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Post 104 made on Friday February 11, 2005 at 03:21
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April 2002

I think they will send you a bill in the mail
later...those guys are horrible for their customs
charges!!! Always try and get either USPS or
fedex at the very least, as they are somewhat
reasonable in their charges, but UPS is just unreasonable...

(Go figure, they are the cheapest carrier to use
in the US...)

It's been over 60 days so I doubt that UPS will be. They are much more efficient than that in getting their money. I wonder if there is not an element of luck based on the whim of the Canada Customs person.
I buy a lot from the US and UPS has always come with a COD for duty, tax and brokerage. Fedex and Purolator send bills later with Fedex charges being about the same as UPS and Purolator similar to Canada Post (who own them).
I discussed the brokerage charges problem with Richard at Antennas Direct when I ordered and he promised to look into sending by mail. The problem for US merchants is that UPS provides tracking and proof of delivery but USPS (United States Postal Service), who they have to ship with for us to receive Canada Post, does not.

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