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I like to ask the mug supplier if they take bulk order in around 300, can I say:

Do you take bulk order in around 300/pcs?

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    They would likely understand it but why wouldn't you just say 300 mugs? Also if you are looking for a generic term perhaps units would be better than piece, which might be misconstrued as a part of a complete unit.
    – Leo
    Aug 2, 2016 at 3:01

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Yes, you can.

The word piece is defined as

an amount that is cut or separated from a larger section of something

Which in this case, refers to a certain portion of their supply. You are simply asking for around 300 mugs out of their xxx mugs in supply.

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Yes, you can. "Mug" is a countable noun and it can be counted using the word 'piece'.

But please note that we do not commonly use the '/' sign before the 'pieces' because it might be read as "300 per piece". If you want to use 'per' it should be 'X per piece', where X is the price for every piece of the item, not the particular item you are buying.

So, based on your sentence, it's "Do you take bulk orders, say, 300 pieces [of mugs]?"

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I would write:

Do you take bulk orders for around 300 pieces?

You wouldn't use the "/" acts as a "per", as in:

I heard that they cost $10.00/100 pieces.

And I don't think there is any need to use an abbreviation unless the full word is repetitively used.

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There are lots of units that are possible. Aside from the fact that the definition works, it seems to be used as well.

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