Delivery is an important aspect of the retail florist business, and SAF has all the resources you need to make delivery productive and profitable!
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Some florists are turning to third party delivery services to help with late orders, high volume, or even to expand their service area.
Some florists are turning to third party delivery services to help with late orders, high volume, or even to expand their service area. During this virtual gathering, florists with experience with third party delivery services such as Door Dash, Roadie and others reveal how those services work best for them, what it costs, how they ensure the drivers handle the flowers with care, and more.
You Will Learn:
- The positives and negatives of outsourcing delivery
- What it costs to use third party delivery services
- How to have the best experience with third party delivery services
- How third party deliveries can help grow your business
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Delivery is a key component of a retail florists’ business because it offers consumers a convenience while giving florists a competitive edge.
Delivery is a key component of a retail florists’ business because it offers consumers a convenience while giving florists a competitive edge. However, it can be a tricky service that if not done properly can eat into your bottom line. Find out how to set delivery zones and charges, track drivers’ productivity, and hire quality drivers with long-time financial industry expert Paul Goodman, MBA, PFCI. This informative session includes time at the end for questions with Goodman.
Paul Goodman, MBA, CPA, PFCI
Floral Finance Business Services
Paul Goodman, president of Floral Finance Business Services, Inc., in Jenks, Oklahoma., packs in audiences no matter the venue — from wholesale house back rooms to convention stages to think-tank conferences — to hear his presentations on “Controlling COGS” and “Controlling Payroll.” Goodman is the author of The Profit Minded Florist, is the editor of Teleflora's monthly publication Floral Finance and writes features for SAF’s Floral Management magazine. He created Rosebud, the forerunner to the Teleflora’s Eagle software. In 2001, the Michigan Floral Association recognized him with its National Service Award. Goodman holds an MBA from Stanford University and formerly owned a large retail shop in the Pacific Northwest. He published a book titled, “It’s Never Too Late To Finish Well.”