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Old 08-10-2020, 11:04 AM
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I have bought stuff from eBay for a long time and have not really experienced many issues with getting my orders delivered by USPS. But on two recent orders within last 2-3 weeks (shipped from within US), the USPS tracking seem to stop updating around the time the packages get to my local post office branch. I still have not received them.

How has your recent shipping experience been with USPS?
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Old 08-10-2020, 11:11 AM
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Yes... USPS took a huge downturn. I had an expedited package take two weeks, was suposed to be 2nd day!

https://popculture.com/news/usps-del...ypKrl95iTVyyy8
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Itís so bad that I stopped selling on ebay.
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Old 08-10-2020, 11:34 AM
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usps has had many issues lately...thought eBay covered sellers in some pace about seller aint responsible 4 shipping delays..)but I guess the buyer could leave a bad feedback review)its been on news in my area now a few times in last days
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Hmm. I did notice that the last listing I sold on eBay about a month ago, USPS shipping was late by a few days. It seems to be getting worse.

I placed my first order with rpphobby couple days ago and glad they shipped via fedex.

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Old 08-10-2020, 01:20 PM
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Yep. Its hosed. Nothing to do for it but stand by the mailbox and weep.
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It has nothing to do with Ebay or other vendors. Its USPS and CanPost. Both are overwhelmed right now. My last shipment from Amain (received today) took a month and two days to get to Canada. Normal is 1-2 weeks. It disappeared in LA for two weeks and then disappeared in Vancouver for two weeks. I ordered some other parts from another store in Northern California and same thing. All this and the President wants to shut down USPost so I don't foresee things getting better quickly. Best to pay the extra for courior service.
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Old 08-14-2020, 03:39 AM
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Everything is good for me most of the time until my package goes through Atlanta. After that I'm lucky to even get the dang package w/ in a week. Thing is I only live 20-30 minuets from Atlanta. They like to sent my packages to the wrong destinations often as well, so it could just be that they are morons in that facility.
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Everything is good for me most of the time until my package goes through Atlanta. After that I'm lucky to even get the dang package w/ in a week. Thing is I only live 20-30 minuets from Atlanta. They like to sent my packages to the wrong destinations often as well, so it could just be that they are morons in that facility.
Yep same here. And of course people want to leave bad reviews because their item was late due to USPS like it was their fault. Thatís why I stopped shipping stuff via mail.
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all mail services are over whelmed in the last few months .Talked to my child that works 4 USPS and in feb mail rate was 100.000 pieces per day..
now she said its well over 700,000 pieces per day.. (and this is not a major hub .just a small semi local branch)
tell delivery drivers to work more overtime get the stuff here now LOL.. you peeps are so funny..
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I have had a couple of packages say deliver when they weren't lately it wasn't fun having to explain this to the store. Also had a canopy for one of airplane come smashed in amongst other stuff.
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I mean, at least USPS doesnt go up your driveway and pull this stunt:
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In my case, USPS don't pull up to the fence sometimes and just leave a pink slip to pick up the package from the post of office because they are that lazy.
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Our mail has now been stopped because of the wildfire smoke from Washington State.
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I used usps forever but just changed to fed ex and ups .Problem gone
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