Keeping the cost of goods down to stay competitive, relies heavily on your ability to keep down your own costs. Finding ways to cut the “fat” can help you to pass on the savings to your clients/customers. Some areas are impossible to trim away costs from but some areas you can trim away costs from.
There are many areas of any business where your investment will not pay off. It is just the cost of doing business. Of course every business has the same goal in mind, getting the largest ROI that they can from each area that money is being filtered into.
There is a bevy of shipping container manufacturers around the globe that are prepared to provide you with the shipping containers that you need to move your products around and store them. The problem is not availability, the problem is making the best choice.