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Old 06-30-2008, 07:03 PM   #1
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UPS USA Double Their International Rates

Hello.

Some hours ago I got a call from www.4wd.com.
UPS USA doubles the international shipping rates today.
Shipping the parts I ordered (170 lbs) to Germany should cost 320$ before, now I would have to pay 700$ for the same package.
Are they crazy?

Now 4wd.com and I are searching for another way to ship the parts to me. I hope we´ll find a solution as soon as possible.

Do you have an idea which parcel service or forwarding agency has cheap shipping rates?

I wish I would now somebody who´s stationed here in Germany, then I could use his APO address.

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Old 06-30-2008, 08:32 PM   #3
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Shipping rates suck right now - I've used http://www.uship.com/ in the past (edit:doesn't look like they do overseas) with good results.

EDIT: Sorry man, no help, I feel your pain though..
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Fuel costs are killing the shipping industry. They have no choice but to raise rates or go out of business. believe me, they've been eating some serious losses.
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I like 4wd.com. They have a very good and fast service and technical support.
But with that high shipping rates I can´t buy my parts there in the future.

btw. I just got a quote from quadratec. there the shipping for the same parts only costs 215$. i think i´ll order the parts there from now on.
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