How to Set up Your Shipping Options: First Steps

Shipping essentials: setting up conditions, cost and additional options for international delivery.


How to Pack an Item for Shipping

Learn how to protect your items from damage in transit and avoid negative feedback and returns by following our packing tips, recommendations, and step-by-step guides.

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When you need signature confirmation

In some cases, the eBay seller should purchase the buyer’s signature to confirm order delivery. Read the article to find out when signature confirmation is required and how it can help both the seller and the buyer.

Drop shipping

eBay drop shipping (also known as product sourcing) is the low-cost business model used by entrepreneurs who buy stock from a supplier and work with them to send orders directly to buyers. In short, it means that drop shippers never handle the ordered items themselves.

Offering combined shipping

When a buyer purchases multiple items from you, you can save time and money by sending all their items in one package.

Handling time & estimated delivery dates

eBay always shows an estimated delivery date on listings, because buyers want to know when they can expect an item to arrive. If you exceed your handling time and ship items later than stated in your listings, your seller performance may be affected.

How to make your packaging eco-friendly: 11 tips for a sustainable eBay seller

Sustainability has always been important for eBay, and a significant part of items listed on the marketplace are pre-used, upcycled, refurbished or vintage. Even if you sell new items on eBay, you can do your best to reduce the ecological footprint of your business. Read on to learn the top 11 tips for eco-friendly packaging.