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Subject: Once a week shipping
Date Posted: 1/25/2011 2:57 PM ET
Member Since: 10/25/2010
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I'd like to just ship once a week. It is OK to just clcik the "I can ship this book later" and choose Friday?

 

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Date Posted: 1/25/2011 3:00 PM ET
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It sure is! Quite a few people here on PBS only do once weekly post office runs.

Date Posted: 1/25/2011 3:21 PM ET
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Of course it is.

I only ship on Sunday, myself. (Usually. Right now I am doing a Bazaar deal so I have to go on a day they are open with my boxes).

I just wait until Tues or Wed to accept orders that come early in the week, and choose Sunday as my mailing day.

Date Posted: 1/25/2011 3:34 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I used to only ship once a week. I would jsut hold off on accepting until it would give me that day.  Now I have to go to the PO almost every day for work anyway so I just ship whenever.



Last Edited on: 1/25/11 3:35 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/26/2011 1:38 AM ET
Member Since: 9/13/2007
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If it wasn't why would they give you the option? smiley

Date Posted: 1/26/2011 2:28 AM ET
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Sure Robin, this option is used by a number of PBS members with difficult schedules. 

Date Posted: 1/26/2011 9:39 AM ET
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I always chose the last mail by date - even if I'm planning on making a run to the PO that same day.  Life happens and I figure the built-in cushion of time is offered to us for a reason.

Date Posted: 1/26/2011 1:56 PM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2010
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I do the same thing, Becki. Yesterday I got a request, chose the last mail-by date, and then had the book in the mailbox in less than an hour. :)