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"300 Pound Elliptical"

shipping from Springfield, Massachusetts Huntsville, Alabama for $340.00

12/9/2008
$340.00
Springfield, Massachusetts
Huntsville, Alabama
1062 mi.

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I have been trying to ship an elliptical from MA to AL for over 5 months now. I was so discouraged. I was at first trying to obtain a quote over the computer because I did not want to feel pressured. Well, I learned that you can't. Most sites want your email, your address, your phone and so forth before you get anywhere. You have to wait for them to call you back at their convenience. And of course once they have your email they will flood you with spam. Tired of getting nowhere I picked up the and called various companies. What a royal wasted of time. I had quotes for more than the elliptical originally cost! That was crazy. Mind you the shipping on this item when I bought it was $99.00. So how is it possible that these companies are now trying to charge 6, 7, 8, 9, times that amount. That goes to shows why this economy is in the mess it is in. Big business is trying to choke the eyeballs out of the average Joe. The sad reality is that there is nothing more to squeeze out of us. We don't have to take it anymore! Anyway, this is what led me to research further. And there is was Uship! I was sold. Listed my item and less than 12 hours later I had a bid even under my bid max. Booked the shipment and in less than I week I have the elliptical at my home. I am amazed. I could not get an acceptable quote for more 5 months and here comes ALB Transportation and solves my problem in less than a week. They are friendly, courteous and very accommodating. Outstanding communications as well. It goes to show we need to support to small mom and pop businesses out there because they are the real backbone of this country. Big business is about that overpaid CEO. The original $99.00 shipping was no more than big business giving another big business a break. I paid $340.00 to have it reshipped. I saved anywhere from $350.00 to $860.00. If I ever have any other item to ship I would definitely use them again. Furthermore, I will tell anyone that needs to ship an item about them.

- Lisa O.
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