I was looking into different ways to ship some household items for a cross country move, and someone reccomended uShip. I used the uShip calculator to determine how much I could expect to pay a provider to ship my goods, and it was far cheaper than the cost of renting the smallest U-Haul. The odd thing is that after I posted my shipment, most of the bids I recieved were way above what I expected them to be so either I made an error with the calculator or the system needs a little tweaking. Luckily, a provider with a great rating placed a bid at the price range I was looking for so I accepted. He was very accomodating with my time range and shipping requirements, and great with answering any questions I had. I even added some media mail boxes onto the order post-bid, for a fraction of the price I would have had to pay to ship through USPS. Great experience. I wish all things were this easy.