roger at newfoal.com
Sat Nov 19 14:46:54 EST 2005
At 01:06 PM 11/19/2005, you wrote:
>They , like ALL big corporations will try to squeeze every last cent out
>of the public anyway they can. Of course they are crooks. The shareholders
>demand that they turn a profit. This is not JUST UPS but every big
>corporation in the world, and they will use ANY means possible to get as
>much money from you as possible, to blaming hurricanes in the US to
>terrorism. Its a FACT that UPS caterers to big business, us "little" guys
>mean nothing to them, and any business they get from us is just gravy
>anyway. The so called "border fees" are all just a big crock, and it is
>there way of justifying extorting money from you.
>A good example happened to us last month, my Video Production Studio had
>to order a copy of "liquid Edition" and "Ultra 2" for chromakeying (both
>on the same day). Pinnacle shipped Fed-ex, as promised it was on our door
>before 10 am the next morning, with no extra fees. Ultra shipped UPS and
>also promised a 10 am next day shipping (they didn't tell us it was UPS).
>At noon we called Ultra, and it took them 2 hours to "track" the package.
>It was in Calgary for over 48 hours, when we finally did get UPS to get it
>to us, they wanted another $120 Canadian C.O.D. for the "Boarder
I've had stalled and lost packages through the USPS, but none through UPS
or FedEx, ever.
From experience I know that during peak times for shipping that things can
go wrong in every shipping business, so I would assume that a 48-hour stall
on that package was due to a missort which means it has to travel back
through centers again until it is fixed.
Anyway, Canada and the U.S. definately are two different countries that do
business differently so business will go on no matter what we think so just
use the cheaper guys I guess like I do.
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