[AMRadio] A little known USPS fact


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Fri May 4 08:57:00 EDT 2007


If you file an insurance claim with USPS it can take well
over 6 months for them to process it and pay you back.
They charge a LOT for insurance, in my opinion,
considering the poor service and the frequent losses.

> I'm sure everybody purchases insurance or delivery
> confirmation when you ship by USPS.  But just in case
> you don't, for that little item going across town,
> when USPS loses it, its gone forever.  USPS, unlike
> everybody else, has no way to track any package or
> letter unless you get the insurance or delivery
> confirmation, at extra cost, albeit not much in most
> cases.  If they do lose it without the above, you fill
> out a bunch of paper work, and wait a month or two,
> they might just find it, but usually they dont. 
> What's really neat is when you get this plastic bag
> with a mangled, grease covered item in it, where the
> post office sent it back saying it got caught in the
> machinery, "so sorry".
> 
> W4MEC, Charlie in NC
> 
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