Express drop boxes will be accepting Ground packages

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by It will be fine, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. It will be fine

    It will be fine Well-Known Member

    Have fun y’all.
     
  2. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

    Yeah, I got that message the other day. Glad I don’t have any dropboxes. :)
     
  3. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Who picks up the ground boxes?
     
  4. Oldfart

    Oldfart Well-Known Member

    Wonder if the cutoff times will be the same? Seems like I noticed on a UPS Dropbox there were different cutoff times for different services.
     
  5. It will be fine

    It will be fine Well-Known Member

    Express will bring them back to express stations and we’ll get them from there, likely the following day.
     
  6. SmithBarney

    SmithBarney Well-Known Member

    You mean just like we already do...(ok some people let them sit for a few days first)
     
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  7. Cactus

    Cactus Just telling it like it is

    What Ground dropboxes?
     
  8. It will be fine

    It will be fine Well-Known Member

    Fair enough, the only difference will be when they remove all the signage saying express only no Ground and let drop boxes show up as locations when you search online, volume might go up some. You know some fools are going to be leaving their beds and dressers with return labels next to the drop boxes now.
     
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  9. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    I certainly would.
     
  10. Cactus

    Cactus Just telling it like it is

    Wrapped with toilet paper and scotch tape I presume?
     
  11. zeev

    zeev Active Member

    On the way to express and ground becoming one, with the ground contractor model.
     
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  12. MAKAVELI

    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    If and when they combine it will be an all employee model.
     
  13. Cactus

    Cactus Just telling it like it is

    Anti-union employee model.
     
  14. Fred's Myth

    Fred's Myth Nonhyphenated American

    Speculation or fact?
    Could have dual service pickups. Express by 5, then Ground at 10 p.m.
     
  15. It will be fine

    It will be fine Well-Known Member

    I know we’ll be picking them up, they told us to be prepared for increased volume from express stations. We have to be back no later than 8 around here and they can’t contractually schedule pickups after 6:30. That’s why I think they’ll be picked up from express a day after you get them.
     
  16. Oldfart

    Oldfart Well-Known Member

    Bet you believe in the tooth fairy too.
     
  17. 59 Dano

    59 Dano I just want to make friends!

    Lord, no. They don't want Ground drivers messing with Express dropboxes.
     
  18. Code 82 Approved

    Code 82 Approved Titanium Plus+ Level Member with benefits!

    I was part of the test market about 4 years ago, no.. never had anyone that stupid. But it will happen.
     
  19. 59 Dano

    59 Dano I just want to make friends!

    Where they should remain.
     
  20. Code 82 Approved

    Code 82 Approved Titanium Plus+ Level Member with benefits!

    I was in the test market, a had memorized the codes of about 60 drop boxes. Our scanners didn't open them like yours do. The test, which lasted a year was a complete failure. If in one year, I got 100 things that fit in a drop box.. it would be a generous number. The rest were trampolines, patio furniture and basketball hoops. J/K