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Re: Plant disaster/ups versus usps

I was wondering the same thing Auralie.  Also several of my messages to
garden chat have been sent back as undeliverable.

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 8:45 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups versus usps

> I sent this message on 5/19.  Why has it showed up dated today?
> In a message dated 05/27/2004 9:40:58 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Aplfgcnys@aol.com writes:
> > David, I do understand what you're saying, but things are  not that way
> > here.
> > UPS does deliver on Saturdays - I frequently have jobs delivered on
> >
> > by UPS so that I can take advantage of two weekend days on a tight
> >
> > Also the postal service does not deliver packages to us at any time of
> > week.  They leave a notice in our box that we can pick up the package
> > following day.  They even do this with express mail which is supposed to
> > a
> > next-day service.  My son in Washington state agrees with you about
> > but it is
> > much the most reliable service in this area.
> > I had told these people what I needed the plants for and when, and they
> > never indicated that they would send them by parcel post.  On $125.00
> > of
> > plants you would think they would have realized that would not work.  I
> > would
> > have gladly paid a higher shipping cost in order to receive good plants
> > I
> > wanted them, and they would have saved a bundle, too.
> > Add to that, it really hurts me to think of the nice plants - and I can
> >
> > they were nice when they started - that were treated that way.
> > Auralie
> >
> > In a message dated 05/18/2004 12:29:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > dfranzma@pacbell.net writes:
> >
> > >I'm dealing with the same problem more or less with my business.  You
> > >UPS doesn't deliver on Saturdays so the packages I send east of the
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