"It was a pleasure working with Tom Purdy shipping my Wellcraft 290 Coastal"
shipping from Homosassa, Florida Wilmington, North Carolina for $1,250.00
My father and I have minimal experience in shipping large items. Using the Internet, I found Uship.com. I was a little concerned about the site at first but then was amazed after I created the listing and started receiving bids that day. I was also amazed at how thorough the site was and how easy it was to check out a potential transporter and view the entire information about other bids and jobs they have performed. I did cross-reference DOT numbers to verify whether or not they were reputable but I still had a bunch of concerns and questions about the shipment. What type of truck and trailer does my boat require? Will they require hoists or lifts to load and unload the boat? Who will be reputable? Will they be able to work with our schedule? We decided to award hobotompurdy the job. Tom Purdy was excellent. He was extremely responsive and helpful in explaining what needed to be done to the boat for transport and made sure that the lift operators did the proper job in placing the boat on his trailer. He also made sure that it was removed with care. The additional insurance that we requested was an additional minimal cost and provided within hours. He was right on time with his arrival estimate even though he was held up by the departure marina. His equipment is in great condition. We also feel it is important to state that although he was 25% higher than the lowest bid received, he made us feel the most comfortable and was worth every penny. We feel we got a bargain with using Tom. When you want a quality job done right and on time, choose Uship.com and Tom Purdy!!! We did and we do not have any complaints.