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"Great experiance shipping my terra cotta warrior."

shipping from Oakland, California Reno, Nevada for $175.00

2/13/2008
$175.00
Oakland, California
Reno, Nevada
223 mi.

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I contacted the service provider after he gave a quote as I had special needs and before I would ship with him I wanted to know he could and would provide them. I needed him to advance a IN & Out fee imposed by the warehouse where my terra cotta warrior was transfered to after it passed thru customs. After he agreed to do so I accepted his bid, he wasn't the lowest bid I received, but he supplied insurance on every item shipped thru him. Since this item came from China and weighed 242 pounds, I didn't want any problems in case there was any damaged done either by him or the other shipping company. He later called and stated he had broke down and would be late picking up the item. I had already talked to the warehouse where it was and they stated there was a min. $75.00 storage fee if the item wasn't picked up on time as agreed. I informed the service provider of the storage fee and he stated he would pay the fee as long as I wasn't in that big of a hurry to get it. I had already waitted over two months for this to arrive so another few days was no problem for me. When he finally arrived he brought the crate into my house as I ask him to with no problem, I paid him just what was agreed to, plus the in & out fee and after we talked a litte whiel he left. Latter that night he called back to make sure everything was ok and the item wasn't broke or damaged. In general he was a very nice man that bent over backwards to get my crate to me intack at the agreed rate. I'm not only very happy with his service but also with the fact you can ship a breakable item half the way around the world and arrive un-broken and just like it was when we bought it in China. Thanks for your help in finding me a service provider and I'll tell everyone about the service that uship provides. A very happy customer Thanks, Jim Schweitzer

- James S.
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