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Old 05-18-2010, 04:48 PM   #1
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UPS vs. FedEx

I sure wish it was FedEx delivering my new lights today. UPS doesn't get out my way till late afternoon/early evening...

Anyone else have their preferences?
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:10 PM   #2
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I like UPS better. We always seem to miss any package delivered by FedEx (excluding my iTouch, a year and a half ago). UPS, it usually gets delivered whenever someone is home lol.
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:10 PM   #3
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I like UPS... they are constantly delivering packages next door (at least every other day) so I feel like UPS will get it to me more timely since they're always right here anyway! not sure if i'm right but, eh. i like UPS's trucks better, too. did you know they are white on top? at least that's what i was told by an employee/classmate. not like it matters or anyone cares... just saying...
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:11 PM   #4
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i live and work in NYC.... UPS, FedEx, DHL, even USPS.... never an issue. i also have them delivered to my office, there is ALWAYS someone here!
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:13 PM   #5
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FEDEX FEDEX FEDEX!!!!!

UPS SUCKS!

More often than not, UPS screws up somehow. Usually they claim they came by, and that I wasnt there. This usually happens on FRIDAY and I am stuck waiting till MONDAY. I am home and sit around like an idiot watching the window, avoiding shower and whatnot. I sacrafice the entire day and live like a nut.

Other times UPS just reschedules for no reason. This too is on a Friday, thus making me wait for monday.

Fedex is QUICK! I had my corals arrive before 9am today after being shipped from Texas yesterday. THATS FAST! Fedex always does what they say they are going to do. I am sure that eventually I will be upset by them, but hasnt happend yet!

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Old 05-18-2010, 05:18 PM   #6
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Well, I always make the note when I order something that if someone isn't here to leave it at the door.
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:26 PM   #7
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The problem is that they never came by, they just claim they did.
They are jerks really. Should be fired for that. Especially when you pay EXTRA for 2 day shipping and they pull that crap making it wind up as 5 day shipping. (Wasted the extra money).

UPS is crap in my opinion. Sadly, most places force you to use UPS as they have shipping discounts for high volume accounts.

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Old 05-18-2010, 05:28 PM   #8
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i'm sure if you called and complained they'd refund you what you paid for shipping (either UPS or wherever you bought it from.) that's what i would do. i'm a big caller and complainer.
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:23 PM   #9
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I'll use either, but FedEx is a point ahead in my book. I had an AC70 delivered by UPS that came in about a million pieces. I think the original shipping box had been run over and the filter had been placed in a new box because the label had been torn off another box and taped in place. Both UPS's and FedEx's tracking systems are far superior to USPS.
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Ups all the way here never an issue and always here nice and early. Dislike Fedex ordered lights and were shipped fedex, 1st delivery fixture great but both bulbs were broken,took 3 trys for them to get me bulbs that werent broken.
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