Re: Shipping charges

Ostroski (mostrosk@suffolk.lib.ny.us)
Wed, 24 Jan 1996 12:56:28 -0500 (EST)

Our library does not currently pay shipping charges on orders over
$500.00 with Ingram Entertainment. Periodically we have to remind them
of this agreement, but so far they have lived up to it.

M. Ostroski
mostrosk@suffolk.lib.ny.us

On Tue, 23 Jan 1996, David Gilbert wrote:

>
> One of the things I find really petty and annoying is the tendancy of small
> and some large video distributors to charge for shipping. When you pay
> upwards of $200 for a video cassette, you are then slapped with a per title
> shipping charge of $7 or more. It seems to me that this is a normal cost of
> doing business and one the vendor should absorb or build into their overhead.
>
> Has anyone balked at this to a vendor and won? With what vendors have you
> been successful? When I speak to vendors from now on I will start to make
> the cost of shipping an issue.
>
> Thoughts on this?
>
> Thanks,
> David
>
> David Gilbert - Music Librarian - Wellesley College - dgilbert@wellesley.edu
>
>