UPS...What's UP with Those People, Anyway?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by speckledhen, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    My friend Ellie ordered me something from, not the first time, either. They use UPS. Well, the pkg was supposed to be here last week. They told her the address was wrong, she told them it was not, and gave them my phone number to call. Obviously, I know where I live, right? Today, I get a post card in the mail, addressed properly, saying that they could not deliver because the address was wrong. DH calls the 800# and is at first told we have to go to Gainesville, over an hour away, to pick it up. He was not pleased, tells them that the address is most certainly correct, and informed the woman that UPS delivers here all the time, that they did send the postcard to the correct address. I do not see much logic in this, do you? I am in a rural area, but I'm not up in some secluded hideaway, accessible only by a Tarzan vine. Sheesh.
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    When I order from Amazon, it is sent via USPS. But, I order books. [​IMG]
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    disregard, I read Cyn's post wrong.
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Quote:You're not?
    Darn! I would love to swing my way up your driveway! [​IMG]
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Quote:You're not?
    Darn! I would love to swing my way up your driveway! [​IMG]

    Methinks Cyn protesteth too much, makes you sorta wonder about her DH's daily attire, doesn't it?
  6. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:Maybe they heard the banjos [​IMG]
  7. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    UPS is a joke! I went through heck trying to get my replacement DVR from Dish Network. I checked the shipping info one day said it was unable to be delivered as no one was home, ok, maybe they came while I was out. So made sure I was here , they never showed, checked the delivery info, the IDIOTS sent it back to dish network, never got any answer as to why they sent it back and there was never any note left the day they "attempted" delivery which I asked if leaving a note was standard procedure and it was. I know for a fact UPS hates delivering to me during the summer, they do not like coming down my dirt road.
    I would push it until they did something to make it right, but honestly they will never admit their mistakes.
  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    We have the same problem. In thier system our street is spelled wrong, "Mellisa", instead of Melissa the only way to get a package here is to mispell it on the ship to line.
  9. arabianequine

    arabianequine Crowing

    Apr 4, 2010
    United Package Slammers
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, if they came up the wrong end of my street, they would see this:


    Fedex now knows better than to try it again from that end.

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