"Order by" deadlines

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TooTechie, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    I see Macy's is guaranteeing Christmas delivery this year. If your order isn't received by Christmas you get a gift card for the value of your order up to $100.
    Macy's order by date is 12/23.

    Amazon? 12/23

    Lots of others are doing the same dumb thing...
    Victoria's secret
    JC Penney
    Pottery Barn
    etc, etc.

    They'll never learn.
     
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  2. UPSJedi2112

    UPSJedi2112 I blast Rush in my truck.

    We've been okay so far here. Volume not too bad, weather has been pretty agreeable, but a huge last minute crush like this looks likely to become, will totally wreck the whole peak. Can't wait. It'll be all our fault , too.
     
  3. Brownslave688

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

    I miss victorias secret. Haven't seen one in a good while.
     
  4. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    :uphere: Saw 1 on Monday while delivering to an apartment complex at 10 am for a sig req pkg. rang bell twice was filling out notice , when BAM. Wow, wow wow. Can't even put into words what I saw at the door....:uphere:
     
  5. Set of door knobs?
     
  6. That's called,being married
     
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  7. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    lol. O oooooooooo yeaaa!!!!!
     
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  8. brostalss

    brostalss Active Member

    Last year Babies R Us and Dick's Sporting Goods were guarantying Christmas delivery on their website on Dec. 23rd at 11:30pm.

    REALLY?
     
  9. MassWineGuy

    MassWineGuy Active Member

    I hope Macy's has plenty of gift cards on hand.
     
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  10. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    PCM yesterday, the boss said that the plan they are expecting would have us all running 11-11.5 hour days next week.

    Then he tossed out the grenade.

    "My bosses think we should work Sunday the 21st. I told them we did not have to."

    Now that it is out there, my bet is that it is mentioned daily until it is a reality. I am betting dimes to dollars that we are working the 21st.

    Sigh.
     
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  11. MassWineGuy

    MassWineGuy Active Member

    At least your boss stood up a little. Better than many.
     
  12. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    Remaining competitive with FedEx.
     
  13. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Over rated anyway. Give me nakedness!
     
  14. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Surprisingly very few of the women I delivered those Victoria's Secret packages looked anything like those models. They looked a lot more like Lane Bryant types.
     
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  15. Drink a 6 pack or two. They will look like models!
     
  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    6 beers.gif
     
  17. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

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  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I prefer to leave a little to the imagination.

    Our center posted a sign up sheet for 12/21.
     
  19. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Rowdy says otherwise....
     
  20. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    And all the imbeciles who believe them and place their orders 12/23 never seem to learn either.