Ship Threw Mail

Decorating By pcake Updated 25 Sep 2011 , 6:21pm by MimiFix

pcake Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 5:45pm
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Hi everyone,this is my first post and I hope it's in the right forum so sorry if it's not. I really need help learning how to ship threw the mail. I know there are several online bakeries but how do they ship cakes,pies,cupcakes,cookies through the mail? Anyone have any idea's? thanks Patti icon_confused.gif

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MimiFix Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 6:21pm
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Do you want to ship products for your friends/family, or for mail order? Sturdy products with a long shelf-life (cookies, brownies, granola) are best. Wrap well, pack tightly into boxes or tins, then put those boxes/tins into a sturdy shipping carton with lots of bubble-wrap (or similar material).

For mail order businesses, not all baked goods can be shipped without incurring a huge expense. I saw a thread recently about this so you can do a search. You'll need product testers, people you can ship to so they can tell you how the products survive the shipping process. Keep me in mind icon_smile.gif

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