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What is Shipping and handling (S/H)?

Shipping and handling simply refers to the cost of shipping the item(s) you purchase. The overall cost includes the raw cost of freight and packaging costs plus 'handling'. Handling is any time spent retrieving the item from storage and preparing it for postage. 


When you purchase wholesale, it is important that you clarify the shipping and handling costs of your order with your supplier. This prevents you from getting stung with hidden costs that you might otherwise ignore. 

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