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    The catalogue will be shipped with the goods together to the USA then Susan will forward them to you by courier or trains to save the ocean freight

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    The catalogue will be shipped with the goods together to the USA then Susan will forward them to you by courier or trains to save the ocean freight

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    The catalogue and goods will be shipped together to the USA, then Susan will forward them to you by courier or rail to save on the sea freight.

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    Hi Zoe

    The[/A] catalogue will be shipped to the USA together with the goods [by sea freight?].
    Susan will
    then forward them to you by courier or train to save the ocean freight(?).

    Just a quick note: What does the "them" refer to, as I would have thought that merely including catalogues in the sea freight shipment would have been the cheapest option.

    Hope this helps
    R21
    PS JM looks like our responses crossed.
    Last edited by Route21; 14-Apr-2011 at 08:17. Reason: Update

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    Hi R21,

    them = the catalogue
    save the ocean freight = the catalogue will be shipped with the goods to save the ocean freight (mean no need to pay the extra cost to ship the catalogue)

    Thanks to review again.

    Regards
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    Hi Zoe

    What was confusing me was that "catalogue" is singular and "them" is plural.

    I wasn't sure whether "them" referred to both the catalogue and the goods and whether they would be sent together to save the cost of shipping the catalogue separately.

    I would, on the basis of the new info agree with JM, but add a "tail".

    "The catalogue and goods will be shipped together to the USA. Susan will then forward them to you by courier or rail to save the ocean freight of shipping the catalogue separately."

    Hope this works
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    Thanks for the rethink R21 .. if the point is to ship the catalogue (or is it catalogues?) and goods together by sea to save sea freight, and then forward all items by rail or courier to the final destination .. then perhaps:

    "The catalogue and goods will be shipped to the USA together to save sea freight costs. Susan will then forward them to you by courier or rail."

    But once the catalogue and goods have reached the USA, if the catalogues only will be forwarded by courier or rail .. then:

    "The catalogue and goods will be shipped to the USA together to save sea freight costs. Susan will then forward the catalogues to you by courier or rail."

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    Hi R21,
    I understand your concerned now.

    Thank you so many for you and JMurray help

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