How To: Safely Pack & Ship a Book

Shipping Books

Unfortunately, we all know what it feels like to receive a damaged package. Between rough handling by shipping carriers to packages sitting out in the elements, parcels can take a real beating.  Nobody wants to see this happen when they ship a book.

However, proper packaging can greatly increase the likelihood that when you ship a book, it arrives safely. In this very quick tutorial you will see how to safely pack & ship a book.

  • All supplies are readily available & easy to use
  • Low book shipping costs (lower than using a box and lower than a padded envelope)
  • How to keep books secure to avoid damage caused by movement.
  • Protect book edges from any mishandling
  • How to double-up on protection against rain or snow

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