[PLUG-TALK] Shipment scramble

Denis Heidtmann denis.heidtmann at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 12:23:42 PST 2011


On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 06:05:26PM -0800, Denis Heidtmann wrote:
> > ...  It looks as if UPS had a crash and the
> > boxes were re-stuffed with items chosen at random from random stuff
> strewn
> > about.
> ...
> > How UPS had the cojones to send a box in such shape, or randomly stuff
> into
> > broken boxes is beyond me.
>
> I am reminded of Tom Hanks opening washed-ashore Fed Ex boxes in
> Cast Away.  Just be thankful that you did not get body parts of
> the driver who died in the crash.  :-/
>
> No, I don't know what your plastic hangy strip is, though I would
> guess it is some kind of air barrier that sits above a wide
> conveyor belt, perhaps leading into or out of a production line
> furnace or optical measurement chamber, segregating light or
> heat.  I'm guessing Solar World might use something like that,
> and the 3M optical stuff, too.  I'm also guessing their shipments
> and yours follow similar paths, many opportunities for careless
> material exchange.
>
> Keith
>
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No body parts.  The optical stuff are prescription safety lenses.  The
plastic is too thin for an air barrier.  My shipment  originated in the
mid-west; the optical stuff was destined for Mass.  I bet the ice and snow
in the mid-west had something to do with the mix-up.

-Denis
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