Delivering surepost packages

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by $BILL, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. $BILL

    $BILL New Member

    What is the repercussions of delivering surepost packages that are designated to be delivered to the P.O. to the actual address? I regularly find surepost packages with addresses that I am going by or are close by being routed to the P.O. This should be our volume.
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    From what I understand if you have a Ground package for 123 Main St any Surepost for that address are to be delivered by us. 2 or more Surepost for the same address are to be delivered by us. Surepost in proximity to a Ground delivery are to be delivered by us.

    Do not open Post Office bags looking for proximity Surepost. You are asking for trouble if you choose to do this.
     
  3. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    During x Mas. I deliver all of the surepost. Deliver the bag to the mailbox out side. If I break off for a post office I would run out of fuel. They'd rather me deliver the parcels
     
  4. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    The post office makes less money... over losses less...
     
  5. HEFFERNAN

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

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    Don't overthink your job !!!!!!
     
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  7. Coldworld

    Coldworld Well-Known Member

    Surepost proximity to a ground package isn't happening here...have you seen this in your area of operations??
     
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Yes----I had several single Surepost proximity deliveries yesterday.
     
  9. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    If it's on the truck, do it.
     
  10. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    I think I'd be more inclined to just deliver it to the PO, then grieve it. Much safer on the career.
     
  11. Tough Guy

    Tough Guy Active Member

    There's some small town post offices in my area that keep strange hours. If there's a day when I can't make it there in their business hours, I'll just deliver it to wherever it goes. Provided it's on my route. And it's not addressed to a po box.
    Otherwise we just try again the next day.
     
  12. Tough Guy

    Tough Guy Active Member

    When I say small town post offices, I mean very small, like one or two packages. Not even in a bag. Not dozens of bags like I see other trucks getting blown out with.