shipping method

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by agmantoo, Mar 24, 2004.

  1. agmantoo

    agmantoo agmantoo Supporter

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    I need a 70 pound small package (agriculture equipment) valued at $849 Canadian shipped from Winnipeg, Manitoba to 27013 North Carolina. The UPS calculator for ground delivery is showing $99.95 USD. Any thoughts on how to get the package here more cheaply?
     
  2. Thats cheap as it is, considering the distance.

    Remember, OPEC bends everyone over a barrell...:)
     

  3. wr

    wr Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    What about Greyhound, they ship out of Canada, tend to be inexpensive and insured.
     
  4. Gimpy_Magoo

    Gimpy_Magoo Well-Known Member

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    I second WR.

    The GReyhound "Package express" part of the operation is very reasonable.
    sheck the web site for rates.


    Gimpy
     
  5. Gary in ohio

    Gary in ohio Well-Known Member Supporter

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    When calculating cost make sure you have the correct size. 70lbs is the top end of what UPS will carry without added cost, but if the physical size is large or odd sized there are additional cost What is your parcel post cost? within the US, I can send 70lbs across the US for $50.