<![CDATA[Burpee Community - ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Re: WHY THE ASTRONOMICAL SHIPPING/HANDLING CHARGES?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges?commentid=1702 Burpee strives to deliver the best seed and live plants available. These live products require specialized storage and handling prior to shipment. This includes (but is not limited to) climate controlled facilities, sorting and packaging. Even with these elaborate controls in place we continue to remain competitive with our handling and shipping charges.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges?commentid=1702 March 4, 2013
March 5, 2013 March 5, 2013 <![CDATA[Re: WHY THE ASTRONOMICAL SHIPPING/HANDLING CHARGES?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges?commentid=1711 Fully understand you have to make a profit.  operating costs,waste etc is high.  Only why the widespread practice of offering low prices THEN tacking on or hiding costs with postage and HANDLING.  Come on I understand   How about a straightforward REAL POSTAGE cost and go ahead and INCLUDE the Handling in the price.  DID anybody out here EVER get hit with a handling charge at walmart.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges?commentid=1711 March 5, 2013