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Once or twice I have gotten a package a day early but usually they are on schedule with the delivery date.
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc;15309178 
I noticed that. Except mine started UPS and finished USPS. But it sat idle at the post office for a week. Not sure what happened there. Im one of those impatient people that check at least 2 times a day where my package is.kookoo.gif
That sounds normal to me.

I worked for a little mail-order catalog company called Mindware as a temp employee to help out for the Christmas rush. So in order to be ready for that, they allowed us to start in like August or something. I stayed until mid-January.

During my time there, I learned that the USPS can be a bunch of lazy pieces of you-know-what and they will hold a package until the very last possible day because "Oh, well we have 4-7 business days and we're only on the 4th business day..." or something like that. Except, our expected USPS delivery time was 7-14 business days! So it was even worse: "Oh, we're only on the 7th business day, so we still have 7 more to go..."

I refused to believe it until I dealt with about a half a dozen customers where it was painfully obvious that the USPS was taking their sweet time because they were still in the 7-14 business day window even though those bastards could've had it delivered in about 2-3 days flat. Calling them over the phone was a nightmare too, and some of our customers even said so (like, I had a few irate customers telling me that the USPS employee they got on the phone was the rudest piece of trash they'd ever talked to).
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If you choose 3-7 day delivery (Egg Saver), I've had them hold it 4 days until the 7th day.

I've also had them deliver it the next day even though I chose 3 day. There is a Newegg hub about 20 minutes away so UPS can be early if my stuff is in stock there.

It always turns into a nightmare if I get a message that says "tendered to local post office".
 
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Why is this in Intel CPU's? Shouldn't it be in off-topic or something?
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Originally Posted by ivymaxwell;15309196 
Oh yeah i looked closer and it is being shipped with UPS mail innovations, so they handed it to the USPS?
May I please have the UPS tracking number?
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post #36 of 45
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;15309256 
That sounds normal to me.

I worked for a little mail-order catalog company called Mindware as a temp employee to help out for the Christmas rush. So in order to be ready for that, they allowed us to start in like August or something. I stayed until mid-January.

During my time there, I learned that the USPS can be a bunch of lazy pieces of you-know-what and they will hold a package until the very last possible day because "Oh, well we have 4-7 business days and we're only on the 4th business day..." or something like that. Except, our expected USPS delivery time was 7-14 business days! So it was even worse: "Oh, we're only on the 7th business day, so we still have 7 more to go..."

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Every time 1 of my packages show up as being delivered by USPS it shows up on the last possible day it can. I think 1 time it came 1 day before but ya, I hate seeing "delivered by USPS" show up on my tracking.
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I get my package on time all the time pretty much. Never had a problem with them (UPS).
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Oh yeah i looked closer and it is being shipped with UPS mail innovations, so they handed it to the USPS?

Thats how mine were doing. You start off tracking through UPS, then it gets handed off to USPS, eventually.
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I have never had them deliver a package after their estimated delivery date. However I always choose Guaranteed 3 Day Shipping and most of the time it arrives in 1-2. I have only had to wait till the 3rd day on two occasions and I ship with UPS all the time.
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I sure would love to see your tracking number, ivymaxwell.
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