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"A difficult problem resolved."

shipping from Sidmouth, United Kingdom Bedford, United Kingdom for $184.05

5/21/2011
$184.05
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Bedford, United Kingdom
156 mi.

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I needed my father's recliner chair collecting from his vacant sheltered housing flat and delivered to the care home 200 miles away where he now lives. He has Parkinson's and the home had requested that he had a chair to help with standing. It was either buy another chair or get his familiar chair here. Cost and logistics were issues. The removal firm we use from Devon to Bedford had just done a run from Devon so we would have had to wait for a couple of months (£100) or pay £500 for a single item. Friends offered to do the job but insurance and hire of vehicle costs were causing problems. I discovered uship and received a number of bids. The process was easier than I had thought it would be.Most of the bids were not prepared to be sufficiently flexible considering that the chair was on the second floor and the flat unoccupied (the warden needed to be contacted and arrangements made with him). Deliverex appeared to have the flexibility necessary so I accepted the bid. We were quickly in communication and as soon as it was possible they had made arrangements with the warden and the chair was collected and delivered that day- much to the care home and my father's delight. I was amazed that for £150 we were able to have this problem resolved so satisfactorily.

- Debra H.
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