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Old 06-29-2008, 08:04 PM   #11
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I find it super expensive to ship from pei.
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:21 PM   #12
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I have just discovered within the last week that shipping Fed Ex within Canada is MUCH cheaper than with Canada Post!
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:32 PM   #13
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I have just discovered within the last week that shipping Fed Ex within Canada is MUCH cheaper than with Canada Post!
Really? What kinds of sizes/weights? Very interesting!
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:46 PM   #14
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Really? What kinds of sizes/weights? Very interesting!
Yeah that, that's sweet, I'll have to look into that cuz I started selling localy cuz I just can't take the hit if I try somehitng once and lose $5/dipe, if I ship to the States, let alone in Canada, I'll be watching this thread
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Old 06-30-2008, 09:06 PM   #15
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ok, on Friday I got 2 boxes the first was the size of 2 big boxes of sposies taped together with a double sized bed comforter and sheets in it. It was the fed ex box....cost $21 and change to ship. The second was maybe a third of the size and had maybe 11 diapers (thirsty's and a few covers) so considerably lighter than the bedding! It cost $26 and change with Canada post. Both were shipped out on Tuesday!
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I find Fed Ex cheaper too. Even Fed Ex Ground is better than Canada Post.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:06 PM   #17
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I just sent a HH diaper today. I put it in a letter sized evelope, and it was only $1.21 from AB to PEI. It would have been $1.91 to the states. If you can get that puppy in a 2cm slot, it is pretty cheap. I could have gotten 2 or 3 in there for the same price I think
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interesting thread....can I just add how much I dislike how CP rips us off?
anyways, here's an interesting link - someone else pointed me to it a while ago but I haven't had time to sit down and do some number crunching.
shipgooder - http://www.shipgooder.com/
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Re: Why Does Shipping in Canada Suck?

I find when sending just a dipe or two - or anything that can be shrink wrapped or have the air removed from the package - I've been able to go Canada Post lettermail for next to nothing.

In terms of the larger packages, I've been shipping on the Canada Post Venture One (doing my own labels and payment online). However, if Fedex is much cheaper, I'd be happy to send business to them.

Any idea if opening an account gives greater discounts - or are we just talking about basic Fedex shipping at a kiosk or store?
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interesting thread....can I just add how much I dislike how CP rips us off?
anyways, here's an interesting link - someone else pointed me to it a while ago but I haven't had time to sit down and do some number crunching.
shipgooder - http://www.shipgooder.com/
That site is fantastic! Thank you!
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