I've been told that it is extremely difficult to get a settlement from
FedEx. Even from shippers that i use. Say Insurance almost a waste of
funds so even tho people damn UPS for damaging stuff, i've never had to
file a claim, I use them whenever it's possible.
Jim Brown wrote:
> A well-connected ham with a strong business management background in the
> Islands from whom I bought a Titan amp STRONGLY advised against using Parcel
> to get from him to me in Chicago. Count on anything you ship that way sitting
> on a dock
> under who knows what conditions for most of the transit time.
> FedEx and UPS both have online calculators to quote their rates and shipping
> times. I
> would use one of them if they go there, or Priority Mail. UPS and FedEx don't
> go to VI,
> so Priority Mail is what I used for the Titan, which, with its power supply,
> was HEAVY. I
> thought the cost was reasonable considering the weight. Don't know about KH6.
> Jim K9YC
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 10:22:15 -1000, Jim Reid wrote:
> >> > I need to ship a Corsair to Hawaii. What is the cheapest way?
> >> > Speed is not a factor.
> >Using the USPS Parcel Post also works; it would take about
> >six weeks, and be sure to Insure the shipment!! You also
> >could use USPS Priority Mail, but almost certainly more
> >expensive than Fed Ex Ground; at least that was my
> >experience on one rig. Priority Mail wanted about $130;
> >Fed Ex Ground to the US Mainland (Colorado) was only
> >$39. I thought that was a bargain!
> >73, Jim W6KPI
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