packing guide

Please read through this Homeschool Classifieds Packing Guide we want you and your customers to have the very best experience, so that everyone can make and save money buying and selling homeschool supplies.

Make sure that you pack your items for shipping very carefully! You don’t want to have to deal with missing items, insurance claims, refunds, or unhappy customers.

Remember, once you receive payment and it clears, the items are no longer yours. They belong to your customer and it is your responsibility to take ever measure to pack them appropriately so they arrive in good condition. Pack them they way you want your purchases to be packed.  Check out this video to see how packages are handled while they are in-transit.

Here are some best practices for shipping your sold goods.

Use sturdy boxes, do not use boxes that are flimsy or have been water damaged.
Use packing paper, bubble wrap, or packing peanuts to fill empty space inside the box. Even books can get damaged when they shift in the shipping process.
Use a good quality, sturdy packing tape.
Use the H Taping Method (click on link if this is new)
Include your customer’s name, address, and content list on a sheet of paper inside the box.

FedEx’s guide to packing

There are many videos with suggestions on how to pack boxes for shipping on youtube.

If you are still unsure of how to best pack your items, please head over there to get some ideas.

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