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"Uship made the difference..."

shipping from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Plattsburgh, New York for $2,975.00

8/7/2008
$2,975.00
Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
Plattsburgh, New York
912 mi.

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For that shippment, I was quoted $5000 and $4500 by local truckers (out of uship). I knew they were just trying to steal me, especially that one of them was already bringing another boat in the opposite direction and would come back empty (so why not haul my boat for a few more thousand bucks). Uship got me a price of $3000. In the end, after much negotiation, one local trucker quoted me that same price 10 hours before his departure with the other boat (and knowing quite well he'd come back empty with no additional money), BUT I always prefer to deal with someone who quotes me an honest price from scratch than someone who starts by trying to steal me. In the end, it was a pleasure to simply flush the other trucker and imagining him coming back empty and thinking to himself "Oh well, I should have quoted him a good price from scratch". Thanks uShip, you made the difference!

- Eric B.