Need Help With Cake Delivery Pricing

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

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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!


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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!

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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.

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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).

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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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