Sen. Richard Blumenthal: UPS owes customers refunds for late Christmas packages

Discussion in 'The Latest UPS Headlines' started by oldngray, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  2. Marne Vet

    Marne Vet Well-Known Member

    What about FedEx and the USPS? This guy is an idiot.
  3. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Doesn't UPS only refund the difference between ground and air? If you use NDA/2nd and it doesn't get there next/2 day don't they still charge you ground rates?
  4. MassWineGuy

    MassWineGuy Well-Known Member

    The esteemed senator from Connecticut can go F himself.
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  5. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Its political grandstanding. UPS relaxes service guarantees in December. He just wants his name in the spotlight it looks like. Never waste a good crisis!
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  6. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    It's Faux News.
  7. Ouch

    Ouch Well-Known Member

    Does that mean we can ask for a refund on taxes when the polititians dont do their job.
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  8. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal: UPS owes customers refunds for late Christmas packages - Washington Examiner

    "The men and women of UPS - as well as the U.S. Postal Service and FedEx - do tremendous work this time of year, putting in grueling, long hours delivering gifts, and we are all grateful for their efforts. It is incumbent upon these companies, however, that when a customer is quoted a delivery date ahead of Christmas, gifts arrive on time.

    "I call on UPS to do the right thing and provide refunds to people whose Christmases were a little less cheery as a result of their late deliveries."
  9. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  10. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    I am so happy that all the problems facing our nation have solved so the critical problem of a few disgruntled people can get a refund on free shipping.
  11. texan

    texan Well-Known Member

    I am so shocked he is a Democrat from Connecticut.......... Not

    sigh... All emotions, taking points and he is has Jewish genes as I do.

    But I am the rare Conservative Jew, as he is a Liberal Jew.

    He is a lawyer, and never ran a real service business and knows it's
    ups and downs.

    Guess I am out of line, but oh well. Feeling feisty tonight.

    Ban me.
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    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    Will I get all my taxes back if my IRS refund is late? I filed it on the 15th!:funny:
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  13. texan

    texan Well-Known Member

    It all depends on your political contributions and exceptions claimed.
  14. ajblakejr

    ajblakejr Age quod agis

    This would be a great spring board to start asking for refunds.

    And, I ask the esteemed Senator, why weren't the roads cleared for UPS and FedEx? Why weren't the airports cleared? Shouldn't the government assure our employees will have safe working conditions? What of the ice covered sidewalks? What of the high risk of bodily harm while delivering iPhones and iPads?
  15. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    Just a politician blowing his nose ... bunch of snot.
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  16. ajblakejr

    ajblakejr Age quod agis

    Sorry, Texan, you ain't getting banned.
  17. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Heck, I vote him to be a Mod.
  18. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    I don't think Cheryl allows Mods to quit semi-monthly! :devil3:
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  19. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    "In a very real sense Christmas is on the line".

    The meaning of Christmas is on time packages? Cool. Now maybe people will drop that "Jesus' birthday" mumbo jumbo.
  20. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    She allows ones we can't get to quit. :P
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