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Will our mail be delayed?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Deane Johnson, Sep 13, 2001.

  1. Deane Johnson

    Deane Johnson Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't most of our cross country mail move by air? With all of the planes grounded, won't the mail sort of be stopped in place for a while? Just wondering.
    I guess FedEX and UPS air would also grounded wouldn't they?
    Deane
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  2. Adam Tyner

    Adam Tyner Well-Known Member

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    Similar threads in the Home Theater Software forum have been closed due to perceived "tactlessness" (though I personally disagree), so the same will probably happen here. To answer the question -- http://www.usps.gov/news/2001/press/serviceupdates.htm
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  3. BrianB

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    I've been told all local mail will continue to be delivered/picked up, but cross-country mail is delayed. They're using the backup rail/road services.
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  4. Howard Williams

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    I won a monitor on ubid last Friday. I got an email yesterday that said it has shipped from there warehouse in Tennesse and would arrive today. The Fedex tracking number showed it left TN by air to Los Angeles for Priority Over Night Air delivery today. I thought that was kinda weird. Kinda like the restrictions are for passenger flights only, not cargo. Weird.
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  5. Michael Reuben

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    Air traffic is scheduled to resume this morning.
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