Cor,

Great info.

Thanks,
Barry

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Cor van de Water via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org>
wrote:

> Barry,
>
> It goes by weight and distance.
>
> They have shipped a complete Nissan Leaf battery (on an oversized pallet)
> for me across country for around $500
>
> and the shipment to Lee has about 500 lbs of cells plus a Prius battery on
> a standard sized pallet
>
> and the cost of this almost cross-country shipment plus Haz plus
> residential fees is also just over 500.
>
> Note that the company I work for has a contract w R&L and I repay my
> employer for the private shipment.
>
>
>
> Actually, when I say pallet, I typically build a *crate* from 2 pallets
> with pillars in between, to protect the shipment.
>
> In the case of Lee’s shipment I coralled the cells between 2x4 pieces
> midway up the cells,
>
> that I attached to the pillars plus old plywood under and some slats above
> the cells so they have nowhere to go.
>
> The Prius battery was simpler, just bolt down to the pallet and plywood.
>
> Cor.
>
>
>
> From: Barry Oppenheim [mailto:ba...@drbarryoppenheim.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 10:59 AM
> To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List
> Cc: Cor van de Water
> Subject: Re: [EVDL] Battery shipping
>
>
>
> Cor,
>
>
>
> Do you happen to know the total cost per battery?
>
> Barry
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 1:56 PM, Cor van de Water via EV <
> ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote:
>
> Barry,
> Very timely question.
> Just yesterday I shipped a pallet with LiFePO4 batteries to Lee Hart.
> I used R&L Carriers, you just have to pay a Hazardous Materials fee.
> I believe their website is rlc.com
> Cor.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Barry Oppenheim
> via EV
> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 10:30 AM
> To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List
> Cc: Barry Oppenheim
> Subject: [EVDL] Battery shipping
>
> Does anyone have any recommendations for shippers who handle LiFePO
> batteries?  I have some CALB 180ah batteries that UPS/Fedex won't ship.
>
> Thanks,
> Barry
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