On 16/04/2012, Thomas Stern wrote:
> The high costs of shipping a SINGLE item (e.g. a record, or video)
> from Europe or Asia to the USA is making it difficult to acquire
> material from outside the US unless multiple items can be purchased at
> the same time.
Even more so the other way. I have had to stop buying any second-hand
books from US dealers, because the mailing costs are typically more than
the price of the book itself.
> Has anyone found a way to overcome this problem?
> For instance, are there any "freight consolidators" who would be able
> to collect items from different sellers, then ship the accumulated
> material to the USA when a specified threshold has been reached?
> Any ideas welcome. Thanks.
> Best wishes, Thomas.
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