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The US Postal Service Still Striving for Mediocrity

So how freaking hard is it for the freaking Post Office to deliver a simple package…

I placed an order on the 14th of May that was shipped on the 15th of May at 12:48AM that UPS was able to move 946 miles in about 59 hours, an average of about 16 miles per hour. The package was delivered to the Virginia Beach Post at 11:39AM on the 17th of May.

It is now the evening of May 21st and I am approximately 3.5 miles from the post office, and the package still has not arrived, by my math it has taken over 96 hours and the USPS has moved my package at .03 MPH, and slowing…

If you ever have the shipping option of UPS SurePost, don’t pick it, unfortunately I didn’t pay attention and just wen with the default method…Page-01 Page-01UPSP

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Why The U.S. Postal Service Will Fail

The US Postal Service is the model of efficiency, I shipped a package on the 7th of May, and apparently it likes the Chicago area, because it is on its third visit there….

In roughly the same time it takes Federal Express to move roughly 1 Million iPads from China, the USPS can’t move 1 freaking GPS unit from Virginia Beach Virginia to Olathe Kansas…

Class: First-Class Mail®
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation™
Insured
Insured
Status: Processed through Sort Facility
Your item was processed through and left our ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007 facility on May 21, 2010. The item is currently in transit to the destination. Information, if available, is updated periodically throughout the day. Please check again later.
Detailed Results:
Processed through Sort Facility, May 21, 2010, 5:34 pm, ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007
Processed through Sort Facility, May 20, 2010, 11:51 pm, KANSAS CITY, MO 64121
Processed through Sort Facility, May 20, 2010, 7:31 pm, KANSAS CITY, KS 66106
Processed through Sort Facility, May 14, 2010, 12:03 am, CHICAGO, IL 60701
Processed through Sort Facility, May 11, 2010, 11:06 pm, ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007
Processed through Sort Facility, May 11, 2010, 2:01 am, CHICAGO, IL 60701
Processed through Sort Facility, May 09, 2010, 12:35 pm, ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007
Processed through Sort Facility, May 07, 2010, 10:13 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Acceptance, May 07, 2010, 2:54 pm, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23456

We really need to stop supporting the incompetence that is the USPS and let FedEx and UPS handle it, and shut down the post office…