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"We will sleep well tonight thank to UShip"

shipping from Minneapolis, Minnesota Colorado Springs, Colorado for $350.00

12/4/2006
$350.00
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Colorado Springs, Colorado
973 mi.

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<FONT size=2>My wife and I have been in desperate need of a new mattress.&nbsp; Our friend who recently moved to space prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />te w:st="on">Minnesota</st1:place>te> wanted to get rid of her Sterns and Foster queen-size Mattress&nbsp;that a wealthy&nbsp;X boyfriend had given her as a gift. ; She wanted to downsize to a smaller bed as this one was a real pain to move and took up too much space.&nbsp; This is a $2500 mattress that has hardly been used as it has been in storage for a while.&nbsp; She told us we could have it if we arranged to have it shipped to us.  I figured we couldn't get a mattress of that quality for the cost of shipping it so I decided to pursue it.  space prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />:p>>

<FONT size=2>I called several freight companies and got some quotes and went with one company who provided&nbsp;a good price for what I understood would amount to residential indoor pickup and delivery.&nbsp; After a few weeks of trying to coordinate between the third party shipping company, the actual pick-up company and our friend we finally got everyone together only to find out that the truck driver would not assist with the loading of the mattress.&nbsp; We tried again, this time arranging for another friend to help load the item but this time the pick-up company was a no show. ; After ;<SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">1 monthN>> of trying to arrange the shipment I gave up on that company and decided to try UShip.&nbsp; If UShip did not come through we would just give up and buy a mattress locally.&nbsp;</o:p>T></P>

N style="FONT-SIZE: 6pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><FONT size=2>I listed the Mattress on UShip first thing Monday morning, explicitly stating my requirement to have it picked up indoors and loaded by the freight company.&nbsp; Within an hour or so of listing my shipment&nbsp;I had 2 bids. ; One of the bidders hit my target price and I began to collaborate with them to ensure they could meet our friend's scheduling needs.&nbsp; After a few quick responses I signed up JAKEEF16 and made arrangements to have the Mattress picked up later that week. ; Though they missed the original date due to other pickup delays, they rescheduled directly with our friend and arranged another pick-up time. ; On PAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Saturday TRONG>morning they picked up the mattress and less that a week later it is now at my house, and we will be sleeping sound tonight.:p></FONT>AN>

<FONT size=2>In my book that is amazing service the way companies should work. ; UShip allowed me to easily convey my needs to companies who could provide the service.&nbsp; Major shipping companies just cannot meet the needs of residential shippers.&nbsp; UShip put me in touch with companies that can and for that my wife and I are celebrating Christmas with a good night's sleep.>ONT>>

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- Joseph T.
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