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Subject: Delivery Confirmation Scans Enroute
Date Posted: 6/16/2010 4:10 PM ET
Member Since: 4/22/2006
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Top this one if you can or explain it to me:

I ordered a book from a member back in GA.  Here's the history thus far:

6-4  electronic shipping info received - Dublin, GA

6-8  enroute - Macon, GA

6-8 enroute - Atlanta, GA

6-9 thru today 6-16  enroute - Memphis, TN . . . translates to:

6-9  (3) enroute scans - Memphis, TN

6-10  (4) enroute scans - Memphis, TN

6-11  (2) enroute scans - Memphis, TN

6-12  (1) enroute scan - Memphis, TN

6-15  (2) enroute scans - Memphis, TN

6-16  (2) enroute scans - Memphis, TN

That totals (14) enroute scans in Memphis, TN alone.  What's going on here?  And why can't they get it out of Memphis?  no

I want my book!


Date Posted: 6/16/2010 6:37 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2009
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For whatever reason, it's "looping", just going around and around on the machines they use to sort small parcels.

There is a way to flag it, have it pushed aside into a special bin, and capture it and send it on the correct way.

I will have to check when I get back to work tomorrow and tell you who to contact.

Maybe someone else will come along before then who can tell you what to do/who to contact.

If not, I will do it tomorrow.

Date Posted: 6/18/2010 5:51 PM ET
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OK if I PM you?

Date Posted: 6/19/2010 2:27 PM ET
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Sure, feel free.  And by the way, after talking to two different people in Memphis on the 17th and having 3 scans that day, it's not been scanned again.  I'm hoping that means the book is finally on it's way to me.  (Had a total of 22 scans in Memphis.)

Date Posted: 6/20/2010 9:26 AM ET
Member Since: 10/23/2005
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The USPS closed the bulk mail facility in Atlanta a few months back. Since then every book I mail from GA goes through Memphis. Most times they are fairly quick, but sometimes Memphis likes to imitate Bell, CA as one of those USPS black holes. I have a package that I mailed this week that has had 2 scans in Memphis and since then, nothing. I hope that 'nothing' means it has escaped from Memphis and is on the way to its destination.