Under-Packaging Items For Shipping Just As Stupid As Over-Packaging Them

John needed a lot of blank DVDs to start a project, so he ordered some up from OfficeMax. He regrets that decision now. While his package came addressed to the correct name, the DVDs arrived smashed up after bouncing around loose in the box. John actually longs for the comical overpackaging that Amazon’s Stupid Shipping Gang is known for.

“Oh, how I wish I had used Amazon and been subjected to their incessant need to ship your packages so they arrive undamaged,” he wrote to Consumerist wistfully.


He was able to get the order exchanged, but couldn’t specifically request that OfficeMax maybe throw in some air pillows this time.


All we consumers ask for is a little balance, shippers. Is that too much to ask?

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