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Non Watch Related Vent: Logistics Nightmare

  1. WatchVaultNYC

    WatchVaultNYC Sep 21, 2016

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    Many of you guys know that I run an online store that sells watches. It does really well, but the business that pays the bills is in the manufacture and sale of custom-fitted luggage for modern roadsters. If you have one of these in your car, there's a very good chance that it has my logo on it.

    Yesterday, I was informed that the latest shipment (I have these made overseas - not China), has just arrived at the Port of San Diego. My fulfillment center is in New Jersey. Some doofus from the manufacturing end basically thought that since I moved my person from East Coast to West Coast, that a warehouse full of inventory packed it's bags and relocated itself along with me.

    So now I have to figure out a way (and spend a lot of $$$ doing so), to move metric tons of goods from San Diego to NJ. My customs broker is on it, but has been shaking his head all morning.

    Ugh
     
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  2. Vercingetorix

    Vercingetorix Sep 21, 2016

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    I bet doofus is the name of the computer
    Damn
    Online
    Operating system
    F%#=*s
    Up
    S@&$
     
  3. ATWG

    ATWG Sep 21, 2016

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    Just USHIP it, it's easy and is insured...you'd be amazed at how cheap and reliable it is. I had 2.5 Tons of Argentinian lime stone shipped from Miami to DC for $650 right to my door step, it's amazing service.
     
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  4. rcs914

    rcs914 Sep 21, 2016

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    I assume that volume plays some role here though. 2.5 tons of limestone is about 1 or 2 pallets worth. I'm going to guess that luggage takes up a bit more space ;-)
     
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  5. ATWG

    ATWG Sep 21, 2016

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    2 pallets, you are correct!