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shipping from Melville, New York West Palm Beach, Florida for $142.99

9/23/2008
$142.99
Melville, New York
West Palm Beach, Florida
1264 mi.

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I shipped a large oriental carpet from New York to Florida. I bought this carpet 15 years ago. Right after I purchased it, my life changed and I no longer had a home to put it in, so I never had the chance to use it. Then three years ago I moved to Florida from New York. Now I had a space to put it in, but I couldn't afford to ship it down the coast. For the past three years, I've been inquiring with freight carriers about the cost of shipping the carpet, but it was always way too expensive. Then one day about two weeks ago I stumbled upon UShip while I was once again looking for a carrier. I received three bids on my shipment. They were hundreds of dollars less than the big-name carriers. The three bids were close enough in price, and I really liked the feedback on Juan's profile. I accepted his bid. I told him that the carpet was with my mom who is a senior citizen & she wouldn't be able to lift or roll the carpet. he said no problem. He called my mom & made arrangements to pick up the carpet. He took care of everything-the carpet was laid out under a bed and an armoire. Juan was able to get the carpet out from under the furniture & he took care of rolling it & packing it. My mom & stepdad didn't have to do a thing. A week later Juan delivered the carpet to my new house. He had been traveling all day with other deliveries and he was coming down with a bad cold, but he still arranged with me to make the delivery in the late evening. Then he carried the carpet upstairs for me which was very nice. He even offered to wait around while I unrolled it. So now after 15 years I finally have my carpet and it's going to be perfect in my home and my mom won't have to worry about storing it for me anymore. I will definitely use UShip again and I will recommend UShip and the service provider I used to my friends and family.

- Debra G.
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