Need Help With Cake Delivery Pricing

Business By Heavenlydelights107 Updated 20 Jun 2009 , 8:37pm by indydebi

Heavenlydelights107 Posted 20 Jun 2009 , 4:16am
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So normally I will deliver free within 10 miles. I am doing a wedding in July that is 32 miles away.

What do you charge for delivery? Flat fee or per mile? I am trying to geth the bride a final price, soI want to make sure I include this.

Any help would be great!


4 replies
muddpuppy Posted 20 Jun 2009 , 6:44pm
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I charge a flat per kilometer fee, and then waive the fee if the order is for over 150 servings. And I will deliver anywhere!! lol... 3 - 300 km away.. I'm goin!

Brownie1954 Posted 20 Jun 2009 , 6:57pm
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I charge a $25.00 fee for wedding cakes. Here in Ohio, you have to charge tax for this delivery fee, so check to see if you do, where you live.

cylstrial Posted 20 Jun 2009 , 8:02pm
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Some people charge by the mile as well. (Of course it's round trip).

indydebi Posted 20 Jun 2009 , 8:37pm
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$1.25 per round trip mile, when it's outside my free delivery area. Mileage is based on mapquest miles AND whether or not it's all back roads or straight highway. If I have to snake my way thru the backroads of the bayou, then it's a higher delivery fee.

And let's make this clear. I charge for the WHOLE trip, not just the part that's outside the free delivery area. If I delivered free 15 miles out and their reception was 30 miles out, they're paying for a 30 mile delivery. It has to do with logistics, payroll, lost opportunity costs, etc.

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