Franchisees Say UPS Special Policy Forces Them to Handle Alcoholic Beverages

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  1. ROBO MOD

    ROBO MOD I'm a Robot Staff Member

    Franchisees Say UPS Special Policy Forces Them to Handle Alcoholic Beverages - Yahoo

    Franchisees of United Parcel Services today charged that UPS policies force them to take part in the distribution of alcoholic beverages, despite potential harm to underage customers or local restrictions against such shipments.
     
  2. hoser

    hoser Industrial Slob

    Re: Discuss: Franchisees Say UPS Special Policy Forces Them to Handle Alcoholic Bever

    :lol::lol::lol:

    "no matter what we think or -- in some cases -- what local regulations might say about such a practice. Further, UPS is putting its franchisees at grave moral and financial liability in the event an underage recipient drinks the wine and causes a tragic auto accident."

    this can be completely mitigated by enforcing the ADULT SIGNATURE REQUIRED label and by not coming up with extreme worst case scenarios :w00t: