Advice from a post office worker on shipping "fragile" things...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by redhen, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I recently shipped out some maple syrup to someone..and the PO worker told hubby to write "SYRUP" on the box...
    Because if a box containing syrup breaks..its HELL on them. So i guess it has to be shipped differently..or its handled more gently...
    She said she even writes "SYRUP" On any fragile boxes that she sends out....
    Muhahhahahaha... good to know for shipping eggs!! [​IMG]
     
  2. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a wonderful suggestion. Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
     
  3. chikky

    chikky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great tip! And funny [​IMG]
     
  4. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome tip. [​IMG] I would have never thought about that. I wonder what other goopy things might work?
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:LOL..i dont know...
    But she said that if the box breaks open and the syrup gets on the equipment... its a big mess for them to clean up...
    So..i bet they DO take it easy on "syrup" boxes... [​IMG]
     
  6. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It arrived safe and sound......thank you so much! I will let you know when breakfast is. I have bacon still too. I will be thinking of you.....do you want a picture?
     
  7. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh maybe some POR15
     
  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    This should be posted on the "Chicken Hatching Eggs - For Sale" section so sellers would know how to ship. [​IMG]
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    great tip!!
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Nah... i just hope you like it. Enjoy! [​IMG]
     

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