Handling Charge

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Handling Charge

The cost to package and ship a good. The seller often (but not always) passes on handling charges to the buyer. A handling charge may be called "shipping and handling."
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net by comparing all costs including shipping and handling which of course compliments our own strategy with our Free Shipping and Handling policy.
Ordering an item over the Internet still often involves dialing an 800 number and speaking to a customer service representative who will calculate shipping and handling charges, provide a tracking number, and process the order.
The ProTropica Product line of products is designed to intensify coloration and nutritionally protect ornamental fish from the stresses and abuses associated with environmental shocks, catching, shipping and handling, and those additional stresses to which the inexperienced hobbyist might subject them.
The Upgrade Kit for modems purchased May 1, 1996 or later is free with a nominal charge for shipping and handling.