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"no serious problems -- generally great experience shipping my almost new car"

shipping from Bellevue, Washington Bloomington, Indiana for $1,158.54

6/24/2009
$1,158.54
Bellevue, Washington
Bloomington, Indiana
2284 mi.

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FYI: Uship takes a fee from the shipper and adds on a fee to the carrier, who, of course, passes it along. This is why the prices are so funny. In my case, the carrier was actually a broker, who took a fee also and used a real carrier (I guess), who took a fee and left the rest for the driver. Of course, all these people perform valuable services, and Uship is certainly a great site. I was just surprised at how many layers there were. Probably the price differences in some cases reflect how many layers there are. In my case, everyone was very communicative, though for a period I didn't hear from Frank when I was ready to accept his bid, so I called him. (It's easy to find his phone on the net.) My car was picked up early and delivered early; I had neighbors sign for it since I wasn't there yet. (This is why I wanted to use a credit card to pay for it.) The driver, Vadim, agreed to drive my car from the delivery point a couple of miles away to my house (my street it too small and leafy to get his rig into). Then my neighbor drove him back to his rig. I actually haven't seen my car yet, but it ought to be fine.

- Russell L.
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