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Improper shipment - Unable to deliver shipment - Returning to shipper?

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by fortsambo, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (129) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    I've seen various exceptions from Fed Ex, but not this one. Anyone have this one before? At least it sounds like I'm getting it back to re-ship (intact bottles anyways).
     
  2. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Something likely broke, they saw it was beer and are not sending the box back to you. Cool that you are getting what's left back instead of them just tossing it or taking it for themselves.
     
  3. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (129) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    Usually the exception is damaged box when that's the case, no?
     
  4. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (129) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    Styro shipper as well, so very surprised if something broke. Although a leak is plausible.
     
  5. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Crusader (719) Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    Perhaps it was warmer earlier this week, I don't know, but just checking out the weather right now where you are in CO... the lows are between 3-7 degrees. It's very possible you had a bottle burst, or at least a freeze/leak...

    I think "damaged box" is when something happened to actually damage your box.
     
  6. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (129) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    Guess we'll find out soon enough.
     
  7. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Aspirant (255) Apr 5, 2012 Colorado
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    My only broke bottles was a styro shipper. Also be careful if you get the beers back, they just throw them in a box without packing or wrapping them (or very little wrapping).
     
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