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Re: Cross-country shipping of large network/computer gear?
- From: Mehmet Akcin
- Date: Wed Aug 27 15:15:08 2003
Well I recieved lots of computer hardware including laptops/desktops with
fedex when I was living in Turkey from USA without any problem, 300 pounds
is quite heavy and I assume this is a couple of thousands computer gear so
the best would be fedex, imho.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Temkin, David" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'N. Richard Solis'" <email@example.com>; "Matthew Zito"
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 2:53 PM
Subject: RE: Cross-country shipping of large network/computer gear?
> FWIW we've had FedEx destroy hundreds of thousands of dollars of gear in
> transit (all shipped with full insurance and properly packed). They're
> extremely slow to pay their insurance claims on large amounts, as well.
> This has happened to us at least 5 times so far - cross-country,
> cross-state, and international.
> Choose carefully.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: N. Richard Solis [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 2:27 PM
> To: Matthew Zito
> Cc: Nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Cross-country shipping of large network/computer gear?
> FedEx will be your best bet. Trust me.
> You COULD do a counter to counter shipment via an airline cargo desk.
> That MIGHT be cheaper but you will still have to transport it from your
> spot to their pickup and back again on the other side.
> Rail is not an option because it is across country. Ground/Highway is not
> option because it is across country.
> Your only choice is by air.
> Use FedEx. Life is short.
> Matthew Zito wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I was wondering if anyone could provide any advice or suggestions on >
> shipping heavy/bulky equipment (~300 pounds, about a half-rack worth of >
> gear) on short notice cross-country? We're obviously looking to minimize
> cost, but realistically it can't be in transit for more than two > days.
> Are > there any companies or methods people would recommend? Thanks in
> advance > for the help. > > Thanks again, > Matt > > -- > Matthew
> Zito > GridApp Systems > Email: email@example.com > Cell: 646-220-3551
> Phone: 212-358-8211 x 359 > http://www.gridapp.com > >