I was having a 2 year old horse shipped from Washington to California. I got many bids from all over and the prices varied by almost $1000 between the lowest and the highest. The bid process was a great way because it caused competition between the shippers. My new horse was a young, frightened animal coming out of a field for the trip of his life and the shipper I got from Uship was wonderful. If things had gone badly, he could have been physically or emotionally hurt so it was important that someone do it well. I got the best price and the best person for the job hands down. She was patient, kind and caring to make sure it was a positive experience all around.