The answer to this question depends on the companies you ask.
But according to the latest data from KBBX logistics, which companies have the best record of successfully re-selling their products overseas, it’s not one company at all.
In fact, it seems the answer to the question could be the opposite.
The firm has analysed 3PL’s re-sellability on its website and found that it’s often a combination of factors.
For example, while it’s easy to sell an item overseas, the company is often reluctant to offer an additional refund.
Another common mistake is to make a product available to the public without paying for it.
KBB X’s data shows that in 2014-15, the firm’s resellability rate for a 2-liter bottle of Coke was about 30%.
However, that same bottle of juice, which cost the same as a normal bottle of Coca-Cola, has a re-saleability rate of around 10% when sold in its own brand.
This suggests that 3PL has a strong track record in selling re-sold products overseas.
The firm has also found that re-sales are less likely to occur if the retailer is a relatively small company, such as a coffee shop or a convenience store.
This doesn’t mean that companies with relatively small reputations will be better at re-shipping products abroad than others.
Instead, the results show that resellable products will often have a much higher re-price ratio than their regular counterparts.
For example, a bottle of regular Coke can sell for more than $1,000 in other countries, but only around $100 in the US. 3PL found that a 3-liter re-seller of the same Coke would have to pay $1.75 in the United States, or around $5,000 if sold as a 2 liter bottle.
For re-shipment companies, however, the result is very different.
A 3-litre bottle of soda can sell around $1 for a US buyer, while the same bottle sold in the UK costs around $20.
The company also found a higher reprice ratio for re-ships in countries where it is common to sell to foreigners.
A similar trend can be seen for brands with strong reputations abroad.
In 2014-16, 3PL looked at the re-buyability of brands including P&G, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Kellogg’s, McDonalds, and PepsiCo itself.
The results showed that in most countries, a 3PL re-offer of a regular Coke is still more valuable than a brand-new 3-lugged Coke.
This suggests that a brand’s brand reputation is one of the biggest factors influencing re-share, which means re-sendrers will likely have a higher rate of success than others who do not have a reputation.
While it is a bit surprising that the reseller has a better re-return ratio than the consumer, it doesn’t necessarily mean that re sellers are better at selling resold products than their competitors.
The data shows there are some other factors that could affect the resellibility of a product, such like its brand name, packaging, packaging design, or whether it’s a well-known brand.
However, the resold-only reseller will usually have a lower re-payback rate.