Thanks for the information about Forwardair. I am going to call them
tomorrow to get prices for the 2 people that asked. If David wins it
then it won't matter, but this is good info to have for the future.
On Thu, 21 Feb 2002 18:29:52 -0500 "Kai M. Radicke" <email@example.com> writes:
> The key to getting items shipped cheaply via freight is to inquire
> "depot to depot" shipping. That involves you dropping the item off
> at the
> shipping depot, and also the purchaser picking it up at one. For
> Freight prices, this can reduce them as much as 66%. Alternatively,
> Forward Air ( http://www.forwardair.com ) and ask what their price
> on depot
> to depot shipping... it will be cheap.
> I shipped a TR6 hardtop from Philadelphia to El Paso for $60 in a
> crate that had a total weight of 200lbs! It arrived in El Paso in 5
> I had another company ship me an OD gearbox from Kansas City to
> for under $50, also arrived in about a week.
> Forward Air has fewer depots across the country than Yellow, but
> both have
> depots located in all major metropolitan areas (Forward's are
> generally near
> large airports). Yellow has more local depots, so they may be more
> Good Luck,
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