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"Chronic Worrywort Finds Peace of Mind"

shipping from Manakin Sabot, Virginia Miami, Florida for $400.00

5/22/2008
$400.00
Manakin Sabot, Virginia
Miami, Florida
974 mi.

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I found a nice motorcycle for sale in Virginia but did'nt know how to get it to Miami undamaged and in a cost effective manner. I checked some big time shippers that specialize in motorcycles but the prices were deal killers. I was close to abandoning the plan then found uShip in a Google search. With nothing to lose, I entered my information to see what might be possible. Bids started coming almost immediately and I used the feedback feature to learn who these business people were. I found it pays to wait a little before committing as a reasonable price point soon became apparent. I was very happy to learn that I could employ a well recommended shipper at a price about sixty percent less (!!)than the big boys. After careful study, I chose "I-95 Transporter" as they seemed to do especially well with motorcycles (although they do a lot of other stuff too). I was ready to commit to my plan and the motorcycle purchase went well. Now comes the worry part. The feedback was all positive but who really were these guys that I would entrust with my new treasure. I got the bike to my brother's house near Richmond and on the agreed upon day my shipper arrived on time using GPS to the front door.The rig looked impressive and I started to worry less.Then my shipper, Bob, got out and greeted me with a big smile and a handshake. As he loaded my bike and secured it with softstraps he told me about how they do business and a little history of thier operation. By now I was feeling like everything was going to be OK as I watched Bob go on his way. When I got back to Miami to recieve the bike, I found that Jim (Bob's boss)was coordinating things and that I could reach either of them when needed, although I was kept well informed by Jim's calls. When my doorbell rang, there was Bob with the same smile and handshake that I got in Virginia. Best of all, the motorcycle was the same as it had been when it left Virginia,completely undamaged.This happy ending was possible because of uShip.

- Philip A.
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