Fedex is learning from UPS

You know how many times I’ve said UPS nickname that tickles me is Shit Wrapped in Chiffon? I’ve written of it a lot.

So I found a good deal on a 55″ 4K TV – as in sub $300. Now it was shipped Fedex this time but it was SUPPOSED to be delivered yesterday. It’s 42 miles from the place and is in Kennesaw, GA right now. But delivery date has now been shoved to Tuesday. The reason for the exception – a damaged shipping label. Dear non-existent deity it’s like they took the playbook from UPS.

I know, I know – the package weighs all of 51 pounds. And I know USPS for example, up to 70 pounds they’ll deliver it.

So why on this Earth do businesses think Fedex and UPS are the best where the Postal Service is the best. There should be incentives to make them use USPS – now that Amazon has done and end-run around the postal service. And congress should stop screwing with the postal service.

One thought on “Fedex is learning from UPS

  1. Both FedEx and UPS drive me crazy some days. The other week UPS left a laser printer sitting on my front porch, in the rain, on the wet wood, when all they would have had to do was push it two more feet and it would have been dry. (I got lucky, the printer was wrapped in plastic so it was OK but the box was falling apart by the time I found it). And they haven’t been able to find my house a half dozen times in the past year. Have had no problems with the US Postal Service, though. It just seems to get through no matter what.

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