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So with PayPal holding the funds my customers provide me for shipping I have got in a "bind". Having to wait for other items I mailed out previously to get delivered and associated funds to get released in order for me to afford to ship the new large quantity of goods that has gathered In the wait for funds to be released. Also with it being summer on the other side of the sea I have been getting a lot of overseas customers...which is all find and dandy until I have to wait 10 days for an out of pocket shipping expense of $75 to get released on an $80 sell. I sell vintage car parts and like to provide this service to people regardless as to their nationality...as long as they pay shipping of course and they do....but I don't get it for a week or two. I'm basically giving them a loan on shipping for a week or two. Unfortunately my willingness to help fellow car enthusiast complete their ride has gotten me basically "shipping from pay check to pay check" constantly waiting for funds to be released in order to ship stuff that is 3 to 4 days late already. I know eBay offers fed ex and with discounts but I tried that and my eBay bill at the end of the month was outrageous and in turn by doing that I'm paying that "shipping loan" my customer wanted for shipping by taking out a " shipping loan" with eBay or fed ex...when in all reality my customer already paid cash to have is item brought to him. Now I know that there is nothing to be done against the tyrant that is PayPal (I mean that as a compliment) but what steps or actions do y'all suggest I take in order to handle the growing demand of my services but the utter lack of shipping funds? Remember I will not do fed ex unless it's a big item it doesn't make any sense financially to do this for a small time guy like me. I cant afford to waste a couple dollar every time I ship
Well i agree with some of that apart from the ''you guys'' comment.
This is a user to user advice forum and i am a user on this forum the same as you are.
You get 'ranks' according to how much you help BUT i have NOTHING to do with Paypal and would not personally want to.