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    Shipping question

    What's the best and costliest way to send 50 motherboards?
    Was thinking about just shipping them FedEx in 2 boxes.



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    I shipped 2 boxes via FedEx and they were 45lbs and it was $25.01. If you would let me know where they are being shipped from and to I can look at my FedEx map and let you know how long it will take. It's roughly 0.54 per pound for mine but it only went about 90 or so miles.

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    I ship mine via USPS parcel post most of the time is cheaper than fedex and ups for me. I think its because of distance though. Colorado to ohio is only place I have tried shipping so far.

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    Kcmo to Ohio to boardsort

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    best thing to do is this KC I did it for my shipment. Take 20 mins and go to all 3 websites. usps fedex and ups. Put in a 50 pound package and the 2 addresses and see which one is cheapist for you. for me it was USPS parcel post. Takes up to 9 days to get there but it is the cheapist for me.

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    One day for shipping time. Go to FE and on the left click on get transit time and rates and type in the 2 zip codes and it will give you a price quote.

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    Fedex is more $$ but if you have an acct you get a discount, print up labels at home and then drop off at many locations without waiting. 3-day ground is great when customers are waiting for an item.
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    I used FedEx ground shipped it out threw my work so the cost just comes out my paycheck. Only did that because the box weighed 63 lbs.

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    Try packbuddy.com. It is a rate comparison site.

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    I just tryed that trackbuddy says fedex ground 60 pound package cost $36 but when you go to fedex.com it comes up $47. I dont think they have updated prices?

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    Did you choose residential? Usually that is higher.

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    nope try it yourself 80465 to 44095 60 pound package.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PartTimeScrapper View Post
    nope try it yourself 80465 to 44095 60 pound package.
    Fedex exact price fluctuates based on several factors unknown until you punch it in and get an exact quote. Good discount just by opening an account no matter how few things you ship, but of coarse the more you ship over a period of time, the better the discounts end up being.


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