Practical Ecommerce

    John Haber

    John Haber

    I am the founder and CEO of Spend Management Experts (SME), a proven global spend management consulting company, with over a decade of experience in helping organizations streamline costs across their supply chains. By utilizing proprietary models, the most up-to-date market intelligence and complex strategies, SME drives significant profit enhancement for today’s leading supply chain organizations. SME works with more than 100 companies, including Barnes & Noble, Canon USA, Michaels Department Stores, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ferragamo, Lionsgate Media and Tumi.


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    3 Ideas to Reduce Shipping Costs

    3 Ideas to Reduce Shipping Costs
    July 18, 2012 •

    Shipping policies can help make an Internet merchant successful. But shipping also is one of the largest cost centers. Amazon, Zappos, Overstock and Buy.com have stacked the cards in their favor by offering either free shipping or very aggressive shipping programs and policies. Conseque... Read More »

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    Reduce Shipping Costs with Hybrid Services

    Reduce Shipping Costs with Hybrid Services
    May 22, 2012 •

    Consumers increasingly expect free shipping for ecommerce purchases. But as fuel prices continue to fluctuate greatly and the economy is mired by uncertainty, shipping continues to be one of the toughest costs to for etailers to manage. Free shipping hurts profit margins. Moreover, th... Read More »

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    Changes at the USPS

    Changes at the USPS
    April 20, 2012 •

    Editor's Note: We welcome John Haber as our newest contributor. A shipping and supply-chain authority, he is the founder and CEO of Spend Management Experts, a global shipping and supply-chain consulting firm. His first piece, below, addresses changes at the USPS and how those changes c... Read More »

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