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Question about shipping

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by andyat11, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. andyat11

    andyat11 Registered Member

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    I am new to selling on ebay, lately in the past month I have dropped shipped approx 150 orders. I am not concidering switching to wholesale for faster shipping and such. My question is what is the best way going about shipping, to cut costs and Fast shipping. Im talking about things like labels and packaging.
     
  2. andyat11

    andyat11 Registered Member

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    Anyone with experience help me out?
     
  3. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    I don't quite understand your question?
     
  4. andyat11

    andyat11 Registered Member

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    Well right now if I started to ship my products, I would have to go to the post office, write the address, pay for overpriced overpriced packaging, then likely overpay shipping. To me I find that will take too much from profits, and time consuming as I still have a job I work 48 or more hours a week. I just know there is a better way.
     
  5. twinkie2001

    twinkie2001 Newbie

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    As long as you discretely mention they're fake in the description, end auction early as soon as you get bid, and call the buyer to make sure they know they're fake before you ship out.
     
  6. twinkie2001

    twinkie2001 Newbie

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    He's looking for advice on the best way to go about drop shipping on eBay.
     
  7. andyat11

    andyat11 Registered Member

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    I want to refrain from drop shipping and go in with wholesale, but I want a better way to minimize time and cost shipping wise.
     
  8. Numbuh362

    Numbuh362 Elite Member

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    Priority mail usually cost the most depending on what you're shipping. I use first class mail. Usually cost me around $2 to send a 6-9oz envelope.
     
  9. twinkie2001

    twinkie2001 Newbie

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    Also, as long as the weight is low, Parcel Select is a good option to use.

    Otherwise if they're high weight items, it will be costly but still cheaper than Priority.
     
  10. MadStacks

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    If you are interested in Wholesaling and you want a cheaper and better way to ship check out real companies like
    DHL or FedEx. They can handle your stock, shipping and labels. Only issue is they are more expensive than USPS but if you
    ship out a lot you can get a break on price.
     
  11. VincentValentine

    VincentValentine Newbie

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    Ebay Has Deliverd All Country US,INDIA,And More Countries
     
  12. Sebelyakov

    Sebelyakov Newbie

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    Print labels off of EBay. Much faster, don't have to wait around in the post office you can just take all your packages and drop them off at once. Also, if you print labels via EBay and pay w/ paypal you get a holiday discount/EBay shipping discount
     
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    Raconteur Power Member

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    Can you not let the buyer pay for the over priced shipping?
     
  14. Old Fuddy

    Old Fuddy Registered Member

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    im wanting to know where i can get packing paper and labels on the very cheap aswell?
     
  15. D4RK KNIGHT

    D4RK KNIGHT Regular Member

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    You can get free shipping labels at any USPS post office.
     
  16. yesww

    yesww Newbie

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    The best is to find sellers of those packing materials on alibaba and buy in bulk. The unitary price are ridiculously low, like 80% under Staples