hllow to ship heavy roll top

chery2July 10, 2005

Our vacation has taken us from VA to OR, where my SIL has offered us a lg. rolltop desk. I haven't the first idea how to get it back to VA. One person suggested calling a moving van co; another said that was too risky.

Any ideas? Suggestions? TIA, chery-va

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jaybird

This sort of problem came up at the kitchen table forum, and they had lots of ideas....why don't you try posting over there?
Good luck!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2005 at 6:00PM
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janetwilson

Chery - try to locate a LTL (less than truckload) carrier in your area. They specialize in moving many small shipments all going to the same location.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2005 at 6:16PM
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joyfulguy

"LTL" being "Less than Truck Load".

ole joyful

    Bookmark   July 16, 2005 at 3:09PM
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chery2

Thanks, all. Will let you know what I find out. chery-va

    Bookmark   July 19, 2005 at 10:39PM
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skatiero

Also check with Greyhound, which will ship some things for you depending on weight/size.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2005 at 8:53AM
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