USPS: Shipping

Tothwolf tothwolf at
Mon Feb 1 22:14:14 CST 2016

On Mon, 1 Feb 2016, Norman Jaffe wrote:

> I've had even more fun with UPS - there was a big hole punched in the 
> side of a tape library that was shipped to me, completely destroying the 
> library.
> The hole matched the fork on a forklift truck.
> UPS insisted that the hole existed before they shipped it - until it was 
> pointed out that the hole was right through their shipping documents.

The very same thing happened to me with a washing machine sized box which 
contained a computer rack. The hole was large enough where one of the 
packages of mounting hardware/brackets got lost. The seller was 
non-responsive and hadn't insured it and it took me ~3 months to get $100 
out of UPS.

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