Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 18 months, you are probably aware that container prices are stupidly high right now. Our ECF importing expert, David Bryant of eComCrew, joins me today to discuss what has caused these ridiculously high prices and what you can do to mitigate the pain.

Take a listen and get insight into how we got to where we are when it comes to global shipping, what the near-future holds for lead times and pricing, and what you can do now to help lessen the blow. There are some valuable lessons I learned from my conversation with David, so make you don’t miss this episode—especially with holiday shopping just around the corner!

You’ll learn:

  • The current state of eCommerce shipping and how we ended up here. (9:00)
  • Average transit times you can expect and what the future of shipping costs likely holds. (17:30)
  • The dynamics that need to change to bring things back to normal. (21:20)
  • How you can mitigate the current shipping pain. (24:10)
  • Lighting round with David. (39:00)

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(With your host Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com and David Bryant of eComCrew.com)

 

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Image credit to Pawel Grzegorz from Pixabay.



Andrew Youderian
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Andrew is the founder of eCommerceFuel and has been building eCommerce businesses ever since gleefully leaving the corporate world in 2008.  Join him and 1,000+ vetted 7- and 8-figure store owners inside the eCommerceFuel Community.

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