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Shipping help

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by mikemulcahy, Jul 4, 2003.


  1. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    I need to ship some PA stuff from NC to Florida. I dont want to drive it down here myself. FedEx wants over $1000 to ship, thats nuts. Any Ideas?


    Mike
     
  2. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    I'd try greyhound perhaps? I hear they ship larger itens for reasonable. I'd also try to ship it by trucking company, got to be a cheaper way to get it there.
     
  3. where my dad works he has h00kups with UPS and can ship something that would normally cost $15 for like $3-$5 :D its sweet when I sell stuff cuz I just let him take it to work and get UPS to ship for cheap since his company ships like 10,000 items a day by UPS ;) ~ Tyler (and he gets to load all the trucks! :eek: )
     
  4. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Its about 700 pounds of stuff. Dont think Greyhound would like that too much. But thanks.

    NBP thats great but I was looking for some answers.


    Mike
     
  5. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    Hire a trust worthy friend to do the job for you.
     
  6. hehe, i know...i just like to bragg sometimes :D

    anyways, greyhound may not like it, but its their fault they ship :p hehe ~ Tyler
     
  7. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I have no idea about their rates, but what about one of the moving companies like Mayflower?
     
  8. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    beat me to it :)


    http://www.monstermoving.com/
     
  9. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Doc -

    For larger stuff, I've found Burlington Air Express to be very good, and usually pretty reasonable. I don't have any contact info for them right now (not at home), but if you need that info, let me know and I will get it for you on Monday when I get back to the evil empire...er...I meant office, yeah, that's it!

    :eek:

    :D
     
  10. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    That would be great bro, thanks.


    Mike
     
  11. iplaybass

    iplaybass Guest

    Feb 13, 2000
    Germantown, TN
    We had to move some furniture, not enough to fill up a Mayflower truck, probably around 700lbs of stuff as you are describing, and it cost an arm and a leg. Unless you can find a truck that is already scheduled to be making that run and has some extra room, I'd say forget major moving companies. Perhaps you could hire a courier/driver to drive a U-Haul for you?