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Re: (ET) Group Buy Logistics
This is EXACTLY what killed Bill's business; shipping cost.
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[mailto:elec-trak-bounces cosmos phy tufts edu] On Behalf Of Jim Coate
Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2005 11:35 PM
Subject: Re: (ET) Group Buy Logistics
Anyone have any new brainstorms on a group buy and a couple of big
trucks? I'd be interested in multiple tractors and decks if coming
through eastern NY state. Actually I'd take the entire lot, knowing that
there are ready buyers for the fork lifts and tiller, if it wasn't for
the shipping problems.
James Jarrett wrote:
> Ok let's think about this. I'm in Albemarle NC, The stuff for sale is
> somewhere in Wisconsin (not sure exactly where).
> Ideally, I think what we would do is rent a truck (a big one) and have
> a few people Meet at the purchase location to load the truck. We
> could work out "lots" of who wants what (after purchase) and load the
> truck accordingly. Then we have a "tour" back to wherever we decide
> to end up dropping off stuff as we go.
> If I drove straight to WI, and back with no stops (yeah right) I'm
> looking at about a 32-34 hour drive. That would be a bear. My father
> is a former long haul trucker and his license is still current, so I
> could enlist his aid, but I can't legally drive a rig so We'd need
> other drivers.
> This can get messy quick but I'm game.
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