no more UPS!

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Sat Jan 22 03:54:15 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Lyle Bickley wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 16:29, Jay West wrote:
> > I'm boycotting UPS. I walked out of there about foaming at the mouth.
> >
> > I went there to ship a vintage cpu, and the gentleman behind the
> > counter took one look at my box and said "that box is in bad
> > condition", followed by "At UPS, we don't want to deliver any packages
> > that don't look good", and finally "we can't have the box falling
> > apart and it's contents coming out".
> Use FedEx. My company often finds they are cheaper than UPS.

FedEx does tend to be less expensive, though I've had a number of items
permanently lost when they were shipped via FedEx. One was an old 1970s
model Code-a-phone 700 answering machine device. I still don't see how
they could lose a 25lb metal box.

Received on Sat Jan 22 2005 - 03:54:15 GMT

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