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The best cost-effective shipping supplies?

by cathasany / September 3, 2007 4:34 PM PDT

Hi I am run an online store on ebay. There are a few orders everyday to ship out. What shipping supplies you will choose to wrap? What shipping supplies are the best cost-effective? Where can I get good quality shipping supplies at reasonable price? Are there anyone has experience with this? Thank you for your share.

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Postal Boxes
by entrecon / September 4, 2007 12:16 AM PDT

Depending on what you are shipping, you may want to look at boxes directly from the USPS. When I was doing eBay I would ship all my items priority mail. I did this for a couple of reasons. First, the Post Office provides Priority mail boxes in a variety of sizes for free. Second, I could track the items and didn't have to deal with "I haven't received it yet".

As far as packing materials around the items I used old newspapers and also shreaded paper (I had a shredder that shredded in strips, so I made my own.) I also used bubble wrap and peanuts where needed. I bought from various locations, just wherever I could find a good deal.

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Re: shipping supplies
by Kees Bakker / September 8, 2007 9:38 PM PDT

An answer with a specific recommandation to such a question could be considered as an advertisement or even as a proof of shilling, especially if it's posted by a new member. So there's a good chance it will be deleted.

That's why I recommend you do some homework yourself given the myriad of useful hits (including sponsored ones) given by
Maybe visit a brick-and-stone shop in Office supplies?

As remarked above, it really depends on what you sell. A fridge definitely needs other stuff than a CD. As you didn't tell that in your original post, your question is impossible to answer.

Hope this helps.


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Low Cost Shipping Supplies with Free Shipping
by royalmailers / October 10, 2007 10:13 AM PDT
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