger the quantity of your own order, the lower the cost of delivery and the cost of warehousing, because the turnover rate of warehousing is very high. In general, the transportation cost of warehousing will also be given a certain discount due to the large order volume. On the contrary, these fees will not reduce their basic expenses accordingly because of your small order volume.
If a cross-border e-commerce company builds a small warehouse by itself, the following costs may be incurred:
1: The cost of renting a warehouse for self-built warehouses is usually rented warehouses, so there will be a fixed monthly cost, and the final cost is actually determined according to the size and geographical location of the warehouse.
2: The basic hardware and consumables costs of the warehouse, including the warehouse shelves, the daily use of computers and related product packaging consumables, and the cost of trailers or forklifts needed for some handling in the warehouse. The expense also requires a certain depreciation expense to be calculated to renew the equipment in due course.
3: Water and electricity for self-built warehouses, as well as the use of network equipment. For example, in hot summer, warehouse workers may need more electrical equipment (fans, air conditioners, etc.) to help improve the temperature of the working environment.
4: The cost of the staff, according to the actual work intensity to measure the salary expenses of the self-built warehouse staff, and the corresponding welfare expenses. Under normal circumstances, it is also necessary to purchase professional ERP management software to assist in management.
5: Expenditure on firefighting and safety expenses for self-built warehouses, including security expenses, purchase and update of firefighting equipment, etc.
To sum up, the cost of self-built warehouses for cross-border e-commerce cannot be simply understood as small or low costs. If there is no support for order volume, the above-mentioned costs are very high. And with the increase in the order volume, the expenses will also increase.
Is the cost of cross-border cloud warehouse warehousing high?
The emergence of cross-border e-commerce cloud warehouses has greatly facilitated the initial transition of emerging foreign trade e-commerce sellers, because the cost of cross-border cloud warehouses is charged according to the number of orders.
Take TakeSendShip as an example: the operation fee for sending a single-attribute order is $0.99. Assuming that you generate 100 orders today, the corresponding Taijia operation cost is $99, and if you operate your own warehouse staff, the cost may be many times that.
Another is the transportation cost of the package. The overall customer group of TakeSendShip has a very large amount of packages, which will greatly reduce the cost of the same logistics and transportation channel. At the same time, TakeSendShip will also recommend and reduce the most suitable shipping channels and costs for cooperative cross-border e-commerce sellers. The cost here is not only not high, but it will save more logistics costs for the cooperating e-commerce sellers.
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