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postage and handling

The costs involved with packaging something and delivering it through the postal system. The gadget is just $59.99, plus $9.99 for postage and handling. The postage and handling was more expensive than the thing I bought!
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shipping and handling

The costs associated with packaging and delivering a product to the person who bought it. Our top line of vacuum cleaners is now only $250, plus shipping and handling. After you take taxes and shipping and handling into account, this thing's going to cost me nearly $3,000!
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postage and handling

charges for shipping [something] and for wrapping and handling the item. The cost of the book was quite reasonable, but the postage and handling was outrageous. They did not charge postage and handling because I prepaid the order.
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shipping and handling

the costs of handling a product and transporting it to a customer. Shipping and handling charges were included in the price. The cost of the goods is low and shipping and handling added only a few dollars.
See also: and, handling, shipping
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