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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2021, 09:52:42 AM »

Hundreds of FedEx packages are found in Alabama woods
https://www.wdrb.com/news/national/hundreds-of-fedex-packages-are-found-in-alabama-woods/article_4011d5ce-73cc-5506-8ff2-15faa0e74e74.html
Gee, how come I never find neat stuff like that?

(Probably because - since the packages were likely labeled - I would have called Fedex or the law to get them back to the rightful owners.)
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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2021, 10:58:43 AM »

Because the news story did not mention a crashed FedEx semi adjacent to the packages, I wonder how they got there.
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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2021, 11:01:27 AM »

Because the news story did not mention a crashed FedEx semi adjacent to the packages, I wonder how they got there.

Went to a local, to the area where the packages were found, news site  and no mention there either.
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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2021, 02:29:03 PM »

Because the news story did not mention a crashed FedEx semi adjacent to the packages, I wonder how they got there.

I am guessing a delivery man found it faster to throw the packages away rather than deliver them.

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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2021, 02:40:12 PM »

I am guessing a delivery man found it faster to throw the packages away rather than deliver them.
Ummm . . . wouldn't it be a big red flag to the employer if a lot of Bubba's assigned packages were reported as lost?
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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2021, 10:52:24 AM »

Ummm . . . wouldn't it be a big red flag to the employer if a lot of Bubba's assigned packages were reported as lost?

He could have tossed them a few at a time when running late.

Plus someone that lazy is likely to be stupid as well.

I do not have high expectations of FedEx delivery men based on personal experience with their fraudulent and incompetent behavior.

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Re: Anyone missing a FedEx package?
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2021, 11:19:29 AM »

He could have tossed them a few at a time when running late.

Plus someone that lazy is likely to be stupid as well.

I do not have high expectations of FedEx delivery men based on personal experience with their fraudulent and incompetent behavior.

We have had a lot better experience with UPS. For business use especially UPS is a very predictable arrival time and shipping length of time than FedEx- at work I know my UPS shipped parts are going to either be here at 11AM and or 4:15PM because thatís when our driver stops by. And if in need to fly a part from Illinois I know I can order it at 4:00PM and have it in my hand at the morning drop off. If itís in Japan I know if I order it early enough in the morning I can have it here afternoon next day. UPS is crazy competitive about logistics efficiency also.

For my dadís business his driver was always there at 2:30PM. FedEx would show up at 7:30PM as often as not and heíd wind up having to go down to the depot and get it because the drivers never showed up when the business was open. For residential delivery our driver knew where to put it out of the weather and easy for us to find, FedEx would claim they couldnít find the house and return it to the depot two hours away.

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