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"shipper worked through problems to ship my load"

shipping from Augusta, New Jersey Springfield, Missouri for $342.95

8/11/2008
$342.95
Augusta, New Jersey
Springfield, Missouri
1165 mi.

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My shipper, worldwidejoe, was hired to ship a lawnmower for me on his return trip from another shipping job. The day before he was to pick up the machine, he called to tell me somehow the wiring to his trailer had caught on fire and started his truck burning. As he tried to put the fire out on the side of the interstate, a police officer pulled up and demanded he stop trying to deal with the fire himself and wait for the fire dept. Unfortunately, his cell, computer, and new gps system were still in the truck. Needless to say, they got burned beyond repair along with his truck before the FD showed up. Being a long way from home, he had to buy a used SUV and hook up his trailer, which was spared, and continue on down the road. What a trooper! He picked up my mower on time and delivered it the next day. Hopefully for him, the insurance will pay for his lost items. Talk about a BAD DAY!

- Brian S.