Go Back   RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Work/Jobs Talk about the business side of things. Advice, questions, inspiration, and moral support

Shipping your work

Thread Tools
Old 08-11-2001, 05:42 PM
Doug Nelson's Avatar
Doug Nelson Doug Nelson is offline
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,062
Blog Entries: 21
Shipping your work

I'm wondering what steps y'all take when shipping back client originals and your finished work?

I myself use a standard photomailer (though i put each individual item in an archival plastic sleeve), put that all in one of those Tyvek envelopes supplied by the post office, and ship using insurance (collecting on old photos would be problematic, so I insure for the value of my work and figure I'd eat the loss for the client if something happened) and required signature (don't want these sitting out in a hot mailbox or wherever, or have the client say "never got it").

Typically this costs about $8 using the post office. FedEx has a new residential service that would save about $4 and a trip to the PO, but they won't pick up from homes, only businesses. UPS used to pick up from homes, but now they won't.

So add "who do you ship with" to my initial question.
Reply With Quote top
Old 08-11-2001, 07:48 PM
DJ Dubovsky's Avatar
DJ Dubovsky DJ Dubovsky is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Upper Penninsula of Michigan
Posts: 1,659
Haven't had to ship to many so far but I use US mail. I put the photo in a photo envelope sandwiched between cardboard and then I ship insured and make sure to get a tracking number on it. But like I said, so far my clients have come to my house. Lucky for me.

Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do I get work as a retoucher? Benny Work/Jobs 8 09-14-2006 08:39 AM
Show off your work! c hurd Classifieds 11 08-24-2006 10:54 PM
Does this tutorial work for you in PS CS2? Fazools Image Help 6 08-17-2006 09:03 PM
Work Flow Ken Fournelle Photo Restoration 4 02-25-2004 02:50 PM
Examples of our restoration work DJ Dubovsky Photo Restoration 36 08-31-2001 08:22 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:13 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved