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How Do You All Go About Shipping Equipment?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Dunn's, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,534

    Hey everyone we are thinking of listing a small chipper shredder on ebay. But before we do we wanted to know how we would go about shipping this item. Thanks for all help and info in advance.
  2. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,083

    Look in your local yellow pages for the nearest freight company.
    Shipping items fall into different categories and these categories have a price associated with each one. Meaning if you call three or four different companies, the shipping quote you receive shouldn't vary widely at all.
    Personally I recommend Estes but they don't "go" everywhere.
  3. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
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  4. Bigray

    Bigray LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    you can also check out e bay mtr. cyle and find some of the shippers they use and call the number.

    when i was looking @ prices it was based on weight / distance / region ..

    sry i never kept any of the #'s
  5. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    I sometimes use Uship

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