Best way to ship computers from overseas

Vintage Computer Festival vcf at siconic.com
Tue Oct 18 10:38:19 CDT 2005


On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Chandra Bajpai wrote:

> I need to ship about 200 pounds of computers, documentation and spares
> from South Africa to Boston.
>
> Any suggestions on shipping this economically (and safely). It seems
> FedEx is quite expensive does not make economic sense for me..are there
> alternate carriers or methods (e.g. via Ship) that make sense to

Look into BAX Global or Menlo Worldwide Forwarding (now part of UPS).

> How do I deal with customs?

Very painfully.  Your best defense is to just say what it is: obsolete
computer equipment for historical study.

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