A trick (Was: Re: Please help me clean out!)

From: Wayne Smith <wsmith_at_gj.com>
Date: Tue Dec 21 20:59:06 1999

>I call UPS and have them make a one time pickup. They say that it costs
>$5 extra but I've compared the cost of that and taking it to their drop off
>counter and it's almost always cheaper to have them come get it. No idea
>why unless there's some hidden charges involved in dropping it off.

The UPS ship rate is higher at the counter than it is for pick-up. It costs $4-5 more
to ship a 50 lb. package cross country from the counter than it does for a pick-up.
That about offsets the pick-up fee. Isn't as favorable for lighter packages, obviously.


Received on Tue Dec 21 1999 - 20:59:06 GMT

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