DR Church

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by BlackJack616, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. BlackJack616

    BlackJack616 Active Member

    Are we are allowed to DR Churches ( Church Office ) ?
  2. Knothead

    Knothead WTF?

    Some consider a church as a resi. God's house and all...
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  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The DIAD upgrade now requires that we get a signature.
  4. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Would you pay a dime to see this?

    Churches are the wealthiest businesses in the world and they should be treated as such. Always get a signature.
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  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Prior to the upgrade the method was to DR at churches.
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    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    If their is a rectory office that the priest lives at, you can DR.
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  7. DownSouthUPS

    DownSouthUPS Member

    You can DR it with the new Diad update. Mixed usage....I think it then pops up and says nursery, worship, business out of home or something close to those words.
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  8. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    I was always told, if they have posted hours then you need to get a signature. Otherwise DR.
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  9. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    I sometimes pick and choose depending on how safe of a location and size of package. A lot of churches have oversized mailboxes so that is always a safe bet if they do not have posted hours. Which many do not. And it seems those with posted hours are all gone by noon
  10. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    If only we had DIAD training on this subject......
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  11. worldwide

    worldwide Active Member

    A church or religious institution with an entrance open to the public is commercial and requires a signature.

    A rectory, convent or parsonage is considered a residential delivery.
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  12. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    If a person lives there, it is considered a residential, if not, no DR.
  13. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The company that publishes and distributes the weekly church bulletins has been having an issue with drivers not releasing their packages. This is primarily due to the upgrade which is now forcing us to get a signature.
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  14. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    That shipper needs to use shipper release.
  15. The diad training says it's all on the driver no matter what. So I don't DR churches anymore. If their stuff gets stolen I'm sure it'll come back on me for dishonesty driver releasing a business. hen again I guess you could always sign Jesus Christ for them and say he lives in all our hearts :P
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    Last edited: Feb 3, 2016
  16. BlackJack616

    BlackJack616 Active Member

    I always use to DR churches ( but would get a signature if I could ) but most church offices have very strange hours ( usually evening or early morning ) and they never seem to sign the info notice for an SDN
  17. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Does it seem most unsafe churches you choose are Baptist?
  18. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    They do.
  19. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    It seems to me that things are just going back to how they used to be. Just a clarification because some people were trying to bend the rules to DR churches. Churches are frequently a pain to but the rules remain the same. Possibly there were complaints from churches being hit with a residential surcharge from driver releases. It should be just as worldwide said in post # 11.
  20. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    DR Met Cust God.