Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Small Air Parcels to the USA : 12 days on average ?

In August 2009 we posted 4 Small Air Parcels to the same address in the USA and counted the days : 6 + 10 + 10 + 11 days; so this average is a bit under 10 days. There is nothing surprising here, an experiment on a large scale should give the figure of 12 days or under. Here is the thread :

Posted on, Aug 7, 09

I recently received a shipment of 4 boxes of hoyas from Aleya Gardens. The first arrived 6 days later, the next two arrived on day 10 and the last arrived on day 11. I chose the second fastest shipping method so there is a faster method. The plants were well rooted, the leaves were green, a lttle dehydrated, some were yellow and had fallen off, but pretty healthy considering the distance that they traveled.
They rehydrated within a couple of days with high humidity and misting. Actually the plants were larger than I expected and it cost Aleya more than I paid for shipping because the average weight was more than the listed 105 grams each. I communicated several days before ordering and each day after ordering, sometimes twice a day. Real good communication which was my deciding factor to trust the grower and take a chance of a long distance shipment. I am getting ready for my next shipment.

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