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Shipping tires #2698271
09/17/19 12:03 AM
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Have not shipped any for a couple of years......UPS & Fedx seem arround $40/tire to go roughly 1k miles....... Fastenall way more

Any other options out there ?

Re: Shipping tires [Re: 420SIX] #2698272
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Maybe greyhound if the receiver is willing to go to a bus terminal to pick it up. watch UPS - they might add a surcharge for an unboxed item, i don't think FedEx ground does

Re: Shipping tires [Re: DirectSubjection] #2698303
09/17/19 07:33 AM
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i got some tires one time by USPS so cheek the rates also

Re: Shipping tires [Re: moparts] #2698327
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Check with Fastenal for a shipping rate, but it'll be store to store customer drop off/pick up

Re: Shipping tires [Re: DAYCLONA] #2698407
09/17/19 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by DAYCLONA
Check with Fastenal for a shipping rate, but it'll be store to store customer drop off/pick up
I am pretty sure they have to be strapped to a pallet as well.

Re: Shipping tires [Re: 340Cuda] #2698550
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I ordered a set of 175/50R13 Yokohama A539s for my '72 Austin Mini, and they came IN A BOX! All 4 in one box. Size matters...

Re: Shipping tires [Re: nuthinbutmopar] #2698586
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I shipped two tires by USPS, in a box. They were 560x15's, and I bought the box right there at the post office. 20x20x20 or 24x24x24, one or the other. Cut the box in half and smushed one half over the other.


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Re: Shipping tires [Re: 420SIX] #2698593
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Originally Posted by 420SIX
Have not shipped any for a couple of years......UPS & Fedx seem arround $40/tire to go roughly 1k miles....... Fastenall way more Any other options out there ?


Few years back sent 2 tires via Fedex. Each wrapped in shrink wrap w/label attached. Counter person was pleased because didn't have to handle dirty tires. But today? No sure.

Re: Shipping tires [Re: John Brown] #2698645
09/18/19 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by John Brown
I shipped two tires by USPS, in a box. They were 560x15's, and I bought the box right there at the post office. 20x20x20 or 24x24x24, one or the other. Cut the box in half and smushed one half over the other.


This is the best thing you can do...package it in a box with newspaper to take up space. FedEx and UPS charge more for tires because they're referred to as "incompatibles" meaning they can't use the buildings conveyor system to route it. They have to manually move it via carts or trains, which costs more. If it's in a box, it won't be an IC.


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Re: Shipping tires [Re: A39Coronet] #2698677
09/18/19 10:25 AM
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just bought a single tire for my sister to replace her doughnut spare.
it came from amazon, and just had an address label and invoice pouch taped to the tire with a couple of strips of clear packing tape.
beer

Re: Shipping tires [Re: moparx] #2698821
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[quote=moparx]just bought a single tire for my sister to replace her doughnut spare.
it came from amazon, and just had an address label and invoice pouch taped to the tire with a couple of strips of clear packing tape.
beer [/quote

Yea. but who was the carrier that delivered it.

Re: Shipping tires [Re: PhillyRag] #2698920
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OOPS ! sorry. UPS sticker on the label.
beer

Re: Shipping tires [Re: moparx] #2699135
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Originally Posted by moparx
OOPS ! sorry. UPS sticker on the label.
beer


Thanx: good to know UPS still willing/able to ship like that. Sure saves on boxing them up

Re: Shipping tires [Re: PhillyRag] #2699142
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Tire Rack and Discount Tire Direct ship tires every day and they all just have an address label and invoice pouch taped to the tire with a couple of strips of clear packing tape. They consistently use either UPS or Fed Ex. No boxes, no skids, no drama.

Re: Shipping tires [Re: PhillyRag] #2699143
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Originally Posted by PhillyRag
Originally Posted by moparx
OOPS ! sorry. UPS sticker on the label.
beer


Thanx: good to know UPS still willing/able to ship like that. Sure saves on boxing them up




I generally purchase my tires thru Summit or Tire Rack, and they are shipped with no boxes, just a shipping sticker/invoice stuck on the tire(s) via UPS

Re: Shipping tires [Re: DAYCLONA] #2699169
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Just bought 2 tires for the ATV They are pretty big.Came FedX and just taped with address etc under tape.Shipping nust not be too bad because it was free from Walmart.They were the cheapest by quite a bit.A few years ago we ordered tires for Ram and Challanger.All came Fedx and just clear taped with address.Rocky


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