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Default how to get cheap china shipping from company's?

I want to order a 18kg package but the shipping fees are more then if i were to order one at a time from china . What should i do? Every seller is offering me around 150$ for shipping witch makes it way more then ordering one item shipped. A other seller offered me a .23kg package for 149$ . From over 50 different company's. How am i suppose to get cheap shipping? Every time i bring up how it cost way less they ether block me or bring up about how i still can profit. One company was trying to charge me 100$ extra for a dhl shipment. IS every china seller like this for small wholesale orders?
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DHL should be the cheapest option of all except China Post.

18kg shouldnt cost more than about $50 unless they use what is called volume weight. Ive seen this lately where the size is very large but the weight is very low.

I recently had to turn away a few suppliers cause of this. The size cause the package to cost more.

The most recent thing i bought like this were the carbon wheels for my bike. The package was like 3lbs and the shipping was like $60. For $60 i can get like 100kg sent of my product but this was a very large box and they had to use volume shipping instead of weight shipping.
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Tell them to try SF Express
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Get it boated, that is the cheapest option.
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Default Re: how to get cheap china shipping from company's?

If you boat it you have to pick it up at the port and there's other issues.

You own at a map, right? China is on the other side of the world. Would YOU haul 28KG 18,000 miles for $100? I think not.

The key words here are 'small wholesale' and 'everybody' says the same thing.

They block you because you're not a 'wholesaler', you're a small buyer, and they're telling you they're not going to take a shipping hit for your tiny little time-wasting order when they can sell somebody else pallet loads with 20,000-100,000 pieces at a time.

When I purchase I order 80-100K pieces at a time, 2X a month on the average, and I keep 1-2 million pieces of inventory here on hand. These are VERY inexpensive items, but still, 100,000 piece orders still get a certain degree of attention and service.

I get a rate that's about 1/3 of the DHL commercial rate. My guess is they subsidize the shipping themselves.

And I'm small potatoes on the scale these guys sell.

You want a real deal try buying 10,000 units and spending 3-6K at a time. You'll get treated pretty well.

Otherwise be glad they work with you at all.
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