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low cost Courier companies

Discussion in 'Resources & Success Stories' started by asantha, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. asantha

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    i'm looking for an australian courier to sponsor my charity with just distribution, only less then 1 kg items, and then perhaps another or the same to send these items to asia pacific.
    within australia no speed needed, outbound within a few weeks delivery would be ok but need to be reasonably quick pickup eg: a day or 2.
    if anyone has any connections.
    we are making sure "club foot boots" don't go into landfill ! but are redistributed
    http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Talipes/PublishingImages/M350289-Clubfoot_342x198.jpg

    thanks
    tim
     
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    I use www.e-go.com.au for most of my parcels, can't beat them for major city to city prices and local. East coast I use Fastway and all other country area's Aus Post.
    Don
     
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  4. asantha

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    Hmmm thanks Don - do you think they are cheaper than Wizme?
    On Wizme it's only 16.50 for 25kg Australia wide
     
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    i've worked on programming freight for online businesses and to state the obvious............ don't forget the different charges if it exceeds cubic parameters, always good to look at that aspect before committing to a contract.
    a pillow can cost you more then a 25kg item.

    tim
     
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    Best to go to their website and check cost first. I pay $9.95 for 25 kg to city addresses, but my items may not be as bulky as yours.
    Don
     
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    Give these guys a shot as well - https://www.zoom2u.com.au/ not sure if they are the cheapest though I have chatted to the owner of this business in the past he seems nice. Cheap courier does not mean "good" my aunties business had alot of issues with one courier company stealing items.
     
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    +1 for e-go
    Had 4 wheels sent from melbourne to brisbane in 3 days for $40. I did have to go to the depot to pick it up for the 15% discount.
     
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    The UBER of postage. Cool idea.
     
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    Absolutley: Crowdshipping. www.meemeep.com

    It'll be interesting to see if it thrives and survives.
     
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    UberRush just launched in US.

    But might take some time to get here.