Re: Shipping charges

Ostroski (
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

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 -