Monday, February 3, 2014

Post Office problems

Many of you will know I have a business making decorative bookends of various kinds for sale. In the past four weeks two customers have reported goods arriving damaged in the USPS system. This in spite of our efforts to protect the items from such damage. It appears the PO is now in the business of destroying boxes marked Fragile...

Did someone jump on this..?

We will continue to make and sell bookends, but as it now appears parcels and boxes will require armor-plating and extra insurance to survive the not-so-tender mercies of the USPS, mailing prices will rise accordingly.

1 comment:

Michael Mills said...

I was once told by a chap at a shipping company that marking packages "fragile" is like a red rag to a bull for postal workers having a bad day. Obviously not everyone who works for the PO is a nutter but still...


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