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hilarious international shipping

June 17 2012 at 12:30 PM
Andrew W.  (Login AndrewGVW)
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This is NOT a dig at HLJ (Hobby Link Japan), but rather, a dig at FedEx.

Thursday night, I ordered from HLJ, and as always, they had it "out the door" pretty fast. Less than 24 hours after ordering, it was already leaving Narita airport with FedEx. Saturday morning, I tracked it at Mirabel airport, north of Montreal (I live in eastern Canada), and waiting for customs. Saturday night, I tracked it to Anchorage, Alaska (WTF? wrong direction, guys!). This morning, it's in Memphis, Tennessee...

I guess to keep my package entertained, so it doesn't get bored sitting in a bin in Montreal, FedEx decided to take it on a North American tour...and it was getting so very, very close to record time...damn!

I don't think customs works on weekends anyways, so FedEx, if you could please return it to Montreal by Monday morning, so the Border Services agent can look at it, I'd be very grateful.

Actually, I'm rather amused at this situation.

- Andrew W.

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