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UPS Expanding 3D Printing Services To 100 Stores

Because not everyone has a professional 3D printer at home, but because everyone might have an interest in printing out say, a mug, a lamp, or even a bike, UPS says it’s adding 100 more stores to the list of locations that offer 3D printing. [More]

Taking more than one hard candy will be prosecuted. Evidently.

Welcome To The Hilariously Passive-Aggressive UPS Store

Every community has at least one business that has built up, over the years, an impressive collection of passive-aggressive warning signs. Where reader J. lives, that business is the UPS Store: an establishment where colorful clip art warns customers not to take more than one candy from the dish on the counter, because cameras are watching. Oh, sorry, “THE CAMERA’S.” [More]

UPS And UPS Store Awaken Reader's Inner Groomzilla

UPS And UPS Store Awaken Reader's Inner Groomzilla

Gus’s fiancée shipped the invitations for their upcoming wedding to him in Ohio from her current home in California. Only they needed to arrive before Gus leaves for a long trip today. Sending them 2nd Day Air from a UPS store, the future Mrs. Gus didn’t expect them to be held for a few days to a different city in California. It was finally on its way and… delivered to the wrong place yesterday. [More]

UPS Plays Blame Game After $5,000 Package Gets Damaged

Mike owns a small business, and he ships a lot. He mostly used UPS, and says that he probably spends $12,000 on shipping annually. Of all of the company’s items to get damaged in transit, it had to be the one worth more than $5,000 that was insured, but not for the full value of the package. That’s just how the world works. UPS claims that the item was damaged due to improper packaging, which is interesting because the item had been packaged at a local UPS Store. But loyal Consumerist readers know that UPS Stores are franchises, not owned by UPS. This means that UPS can blame the damage on Mike, since he’s the one who paid someone else to package the item. [More]

At UPS, 'Improper Packaging' Means 'Someone Cut Open Your Package'

At UPS, 'Improper Packaging' Means 'Someone Cut Open Your Package'

Michelle sold her engagement ring to a friend, and shipped it from a UPS Store in the Midwest. The ring was valuable, so she purchased $200 worth of shipping insurance on the ring and sent it on its way to New England. When the box arrived, it had been cut open and the ring removed. Michelle’s insurance claim was denied because the item was “improperly packaged.” [More]

UPS Refuses To Listen To UPS, Won't Release Package To Authorized Person

UPS Refuses To Listen To UPS, Won't Release Package To Authorized Person

What is the standard for a UPS store pickup center to release a package to someone who is not the addressee? Ace writes that apparently, one needs more than a signed note authorizing the pickup and an order from a UPS call center. What should have been a routine package pickup turned into a bizarre slap-fight. [More]

Cruel UPS Store Employee Drives Me Back To Post Office

Cruel UPS Store Employee Drives Me Back To Post Office

Evan says a UPS store employee was so annoyed he wanted to ship packages at her store that she muttered about him under her breath to coworkers and even suggested he use USPS instead. [More]

My UPS Store Keeps Scamming Me Out Of $1

My UPS Store Keeps Scamming Me Out Of $1

Kevin says employees at a Brooklyn UPS Store keep shaking him down for $1 when he brings in packages with pre-paid labels. He has paid the fee in cash before, but when he asked to settle up by credit card the employees turned him away. [More]