Your Opinion Question: What shipping company do you prefer?
Recently I have been shipping many packages. I normally use UPS but I have found that DHL and FedEx would be cheaper on most packages. Does anyone have pros and cons with shipping services? Who you prefer for fragile packages, who you prefer for packages you don't care about? I heard UPS takes the best care of your packages but what is your humble opinion?
Asked By: James - 1/11/2008
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Answered By: ShippingCoach - 1/14/2008
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Answered By: maci - 1/11/2008
im my experience UPS is very unreliable and has broken several fragile packages. i do like fedex, but i am a little biased because my aunt works there
Answered By: Nathan - 1/11/2008
DHL is the cheapest. UPS, DHL and FedEx all take care of your packages equally well. I've never had anything ruined by any of them.
Answered By: italienne - 1/11/2008
Answered By: RuyGuy23 - 1/11/2008
UPS fastest, takes the best care, polite and better coverage areas. note-this means you can get a next day package from fed-ex, and if it's not in your coverage area it really can take up to 4 days.
Answered By: Someguy - 1/11/2008
Fed Ex all the way..They beat UPS prices everytime and are very reliable!
Answered By: nickelrustler - 1/11/2008
I have shiped with UPS and DHL they were both good at some point until a few of my costomers from ebay got broken items from DHL so I stick with UPS myself!
Answered By: Just Peachy!! - 1/11/2008
UPS, you have enjoyed their services so far.
Answered By: LEHI - 1/11/2008
I worked in shipping -- including export a LOT.....I found that UPS was the best.
Answered By: butterfliesRfree - 1/11/2008
Answered By: excav8rman19 - 1/11/2008
USPS is not bad if you think about the money though it takes a long time to ship. But DHL & FedEx both are not so cheap but they ship sooner than USPS. Sometimes USPS offers us free shipments. So I prefer USPS for packages I don't care and FedEx & DHL for fragile packages.
Answered By: nayemmimtiaz - 1/11/2008
I have used DHL for 2 yrs now. And I haven't had a lot of shipping damage, in fact 1 item, but it wasn't packed properly.
Answered By: smittybo20 - 1/11/2008
Rate # 1....USPS if it is under 70 pds they are cheaper then UPS if you get priority which is only a few cents more they are fast... More
Answered By: tiff - 1/11/2008
I work in this industry, you should always call each one to compare prices. If you are consistently shipping packages, try contacting a sales rep from each company to set up an account to possibly work out a discounted rate. If you are concerned with damage, consider the mode of transport the package will take. I... More
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