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Rosemary Volpe <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 5 Feb 1998 13:23:24 -0500
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We might be able to go through a shipping company that will handle overseas
orders for us, some type of distributor; however, I don't know the ins &
outs of this, so it would require some research.

>Bob & Rebecca Thompson
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>I have a request for some suggestions or solutions to a mailing problem the
>guild is having to deal with concerning the Guild Handbook.
>The publisher that was producing the Handbook has been bought out and the
>new publisher is not giving us the same discount on the book as well as not
>paying for the shipping charges any more. The former publisher gave us a
>flat rate to anywhere in the world we shipped a book. As a result of this
>new policy the price of the book will probably have to be raised but aside
>from that  the real problem is the shipping overseas. In one case it cost
>almost half the price of the book to ship it to Australia.  If we get too
>many shipping costs such as that one the GNSI will be losing money which we
>really can't afford to do too often.
>So the question is does anybody have a solution or suggestion on how to
>handle the shipping overseas? Do we charge those people extra for shipping
>to help cover those costs?   We 're just not sure of a fair way to do this.
>Any ideas?

Rosemary Volpe                          Phone: (203) 432-3786
Publications Editor                     Fax: (203) 432-9816
Peabody Museum of Natural History       [log in to unmask]
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