[TechAssist] Re: CTC 197,Q14101

The fee will vary depending on mostly the value and weight, but thank
goodness I haven't had that many packages shipped by UPS to know the
trend exactly.



Gary McCartney

McCartney Electronics
7134 Fife Rd, RR 7
Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 6J4
Fax: (519)821-1530
email: number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx





al wrote:
> 
> Is the fee the same for one small box or a huge box,or several boxes? al
> 
> alleathe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Al Leatherman
> Mine Hill, NJ 07803
> 973-361-5796
> WWW.ALS-TV.NET
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary McCartney" <number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 4:19 PM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: CTC 197,Q14101
> 
> >
> > Larry, it is mostly the brokerage fee (fee that UPS charges to bring the
> > package across the border) that hurts. At $30.00 plus, that can make an
> > item really expensive, maybe more than what it is worth. Canada Post on
> > the other hand, only charges maybe $5-8.00 for the same brokerage fee.
> > The actual UPS shipping rate is probably not a lot different than the
> > postal rate, so that isn't really the problem I have with UPS.
> > As far as going across to Buffalo to get parts, yes I suppose it could
> > be done, but would it be cheaper considering the time and travelling
> > expenses, and the exchange on the dollar? Some of the prices are
> > probably cheaper here anyway. The RCA HV splitter is one part I would
> > defenitely try to order stateside. At $130.00 CDN VS $32.00 US, even the
> > UPS man would save us money.
> >
> >
> > Gary McCartney
> >
> > McCartney Electronics
> > 7134 Fife Rd, RR 7
> > Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 6J4
> > Fax: (519)821-1530
> > email: number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Larry E." wrote:
> > >
> > > Ed, Is it the ups fees that are killing you guys or the fees to go
> > > across the border? I sell a lot of electronics on ebay`s
> > > auction site and get quite a few bidders from Canada and  I send
> > > everything through the post office here in the US,
> > > and it is more expensive than if I send it to say, New York, but not
> > > that much more, I know the exchange rate hurts
> > > you also. I talked to a tech in Bermuda once and he said he takes a trip
> > > to Miami/Ft. Lauderdale 3 times a year to buy parts and brings them back
> > > to Bermuda to save money, couldn`t you guys cross the border into a
> > > major US city like Buffalo,NY etc. buy them and bring them back to your
> > > shop?
> > > Larry E.
> > > American TV & Electronics
> > > Sunny Florida
> > >
> > > Tel-Tek Electronics wrote:
> > >
> > > >Gary;
> > > >So much for Free Trade, I ended up paying $28 brokerage fee to UPS, on
> a
> > > >parcel with a content value of $140.Plus applicable taxes.
> > > >So really, taking in account the US dollar exchange rate, something
> could
> > > >cost you double what it is worth.
> > > >
> > > >-Ed-
> > > >
> > > >Tel-Tek Electronics
> > > >Midland, Ont. Canada.
> > > >teltek2@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > >"Quality will be remembered, long after Price is forgotten"
> > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >From: "Gary McCartney" <number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 11:33 AM
> > > >Subject: [TechAssist] Re: CTC 197,Q14101
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>Jason, I find when I order from the USA, that USPS is the best,
> because
> > > >>Canada Post will only charge a small fee (typically $5-$8.00) to
> process
> > > >>the package at the border. This is called a "brokerage fee". For
> > > >>couriers, especially UPS, I get charged typically $30-$35.00 CDN just
> > > >>for them to go into Canada Customs and declare my package and pay the
> > > >>tax and / or duty on my behalf.
> > > >>Then of course when they bill me, I have to pay the tax, duty (if any)
> > > >>and the brokerage fee.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>Gary McCartney
> > > >>
> > > >>McCartney Electronics
> > > >>7134 Fife Rd, RR 7
> > > >>Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 6J4
> > > >>Fax: (519)821-1530
> > > >>email: number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>Excel1819@xxxxxx wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>>No problem Ed.  We have only shipped one or two things to Canada so
> I'm
> > > >>>
> > > >not
> > > >
> > > >>>sure exactly how the shipping will go.  I will look into it and see
> what
> > > >>>
> > > >is
> > > >
> > > >>>the best and cheapest way to go for you.  Thanks for the interest.
> > > >>>
> > > >>>Thanks,
> > > >>>Jason Martin
> > > >>>Excel Distributing Inc.                      " The Best RCA / GE
> Parts
> > > >>>1819 Mentor Ave.                               Distributor In The
> World
> > > >>>
> > > >"
> > > >
> > > >>>Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
> > > >>>800-733-3329 ph
> > > >>>800-735-8007 fax
> > > >>>Excel1819@xxxxxx - temporary
> > > >>><A
> > > >>>
> > >
> >HREF="http://www.exceldistributinginc.com";>www.ExcelDistributingInc.com</A>
> > > >
> > > >>>------------------------------------------
> > > >>>To REMOVE your email address, click here:
> > > >>>  http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> > > >>>------------------------------------------
> > > >>>***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> > > >>>Submit Repair Tips here:
> > > >>>http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/
> > > >>>
> > > >>--
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>Gary McCartney
> > > >>
> > > >>McCartney Electronics
> > > >>7134 Fife Rd, RR 7
> > > >>Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 6J4
> > > >>Fax: (519)821-1530
> > > >>email: number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >>------------------------------------------
> > > >>To REMOVE your email address, click here:
> > > >>  http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> > > >>------------------------------------------
> > > >>***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> > > >>Submit Repair Tips here:
> > > >>http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >------------------------------------------
> > > >To REMOVE your email address, click here:
> > > >  http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> > > >------------------------------------------
> > > >***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> > > >Submit Repair Tips here:
> > > >http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > ------------------------------------------
> > > To REMOVE your email address, click here:
> > >   http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> > > ------------------------------------------
> > > ***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> > > Submit Repair Tips here:
> > > http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> >
> > Gary McCartney
> >
> > McCartney Electronics
> > 7134 Fife Rd, RR 7
> > Guelph Ontario Canada N1H 6J4
> > Fax: (519)821-1530
> > email: number63@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > ------------------------------------------
> > To REMOVE your email address, click here:
> >   http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> > ------------------------------------------
> > ***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> > Submit Repair Tips here:
> > http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/
> >
> >
> 
> ------------------------------------------
> To REMOVE your email address, click here:
>   http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
> ------------------------------------------
> ***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
> Submit Repair Tips here:
> http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/

--
------------------------------------------
To REMOVE your email address, click here:
  http://www.tech-assist.org/unsubb.html
------------------------------------------
***NEW*** Tips Added Instantly!!!***
Submit Repair Tips here: 
http://www.tech-assist.org/secure/tip/

Other related posts: