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Old 05-16-2011, 08:42 PM   #1
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Default good reasonable freight company??

About to send some hevy stuff out..any of you guys that used a freight company that has good reasonable prices?? Estes was too expensive ..that's the only one I can think off the top of my head..
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All common carriers charge about the same rate.
Never use UPS or Fedxx For large or heavy freight.
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R & L , Conway , Fedex, UPS , Roadrunner, etc . With freight companies, you get what you pay for , cheaper isn't always better.
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When I bought my new-er engine block from Texas a few years ago I'm pretty positive they used Olde Dominion Freight to send that up to Buffalo/Tonawanda. Ever since then, I've used Olde Dominion Freight to receive (via ups/fedex) my other major parts purchases. For $50 they receive and hold on to them until I cross the boarder to pick them up. They are alright.

As for their freight charges, I remember not paying an arm and a leg. Look them up.
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Anything but Conway.
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We have always used R&L at the shop. Decent prices and always quick.
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Greyhound.
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I work at ups so i have to say ups
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Call Joe at performance plus in St. Louis. They are a broker and will quote you on all the different shipping companies. 866.966.7587
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Theres a website we use at work to determing what company to ship with. I believe the websites ctsshippings or something along those lines..we usually use averett for instate and wilson or pitt ohio for maryland or west va..really depends on were your located.
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