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Is tracking on B&S common procedure?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Stillmaticbeat, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. pebblegrain

    pebblegrain Well-Known Member

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    As the buyer, if you didn't agree to it and it was never mentioned, there is absolutely no reason to expect delivery confirmation. Why would you think otherwise?

    On the other hand, what do you care? It is the seller's responsibility to ensure delivery. If you never receive the item, you can get a refund even if there was no insurance and no tracking.

    Unless you send him direct payment (which would be stupid).


    As a seller, I use tracking but not for the buyer's benefit. It's to protect me against crackhead buyers like you.
     
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  2. eseanyang

    eseanyang Well-Known Member

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    Stillmatic beats...

    Perhaps you should mention in the thread that you bought a brand new tanner goods belt (worth 88 dollars) from canada, paying only 57 dollars. Do you really need to make an entire thread on streetwear and denim to bitch about this??? Shipping from Canada internationally with tracking costs like 30 bucks, If I paid 30 dollars for the shipping with tracking options, I woulda been making 27 dollars out of an original 88 back, for what is essentially a brand new belt...

    If you asked for tracking I would have purchased it...however it certainly wouldnt have been 57 dollars...
     
  3. Stillmaticbeat

    Stillmaticbeat Well-Known Member

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    haha i never gift
    so i'm good
    and you're right its the seller's responsibility...
     
  4. 7_rocket

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    +1

    Living in Toronto, Canada as well can kill the shipping. As someone else mentioned it does add $15 extra and up.

    As long as I get my item in 2-3 weeks I'm fine.
     
  5. Stillmaticbeat

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    hey man i wasn't trying to upset you...i understand now it costs a lot to ship it /w trackin from canada. whenever i ebay/sell anything domestic its so cheap and necessary when you're the seller i didn't think of it. i was just curious b/c anytime i've bought from here i always track it to protect myself and the buyer.
     
  6. Stillmaticbeat

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    lets just hope i get this thing haha

    and 57 isn't an amazing price for the belt

    they were on sale on a few sites a couple weeks ago for around that price may have been cheaper i forget

    idk why i didn't pick it up didn't really need it haha
     
  7. grizzlybear

    grizzlybear Well-Known Member

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    x1BILLION i got scammed because i couldn't prove that i sent a toj varsity, derek92 is a scam artist
     
  8. stevent

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    Going off this thread, what is everyone's thoughts about insurance. I do it for sure it it's over $300 but it's so cheap to do it on stuff that's like $150 as well
     
  9. nineohtoo

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    ^I do use delivery confirmation but I hardly use insurance unless the buyer asks because I've only lost one package in about a decade of online buying and selling. Though I recently sold a compact camera to someone in spain, less than $250 total, and it was returned to sender because of an incorrect address and has been in limbo for like two months :( Paypal charged me for it and I'm still working on disputing it. I lost the camera and $250 so I really wish I paid the $5 for insurance then :(
     
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    Ship from US to other countries, at least I know Priority Mail envelop does not have option to track.
    IF you print the label via paypal. it will give you a number, but it will just say your local postal office receive the envelop.
     
  11. andrewgreg

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    I think Paypal policy is if item over 250 USD, you should buy paypal.

    I don't know what will happen if you sell someone on ebay, ship internationally, over 250 USD, agreed no insurance in the terms and the buyer claimed did not receive.
     
  12. pebblegrain

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    If you can't afford to lose it, you need insurance.

    The seller is always the one who is ass out when a problem arises (unless you are shipping empty boxes as a scam).
     
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    i've seen ebay cases, someone bought a Hermes Birkin and claimed it's a fake. Then paypal refunded money. :uhoh:
     

  14. Paypal will always side with the buyer and screw the seller. Ebay disputes generally resolve the same way, which is awful considering that the seller can no longer leave feedback. That's pretty much why I've stopped using ebay. But yeah, shipping internationally is a pain, even to Canada. Plus, if you want to have insurance on the item that means you'll have to fill out the actual amount which means it'll probably get hit with customs charges for the buyer.
     
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  15. innerstyle

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    I pay and print USPS Priority mail shipping labels at usps.com or paypal.com and that includes free delivery confirmation. That said, I've had a few packages that I know were delivered but they were not scanned at delivery by the postal worker so they never showed up as delivered on the tracking page.

    For Ebay Paypal shipments, I don't think delivery confirmation is enough for proof of delivery as a seller, I believe you need insurance as well so they'll get a signature?
     
  16. taxgenius

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    +1

    I even pay for insurance for large amounts.
     
  17. Master Milano

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    tracking to canada sucks though :(
     
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    I care because I wanted the item enough to purchase it, hence I want the item more than I want the money I've paid for it. If it never arrives I get my money back and no item. Granted it's better than no money and no item but I'd have preferred to just get what I bought.

    It's just idiocy sending an item out with no tracking if you're being paid via PP and not the gift option; all the buyer has to do is open a dispute and you'll lose. You'd be aswell shipping the item out and asking for payment when it arrives.
     
  19. pebblegrain

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    tracking or insurance doesn't increase the chance that a package will arrive (and arrive undamaged). It only provides a recourse if something goes wrong.
     
  20. JChance

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    What about the case of using USPS custom number as tracking? Would sellers benefit from this or lose out in a dispute?
     
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