Freight Cost Calculator, a new tool on GlobalSources.com, helps buyers gauge accurately the profitability of products, a must particularly among e-commerce sellers who want to keep product cost as low as possible. Freight Cost Calculator is in partnership with Freightos, a leading provider of freight rates and pricing information to logistics, Fortune 100 and major retailers worldwide.
The tool presents price, port, delivery time, vendor and shipment data for air, ocean and express freight in a comprehensive readable table. Results are retrieved from Freightos.
Estimating freight cost using Freight Cost Calculator takes only a few steps, starting with a click of the Get Freight Cost button on product postings to launch the online calculator.
The user then types in the preferred shipment quantity for the product, and select ports of origin and destination, including countries and zip codes, from the drop-down list. The results table is generated at the click of the Calculate Freight Cost button.
The online calculator also allows the user to export the table into a CSV file for future reference, and enter new shipping information and recalculate.