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Old 08-08-2013, 10:34 PM
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Shipping A Stander

Can anybody tell me what freight line ships across the US? I assume you can strap it to a pallet take it to em and away it goes.
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:38 PM
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ups freight yellow freight abf freight

theres a bunch of them, you should be able to call a local terminal and set it up.
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:01 PM
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uship.com is a really good option price wise. If the other party is paying the shipping then do it the easiest way for you. I believe something like a UPS will require you build a crate for it though.
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:27 PM
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uship.com is a really good option price wise. If the other party is paying the shipping then do it the easiest way for you. I believe something like a UPS will require you build a crate for it though.
You can strap it to a pallet and wrap it in plastic.
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:52 PM
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Rl carriers shipped our stander to us. They have excellent rates and are nationwide.
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Old 08-10-2013, 06:23 PM
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Rl carriers shipped our stander to us. They have excellent rates and are nationwide.
What did it cost? How far was ship? We areup to eye balls in backup equipment. Need to layoff the mechanic.
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Old 08-11-2013, 12:07 AM
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I had a walk behind blower shipped with uship. I had to arrange shipping myself. Way cheaper than anybody else I checked. Ups was ridiculous.
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Old 08-11-2013, 12:37 AM
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With LTL (Less Than (full) Load) shipping, unless you have an account set up with a company you will pay out the ass to ship. That being said, I have shipped alot of pallets out with Estes, nationwide and never had a problem. However, we had an account and got 45% off retail because we shipped one pallet a week at minimum and we used the neighbors forklift to load it so we didnt need a lift gate.

That being said, I have shipped a few vehicles via uship, and can easily say that that is probably gonna be the best way to do it if you dont have an account with another company.
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:03 PM
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I had a walk behind blower shipped with uship. I had to arrange shipping myself. Way cheaper than anybody else I checked. Ups was ridiculous.
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With LTL (Less Than (full) Load) shipping, unless you have an account set up with a company you will pay out the ass to ship. That being said, I have shipped alot of pallets out with Estes, nationwide and never had a problem. However, we had an account and got 45% off retail because we shipped one pallet a week at minimum and we used the neighbors forklift to load it so we didnt need a lift gate.

That being said, I have shipped a few vehicles via uship, and can easily say that that is probably gonna be the best way to do it if you dont have an account with another company.
Lets talk dollars HOW MUCH........$200 $500 $1000..
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:21 PM
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I had a walk behind blower shipped with uship. I had to arrange shipping myself. Way cheaper than anybody else I checked. Ups was ridiculous.
After a little research I found that this company is in my town...Austin not that it matters since it is an internet provider. And this company is the one shown on shipping wars on TV.

I see all kind of problems with this........I ship it and the guy wrecks, or the guy on the other end won't pay because the unit is damaged, or doesn't look like the the product in the for sale ad.
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