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Fed-Ex VS. UPS
cargo law ^ | 6/14/03 | rebelbase

Posted on 06/14/2003 6:17:35 PM PDT by Rebelbase

These guys are really going at it.


TOPICS: Editorial
KEYWORDS: accidents; brown; car; caraccident; dhl; federalexpress; fedex; fedup; merger; redlight; unitedparcelservice; ups

1 posted on 06/14/2003 6:17:35 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase
FedEx and UPS: Your world (not) on time.
2 posted on 06/14/2003 6:23:15 PM PDT by rs79bm (The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit ... R. Limbaugh)
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To: Rebelbase
If I was UPS, this would be in a commercial.
3 posted on 06/14/2003 6:24:54 PM PDT by connectthedots
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To: Rebelbase
"We want to race the truck."
4 posted on 06/14/2003 6:27:55 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (Back in boot camp! 268 (-32))
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To: rs79bm
ROTFL...I saw this in class...a few of my fellow students in our adult graduate program are UPS Management and they were passing it around....pretty fun stuff!
5 posted on 06/14/2003 6:28:25 PM PDT by cherry_bomb88 (Are you on the right side of the wrong issue or the wrong side of the right issue?)
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To: Rebelbase
Fed Ex Driver: Man, I was trying to make my delivery and that UPS driver just ran me off the road!
6 posted on 06/14/2003 6:29:22 PM PDT by cherry_bomb88 (Are you on the right side of the wrong issue or the wrong side of the right issue?)
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To: Rebelbase
FedEx guarantees one-day turnover.
7 posted on 06/14/2003 6:31:17 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Rebelbase
Looks like UPS won the first round.
8 posted on 06/14/2003 6:33:14 PM PDT by Billy_bob_bob ("He who will not reason is a bigot;He who cannot is a fool;He who dares not is a slave." W. Drummond)
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To: Rebelbase
Was the UPS driver's name Oswald?
9 posted on 06/14/2003 6:34:16 PM PDT by NewRomeTacitus
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To: Rebelbase
Can't forget this, of course....

Wilson!!!!!


10 posted on 06/14/2003 6:34:53 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Rebelbase
It appears the better men and women won. FedEx really stinks around here. If companies won't send stuff by UPS or if they insist on FedEx and no one else, I don't buy from them. This is hilarious. I'm going to give to all my neighbors who will agree with this statement.
11 posted on 06/14/2003 6:43:47 PM PDT by schaketo (Vote for Crazy Al Sharpton in the Demoncrap Primaries)
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To: Rebelbase
I've always found the FedEx name rather comical almost like having a disease. (Bizarre humor resulting from various MAD magazines.) Imagine going around saying "you've been Fedex'd!" or "I've got Fedex'd!" Almost like saying "you've been VD'd!" or "I've got AIDS!"
12 posted on 06/14/2003 6:48:28 PM PDT by lilylangtree
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To: lilylangtree
Both FEDEX and UPS suck in USA . On the other hand , UPS in Japan first rate no problems always on time and they deliver / pick up on Saturdays and Sundays !
13 posted on 06/14/2003 6:59:01 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: schaketo
In this part of Michigan, it's just the opposite.
The dumb UPs driver just enters the property and gives your parcel a toss!
It gets real interesting in winter.
We're talking country living here!
I've found stuff in the back of my truck which I may not have even driven for a few days, outside my basement door, beside the garage...not even consistant! It's like playing hide and seek if I'm expecting anything.
Fortunately , I was home when my computer came. He was going to leave it at the bottom of the steps in the snow and I told him NOT if he expected me to sign for it.
I far prefer the regular post office delivery.
Even though our mailbox is 1/4 mile long, the letter-carrier always brings anything too big for the box back to the house and honks to let me know it's there.
14 posted on 06/14/2003 7:46:59 PM PDT by MIgramma (FEAR= False Evidence Alleged Real)
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To: schaketo
At least the Fed-Ex'ers don't go on strike every other year :OP
15 posted on 06/14/2003 8:45:37 PM PDT by kuma
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To: MIgramma
"Even though our mailbox is 1/4 mile long..."

Wow!
We don't even have any that big here in Texas!

16 posted on 06/14/2003 9:12:42 PM PDT by Redbob
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To: MIgramma
Priority mail is actually pretty fast, and if I need to ship something, the post office lobby is open 24x7, so I can print up a $3.85 stamp using the vending machine, stick it on a flate-rate priority mail envelope, and drop it in the mail slot.
17 posted on 06/14/2003 9:14:19 PM PDT by brianl703
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To: MIgramma
Although I'm very happy with my current UPS man, I've had some real doozies in the past. Thought I was gonna come to blows with one about a year ago. He was standing in the truck literally throwing my boxes (computer monitors) out onto the concrete parking lot. I asked him to take it easy and he looked at me like I was crazy. He utterly REFUSED to apologize. I called the hub and told them if they were smart they'd see that he never set foot on my property again. As soon as I started describing the behavior, they knew who I was calling about. They've been putting up with such for years and don't fire him.

By contrast, I've never ever had a problem with FedEx.

MM
18 posted on 06/14/2003 9:21:48 PM PDT by MississippiMan
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To: brianl703
"Priority mail is actually pretty fast, and if I need to ship something, the post office lobby is open 24x7, so I can print up a $3.85 stamp using the vending machine, stick it on a flate-rate priority mail envelope, and drop it in the mail slot"

All the value of .37 cents for a cost of 3.85!!!
They still lose billions.

Bill From Nutley
19 posted on 06/14/2003 9:24:51 PM PDT by njmaugbill
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To: MississippiMan
UPS aside what was the brand of monitor ? Did they still work after that much abuse and what models were they .......:o)

Stay Safe !

20 posted on 06/14/2003 9:29:18 PM PDT by Squantos (Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.)
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To: Squantos
LOL, Squantos. I don't remember what kind of monitors they were, but yes, they worked perfectly!

Always trying to be safe here, my friend. How goes it on your end?

MM

21 posted on 06/14/2003 10:00:27 PM PDT by MississippiMan
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To: Rebelbase
So THAT'S what happened to the package that I ordered???
22 posted on 06/14/2003 10:04:57 PM PDT by WellsFargo94
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To: MississippiMan
Getting ready for some back surgery so I'll be off line for a bit. Gotta fix all my old discs smashed by thin air PLF's. Damage is taking a toll these days.

Hope yer well..............Stay Safe !

23 posted on 06/14/2003 10:05:38 PM PDT by Squantos (Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.)
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To: njmaugbill
They keep building larger post offices, have place to buy extras that have no one to wait on you, waste a lot of space with little leaflets, still have long, long lines. Why not spend money on more employees instead of all the useless extras. Unless you send priority they contract out their shipping. Then they wait until they have a full pallet for each zip code before shipping. Fortunately there is a mail box place near by where you get fast service and none of the hassle. They are for me.
24 posted on 06/14/2003 10:22:28 PM PDT by joybelle
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To: Rebelbase
Both suck because they do not ship to men and women serving the USA military that only have APO/FPO addresses.
25 posted on 06/14/2003 10:29:54 PM PDT by KKing
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To: Squantos
OOOF! Keep me posted, Squantos, so I can send up some appropriate prayers, my friend.

MM

26 posted on 06/14/2003 10:59:30 PM PDT by MississippiMan
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To: MississippiMan
Will do.......a few weeks more of tests and cat/MRI scans and I'll know for sure.

Stay Safe !

27 posted on 06/14/2003 11:02:49 PM PDT by Squantos (Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.)
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To: lilylangtree
FedEx sounds like past tense alimony payments...
28 posted on 06/14/2003 11:18:15 PM PDT by hunter112
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To: KKing
They won't deliver to APO's! I'll have to add them to the unPatriot list with PepBoys. They fired a few people because of their service obligations and tried to make it out to the employees "undependability". Until that came up I thought they were just pirates robbing people. Now I know that "People Are Our Business" really means giving people the business financially AND idealogically.
They quoted $300 for a repair, $1200 when I returned to pick it up and the old Cavelier wasn't worth two grand in good shape. Caveat emptor.
29 posted on 06/15/2003 1:31:32 AM PDT by NewRomeTacitus (Bring forth the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch!)
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To: njmaugbill; brianl703
All the value of .37 cents for a cost of 3.85!!!

LOL. Right on. I've raced packages to myself to test the service. Invariably, regular mail gets here faster than "Express". I went down to Customer Disservice at the PO and complained about the slow, indeterminate delivery of "Express" mail, and he pulled out a code regulation book that they had underlined (obviously a common complaint) that defined "Express Mail" in the exact same handling procedure as the regular mail. It's just in a more colorful wrapper.

It would be fraud if it were not the govmt.

30 posted on 06/15/2003 6:44:37 AM PDT by sam_paine
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To: NewRomeTacitus
They won't deliver to APO's

That's because the USPS has a federally mandated monopoly and won't let private carriers deliver to APOs.
31 posted on 06/15/2003 2:06:21 PM PDT by schaketo (Vote for Crazy Al Sharpton in the Demoncrap Primaries)
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To: sam_paine
I knew, even before I ever used it, that priority mail is first-class mail.

I have no idea what express mail is.

Everything I've sent via priority mail has gotten there in 2-3 days.

You can't track the packages though.

BTW, 37 cents is only for the first ounce.

It took 90 cents to mail my income tax return...
32 posted on 06/15/2003 5:05:20 PM PDT by brianl703
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