My Very Important USPS Package Is Doing Laps Around New York City

My Very Important USPS Package Is Doing Laps Around New York City

A piece of registered mail left Hong Kong on December 7th, and is on its way to Michael in Manhattan. While it has reached the correct city, tracking information shows that the envelope is currently doing laps from Queens to Manhattan. Michael just wants to show up at a post office and pick the darn thing up, but no one can intercept it or even tell him where it is until his neighborhood mail carrier attempts to deliver it at least once. [More]

Credit Bureaus Can't Keep Me And My Doppelgänger Separate

Credit Bureaus Can't Keep Me And My Doppelgänger Separate

An anonymous reader says credit bureaus can’t keep her identity separate with that of another woman with the same last name who used to live in her building. The reader says the bureaus won’t resolve her complaint, insisting the other woman has to take the initiative to fix the errors. [More]

DHL Pays Urban Denizens With Coupons To Deliver Packages

DHL Pays Urban Denizens With Coupons To Deliver Packages

DHL is trying out a new program called bring.Buddy where regular people can pick up and deliver packages along their daily route that they’d be traveling anyway. In return, the recruits earn free train tickets, coupons and carbon offset credits. And, of course, badges. The goal is to reduce costs and carbon emissions within dense urban environments. [More]

If You Want An Apple Store Gift Card, Don't Order It Online

If You Want An Apple Store Gift Card, Don't Order It Online

We at The Consumerist are known for our anti-gift card stance, but sometimes you find yourself in a situation where a gift is required and cash seems tacky. Vivian writes that she got an Apple gift card for her sister as a nice present, and it disappeared from her sister’s mailbox. Unlike other high-value items that they sell, Apple mails gift cards using U.S. Postal Service first class mail, and someone stole and spent the card. [More]

USPS Jerry-Rigs Amazon Package To Your Mailbox

USPS Jerry-Rigs Amazon Package To Your Mailbox

Who knew mailmen were so crafty? [More]

Tipsy Angry Man Dumps 32,000 Pieces Of Mail

Tipsy Angry Man Dumps 32,000 Pieces Of Mail

The check might be in the mail, but the mail is in the woods. [More]

New UPS Envelope Has 2nd Tape Strip So You Can Use It
Twice

New UPS Envelope Has 2nd Tape Strip So You Can Use It Twice

From the department of “of course!” UPS has introduced a new reusable express envelope. It’s got a second adhesive strip that lets the recipient reuse the same envelope on a new shipment. [More]

Blockbuster Chases GameFly, Offers Game Rentals By
Mail

Blockbuster Chases GameFly, Offers Game Rentals By Mail

Yesterday we noted that Blockbuster was launching a new DVD-by-mail rental service (which Netflix promptly one-upped by announcing a new streaming agreement), and today we’re getting tips from people that the beleaguered brick and mortar movie rental company is throwing games into the offer as well. FastCompany notes that GameFly offers around 7,000 game titles compared to Blockbuster’s library of 3,000 titles. On the other hand, Blockbuster’s rental plans start at $9/mo compared to GameFly’s $16/mo (both for one disc at a time). [More]

USPS Sends Your Package 5,586 Miles To Travel 120

USPS Sends Your Package 5,586 Miles To Travel 120

Jonathan is trying to figure out why the box of records he sent from Bell to Bakersfield, CA somehow took a 5,000 mile detour across the country and back first. [More]

USPS Thinks Everyone Lives With Dan

USPS Thinks Everyone Lives With Dan

Dan can’t get his postal carrier to understand the concept of people moving away–if you’ve ever lived in Dan’s apartment, you’ve always lived in his apartment. [More]

If We Do Nothing, Taxpayers Will Be Bailing Out The USPS

If We Do Nothing, Taxpayers Will Be Bailing Out The USPS

The USPS is an independent agency of the US government that is self-sufficient and has not received tax dollars since the early ’80s, but according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), taxpayers will be stuck with a bailout if something isn’t done about the recent shortfalls. [More]

Postal Service's Saturday Cuts Will Hurt Netflix

Postal Service's Saturday Cuts Will Hurt Netflix

Ethan Epstein of Slate’s The Big Money draws the natural conclusion that the USPS’s plans to stop Saturday service won’t work out so well for rent-by-mail companies such as Netflix. [More]

Reach FedEx Executive Customer Service

Reach FedEx Executive Customer Service

Fredrick Smith- CEO
Fax 901-818-7570

Carmine Echols – Executive Assistant to CEO
901-369-3600
executiveservices@fedex.com

FedEx Corporation
942 South Shady Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120

USPS Suggests Cutting Saturday Delivery And Increasing Rates

USPS Suggests Cutting Saturday Delivery And Increasing Rates

The United States Postal Service is continuing its long slide into suckage according to a new report delivered by Postmaster General John E. Potter this morning. People sent far less mail last year (“more than double any previous decline,” says the Washington Post) and labor costs continue to rise, which helped the USPS lose $3.8 billion in 2009. [More]

USPS Delivery Confirmation Says My Packages Were Delivered — They Weren't

An anonymous reader says anonymous’s mail isn’t getting to Anonymous. Even though USPS’s delivery confirmation service clearly says Anonymous received the package. [More]

Beware Secret Surcharges On USPS Mail At UPS Stores

Beware Secret Surcharges On USPS Mail At UPS Stores

UPS lets you send USPS Priority Mail at their walk-in locations, but a New York Times investigation found Manhattan locations charging up to 140% more for the favor. [More]

USPS: No Stamp Price Increases In 2010

USPS: No Stamp Price Increases In 2010

You can rest easy and stock up on booklets of Simpsons stamps instead of boring old Forever stamps. The United States Postal Service assures us that it is not planning any stamp price increases in 2010.

CA Residents: Watch Out For Fake LLC Registration Scams

CA Residents: Watch Out For Fake LLC Registration Scams

California requires limited liability companies to register with the state every two years. You could do this yourself by filling out a form and paying $20, or you could pay this shady company $239 to do the same thing.