Coppersmith, trophy shippers, or other?

Coppersmith has not only their own staff but also their own warehouses in most major ports of entry. They can save you big $$ by getting your crate off of the airport property while awaiting the lazy govt to inspect! No one has the staff or experience of Coppersmith.
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Another vote for CopperSmith. Used twice and that part went very well. It was the DFW branch however so that is the only one I have experience with. Enjoy your first of many trips to Africa.
Third trip end of April and will be doing all euros or pictures. Only so much space and money for taxidermy will pay for more animals there.
 
Coppersmith has not only their own staff but also their own warehouses in most major ports of entry. They can save you big $$ by getting your crate off of the airport property while awaiting the lazy govt to inspect! No one has the staff or experience of Coppersmith.

By any chance do you know if they have a bonded warehouse in NY/ NJ?
 
By any chance do you know if they have a bonded warehouse in NY/ NJ?
Their website only lists Dallas and Chicago as having USDA warehouses but I would send them a message and ask.
 
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Thread 'this sucks' https://www.africahunting.com/threads/this-sucks.80943/

Recent longish thread related to clearing through Chicago. (Possibly complicated by a warthog.)

Mine is "Other", but I use DFW.I started the thread and the shipment had not been sent yet, warthog is no issue if it is finished as in Euro mount. what I was posting is the storage fees at Turkish Airlines if Agriculture does not clear it the first day it arrives. mine will be because of weight 348.00 per day after 24 hours. last year no issue with fees and Coppersmiths was great. they will do the shipment arriving hopefully April 8 that is when it is supposed to get there. if I ever have animals again there will be no Buffalo or primate (Coppersmiths has a person the will clear primate for 100.00 that comes ton their warehouse) and will use Delta for shipping. big require Turkish Airlines as Delta or United will not ship any big 5
 
Gentleman, any opinion on " Trophy Shippers " performance?
Had bad experience with "Trophy Shippers" several years ago.
Costly errors $$$ and limited resources.
 
Had a great experience with Coppersmith out of Chicago with a 2022 hunt shipment. I picked up the crate at the warehouse and they were extremely helpful in all aspects.
Would highly recommend.
 
I got a response from Trophy Shippers today that they only have a bonded warehouse in Houston. Therefore I'll be sticking with Coppersmith given my shipment will be coming into Chicago.
 

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