How does UPS stay in business?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by DrZoidburg, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. DrZoidburg

    DrZoidburg New Member

    Seriously?! I have a package enroute to me from Louisiana to Virginia. It was shipped to me on the afternoon of the 30th. I also shipped out a package from Virginia to Nebraska on the same day, but I used USPS Priority Mail. The price to ship the package via Ground on UPS was considerably more than the Priority Mail package I sent to NE ($9 USPS vs $14 UPS for a similar size/weight package). The package I mailed on the 30th is now in NE out for delivery. The package mailed to me from LA has been stuck in Memphis since the 31st and isn't due to be delivered to me until Monday the 6th. WHAT?! 8 days to ship a package 1000 miles? WOW! The USPS beat UPS by 5 days! Never again will I use UPS to ship a package. Seems the news media was spot on! UPS is a poorly run company. I will post this story everywhere I can. Ridiculous!
     
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  2. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Dude, please note this website is not "endorsed or sponsored by UPS".
    Go bitch on their Facebook page.
     
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  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Waahhh?
     
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  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    A week by ground is pretty good with a weekend and 2 holidays in there . Next time drive it there yourself.
     
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  5. DrZoidburg

    DrZoidburg New Member

    DUDE...I'll bitch wherever I want to. If UPS workers read this forum then this is where it needs to be.. Dude...
     
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  6. anonymous6

    anonymous6 Guest

    USPS is ten times more poorly run than UPS. you can't judge a co. by ONE package. come on.....be fair.
     
  7. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

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  8. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Would somebody please change the good Dr.'s diaper?
     
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  9. STFXG

    STFXG Well-Known Member

    Hey dummy, how do you think that USPS package gets from point A to point B?
     
  10. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Be patient Dr. Roid---your golf clubs will be her soon. This experience is payback for all the time you have made your patients wait in some little room stripped down to their underwear while you are next door flirting with some 20 year old nurse and having a cup of coffee.
     
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  11. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    True.
    This is a bitching site so if it makes you feel better, go for it.

    My wife and I have a business and we never use UPS either so I understand your point.
    The USPS is cheaper and usually faster unless the package is over 18 pounds.
    Big shippers get a big discount so UPS is probably cheaper than USPS for them.
    Have a good life and come back when you want to vent again.
     
  12. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    What was in the package? That made you angry that made you come here.
     
  13. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Maybe his meds??
     
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  14. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    That's actually 3 business days but who is counting.
     
  15. blkmamba

    blkmamba Active Member

    Considering USPS is on the verge of bankruptcy and UPS makes billions, I think UPS is doing fine. Yes, there are hiccups here and there as in our package. If you think the world leader in the shipping industry will be perfect every time then your IQ should be checked. I guarantee you that in your line of work you make mistakes all the time.
     
  16. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    It might get bent. Some loader might put a total gym box on the clubs.
     
  17. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    What is a UPS package doing stuck in Memphis?

    Maybe sitting in a trailer on the yard?
     
  18. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    If the good doctor makes a mistake, maybe no one is here to complain about it!
     
  19. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    Express scripts meds encourage users to have 30 day supply on hand before refilling. UPS might be late with the refill?
     
  20. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member