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Shipping Your Ebay Goods Via Freight

Shipping Your Ebay Goods via Freight

Shipping your Ebay Goods via freight may sound daunting. However, a little preparation goes a long way. Consequently, using a freight broker is a great idea. Especially if you are new to shipping with motor freight carriers. Read on to find some good tips and questions to ask before your next Ebay purchase.   

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How do I get an Ebay freight estimate?

Getting a freight estimate is not difficult. As a matter of fact, many times a freight quote can be provided in less than 5 minutes. However, as mentioned previously a little preparation goes a long way. Generally speaking, cargo shipping quotes are fairly accurate. So long as the information provided is correct.   

What information should you have about your Ebay purchase?

First and foremost, you should have an accurate description of the item that you want to ship. Including dimensions, weight and how the item is packaged. A point often overlooked, is packaging when shipping your Ebay goods.

How do I keep my Ebay freight cost as low as possible?

Shipping your Ebay goods via freight can get expensive quickly. However, shipping cost can be controlled with some cooperation from the shipper or receiver. A good way to avoid added fees is to use the motor carriers freight terminal. Shipping or picking up from a terminal avoids expensive residential delivery cost. 

How do I know if my Ebay purchase requires freight service?

To recognize if your Ebay purchase requires freight service is easy. In general, there are two main identifying factors. Firstly, if the weight of the shipment exceeds 150 pounds. Secondly, if  the combined overall dimensions are more than 165 inches. In summary, if any of these two metrics are met your shipment must be handled by motor freight.