COD, no shipper name

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TooTechie, May 4, 2015.

  1. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Ever get one of these? On CODs I've always had the shipper's name on the label, but there is some sketchy company going by "Sweepstakes Clearinghouse" out of Texas whose label just reads "Fulfillment Center" and an Arlington, TX address. The guy was able to bring me a letter from the company letting him know he would have to pay a COD of $28 when his tablet arrived, so I had him make out the check to Sweepstakes Clearinghouse, but wasn't loving it.

    I guess this outfit is praying on low income people and telling them they're getting high end electronics and getting $400 vouchers to put toward the price, then they pay like $140 for a $75 generic 9" tablet and then pay $28 COD for shipping (shipping should be about $10).
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I have delivered these to not so low end people .

    Make the check out to "Sweepstakes Clearinghouse".
     
  3. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Well, perhaps not low income, but certainly naive. Click the link above and read their scam letters they send. You'd think the person would realize they didn't enter a $10 million sweepstakes, or that if they truly won something it wouldn't require a purchase.
     
  4. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    They've been around forever. I used to deliver "high end" sewing machines from them to old ladies in the country. Talked a few out of them, too.
     
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  5. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Those are scams to prey on ignorant poor people. The "shipping and handling" charges are more than that junk is worth.
     
  6. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

    Ever seen those door to door Kirby vacuum scams? My neighbors kid tried selling us one. Don't remember the details, $700 for a $200 vac or something like that
     
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    When I was in the military it was door to door pots and pans salesmen preying on young housewives.
     
  8. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    Thought you were in the Air Force......
     
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  9. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If I won something then just send it to me. Otherwise :censored2: off.
     
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  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Salvation Army?
     
  11. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    You win a prize when no contest has been entered?
    That should be the first warning.
     
  12. upsmaninmi

    upsmaninmi Member

    Just like the "Amish made" fireplaces that were sold around here. Delivered tons of them, picked 75% of them back up. Complete garbage. The advertisement showed these 100% Amish guys using power tools to construct the fireplaces. Hilarious.
     
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  13. BrownChoice

    BrownChoice Active Member

    The Amish have to make money too....... Hahaha. I loved seeing the commercials, then seeing a truckload of them going down the belt... What a hoot
     
  14. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Ah yes, the genuine "Amish" electric fireplaces. Just like the ones the Amish use in their homes. All you have to do to order one is to log onto the official Amish website or call the official Amish 1-800 number and an Amish operator will take your credit card number and process your order immediately.

    Some people are just plain dumb.
     
  15. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Bet their last name is Yoder.
     
  16. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    These guys do pots and pans too.
     
  17. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    and, of course, the late night infomercials where no matter the product, the price is $19.95
    Of course, they do not tell you how much shipping and handling will be,
    BUT WAIT! Theres more! We will send you a second one FREE!
    Just pay sperate shipping and handling.
    Uhhhh, how many folks fail to realize the 2nd one is not really free?
     
  18. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    call OMS and give them shipper number, they'll tell you who the shipper is
     
  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The shipper name is on the label.

    Try to keep up.
     
  20. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    you don't need the shipper name on the check; it will get cashed