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#1 mreibman

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Posted 12 December 2019 - 04:15 PM

So the wife comes home last night and says to me, I've got some really sturdy boxes in my trunk, can you bring them in, please?

I'm like, sure.

 

I go get them. This is what I find:

BOX_CREKIT1-Z0.jpg


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#2 Dallas Racer

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Posted 12 December 2019 - 05:15 PM

Wow, that's crazy. You can get that box and tape for free: https://store.usps.c...1-P_BOX_CREKIT1

 

I just ordered one.


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#3 Mike Patterson

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 10:18 AM

But are they empty? :D


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#4 Dave Crevie

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 10:34 AM

Maybe she has a use in mind? LOL



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Posted 13 December 2019 - 11:00 AM

I could fill one up with cremated remains of slot cars.  :laugh2:


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Posted 13 December 2019 - 11:33 AM

At our age we should all have one hand. :laugh2:  


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#7 W. J. Dougherty

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 11:40 AM

Too bad you cant get shippers to use those boxes. Bet nobody would steal them off your front porch...
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Posted 13 December 2019 - 12:55 PM

Mike, you better sleep with one eye open.


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#9 Bryan Warmack

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 05:36 PM

  Given the current "green" agenda, it's hard to believe that there isn't more pressure on Amazon, etc. to use sturdy boxes such as this as reusable boxes. As the delivery guy drops off your stuff at your door he picks up the boxes he delivered the day before. Empty and all designed to be folded completely flat and ready to be used again.   So simple.....Why aren't we doing this?



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Posted 14 December 2019 - 12:12 AM

That's a smart idea Bryan. Makes perfect sense.  But it takes money to save money.

I do save certain boxes to use for my shipping needs. But I have more incoming than out going.

I would be happy with a standardized clear pocket where I could replace the incoming address with the new address.  

Remember we are talking about the post office that is using old 9 MPG trucks to deliver our packages.


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#11 Bill from NH

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Posted 14 December 2019 - 04:13 PM

My mail gets delivered by Jeep or a Subaru. But then we have mud & snow. :)


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