Why does UPS and Fedex hand shit off to the USPS now?

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  1. Dream Theater

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    What the fuck? I was waiting for a package and UPS could have just delivered it right to my home today but for some fucking reason they hand it off to the post office across town and now I have to wait another day for my stuff.
    Why?? Seems inefficient to me. :fil:
     
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    they ain't got time for this hsit
     
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    because USPS is better at local deliveries than they are so they can do the terminal delivery cheaper.
     
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    Maybe UPS has a "no giant black dildo" policy? :c
     
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    Just seems like this is a recent development. I've been noticing it more and more lately.
    I guess it's a good thing in the long run because the post office was in trouble financially.
     
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    they've been doing it here for at least a year now. the P.O. delivers 7 days a week now. i think much of this happened so USPS could get Amazon shipment money.
     
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    How dare you sir! I am waiting on a manly shipment... Fleece lined jeans for riding my bike in the cold and a lifetime guarantee belt from Duluth Trading .
     
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    It's UPS Sure Post. FedEx has a similar Smart Post service.

    Bulk shippers get better rates.
     
  9. Dream Theater

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    Yeah I'm a prime member and I get stuff delivered on Sundays now too! :yes:
     
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    i guess they have a package size limit: small boxes come by USPS and the larger stuff by UPS or Fedex.
     
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    I mentioned this a few times but I picked up a 7 zone heated shirt last year and love it. They have hook ups to use it with the 12v system on a bike as well. It woulda been great during my riding days.
    http://www.warmnsafe.com/mens-heated-layer-for-7-4volt/
     
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    I received packages 2 Sundays in a row, that were slated for Monday. No complaints. Ordered thru Amazon, delivered thru who gives a fuck. Got my toy a day early, and a day off.:)
     
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    So you're saying if DT wants ups or fedex to deliver he needs to order his big black dildos in bulk? :scratch:
     
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    $200... Not bad at all considering what Harley charges for their heated gear
     
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    Why I oughta!!!! :stfu:
     
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    Thanks Obama!
     
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    Can't be. Even here they have quite a few giant black dildoes working for them.