I am the director of a dance magnet program in Orlando, and we had a dance involving 3 different 7 foot benches for a piece we were performing in VA. These are oversize items, and I had no experience in trying to get things this size to another state. The bids I was receiving for standard fare (UPS and FedEx) were coming in as high as $1500! No way could my school afford that! Then I thought I'd try the on-line shipping....I made a few mistakes, as I had never done this before (such as bidding on getting the benches to VA, but forgetting I needed to get them back)!!!! It ended up costing us less than half of the other standard bids...a HUGE relief for a public school! I have now shared my story with dance teachers all over (as they were fascinated with how I was able to get the benches shipped)!