Re: ? Signature required by vendors

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Don Coon, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. Don Coon

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    "Ed Ruf" <EG*nospam*> wrote in message
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    > On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 02:37:30 GMT, in rec.photo.digital "Don Coon"
    > <coondw_nospam@hotmail_dot_.com> wrote:
    >
    > >What's the group's opinion regarding vendors requiring their shipper to
    > >obtain a signature upon delivery?
    > >
    > >I was burned twice this month by this policy. Today by Buydig (FedEx) and

    a
    > >few weeks ago by Outpost (Airborne Express.)
    > >
    > >In the same month B&H, Amazon, Newegg, Adorama, Golf Smith, and a few

    less
    > >commonly known vendors managed to get by with having the package left in

    my
    > >garage or front porch.
    > >
    > >Just wondering who to put on my "Do not buy from" list.
    > >
    > >BTW, Buydig had the best price and delivered what they promised.

    >
    > There's a really simple solution, which I use all the time. Simply leave a
    > note on your door to the shipper that you are expecting a package from so
    > and so vendor, with tracking numbers, and to please leave inside the
    > door/on the porch/etc. with your name, signature and date. I've been doing
    > this for years and have never had an expected package not left by
    > UPS/FedEx/Airborne/etc.


    I did and it didn't work although I assumed it would. They left a "see
    below" note -- referring to what amounts to a "no exceptions" provision
    requested by the sender.

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    Don Coon, Jul 10, 2003
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