I have shipped a lot of items in the last 20 years, about 500 electronic pieces, VCRs mostly and UPS had a slightly higher damage rate than the others but I have had good luck with all three overall. I consider the stories that UPS and FedEx are better nothing more than urban legend.
Home Theater - OTA TiVoHD/1.16TB/NSZ-GS8 GTV
MBR - OTA TiVoHD/660GB/NSZ-GT1 GTV
Den - OTA TiVo Premiere/2TB/NSZ-GT1 GTV