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Media Contact: Kim Plaskett

Greyhound Package Express Ships Large Packages Faster
GPX ships packages for less than half the cost of the leading providers

DALLAS (November 7, 2000) - Greyhound Lines' package delivery service, Greyhound PackageXpress, provides customers a less expensive and faster alternative for shipping packages over the leading package shipping providers in the United States.

"Shipping large packages for the holidays can be expensive," said Dave Phillips, general manager, GPX. "Many people don't realize that Greyhound offers a convenient and reliable way to ship packages cheaper and faster. We utilize the Greyhound Lines network of schedules which includes more than 20,000 daily departures."

GPX ships packages across the country for half the price of its competition. For example, a 25-pound package with dimensions of 24 x 24 x 24 shipped overnight from Chicago to Memphis, TN costs $39.85 by GPX. The same package costs an average of $146.50 if shipped by the other leading shipping providers.

For two-day shipments, GPX ships the same size package from Dallas to Houston for only $14.25. For the same service, the other leading shipping providers charge an average of $54.70. The same size package shipped overnight from Dallas to Houston by leading providers is an average of $96.70. GPX will ship the package overnight for only $26.25, a savings of more than $70.

GPX offers GPX Direct Same Day service if the destination is within a 300-mile radius. GPX Direct Overnight can deliver early morning within a 500-mile radius.

For locations and quotes please call 800-739-5020 or go to

Greyhound Lines, Inc. is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,700 destinations with 20,000 daily departures across the continent. The company also provides package and courier express service, charter and tour services and food service at certain terminals.

In the U.S., for fare and schedule information call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the Web site at

In Canada, for fare and schedule information call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the Web site at