[s-cars] Economical Shipping for Large/Heavy Things
douglas.fifield at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 14:16:08 EST 2007
I don't know if it is an option, but someone once said that Greyhound
bus was an economical shipping method.
On 1/2/07, Mark R <speedracer.mark at gmail.com> wrote:
> Most economical is LTL (less than truckload) freight. UPS and FedEx have
> this service, as well as a host of other companies. Basically you're
> shipping a pallet or two. If you know someone with a shipping department,
> they will be able to get discounted rates. You'll want it secured
> (strapping and stretch wrap) to the pallet.
> Where are you sending from or going to? If you need a lift gate truck (no
> loading dock), that'll be extra charge. To save some money, you can have it
> shipped to the trucking companies local facility where they'll load a pallet
> into the back of your own pickup. You can also do the same to save money-
> originate from their depot. I suspect all of the carriers would help
> palletize the freight, at their location, for a fee.
> If you were in my area (Binghamton, NY), I'd offer to help you out.
> Good luck!
> Mark Rosenkrantz
> On 1/2/07, Ben Swann <benswann at comcast.net> wrote:
> > I'm trying to find the most economical means to ship an engine block among
> > other items. Any ideas?
> > Ben
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