You're a lucky man, Mike. Personally, I've got 11 pounds sitting in something called the "North Bay Hub" (can't be too far off, as I live in the north Bay) but not due to arrive for four more days! If only I could call them and drive over to pick it up... Here's an interesting link I found at UPS: average delivery times from Sweet Marias. Note that these are just FYI and come with no guarantee:http://www.ups.com/using/services/servicemaps/servicemaps.htmlthen type in 43201 for the zip code. Cheers, Paul (with eyes on the moving target) Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! - Official partner of 2002 FIFA World Cuphttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast">http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.comhomeroast mailing listhttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast
I have my SM coffee sent to a PO box just accross the border from me in remote, end of the road Danville, Washington where UPS can take forever to find. USPS priority mail has it there 3 days after Tom sends it. Probably costs a little more than UPS but it's great service Charlie --------------------------------- Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! - Official partner of 2002 FIFA World Cup
On the other hand, I'm within the "1 day" shipping area from UPS. It's wonderful to pay ground shipping prices and get overnight service! =Spencer in Ann Arbor, MI Charlie Herlihy wrote: <Snip> homeroast mailing listhttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast
And of course the chart is optimized (and lies) My orders always arrive one week from the day they are picked up. My order picked up on May 23 is scheduled to be delivered May 30th. On about half my orders we get delivery the day after it is scheduled. But they have scheduled my order for 5 business days delivery. I know that is going to be the case and just don't let it get to me any more. My thought process now is that I'm getting the best beans and it is not my drivers fault. Its not like I'm out of toilet paper and waiting :^) John - noticing that the term is transit - its the sit part we don't like
A couple of notes: 1. According to the fine print, delivery is "guarantee[d for] ... commercial address[es]". If you're getting it at home, all bets are off. That's why I get mine shipped to work, but you presumably don't have that option. 2. 5 "business days" IS 7 "calendar days". =S John - In Deep Southern Texas wrote: <Snip> homeroast mailing listhttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast
Spencer, Reread what I said. I was making reference to the UPS web site chart for average delivery. The chart is pretty clear that I should be getting my delivery in FOUR days. Now if that spans a week-end the it should never be more than six days. Mine was SCHEDULED for SEVEN. There was no mention of guarantees. I was throwing rocks at their chart. However, living this close (1500 yards) to Mexico, even Business delivery is a day longer than normal. If I had it delivered to a business address, unless they called I wouldn't improve. I get all of my deliveries between 6 and 6:30 pm.
I reliably get overnight shipping from SM's with UPS Ground service. One time, I ordered in the morning, and the box was on my porch when I left for work at 0630 the next morning. David Jewett/MI MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos: http://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast">http://photos.msn.com/support/worldwide.aspxhomeroast mailing listhttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast
Well, I placed an order an hour & a half ago and it's not here yet! What's up with that?