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Anyone know when "the end of the day" is for DHL

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by DrPepper, Oct 27, 2020.

  1. DrPepper

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    Expecting a package via DHL, it's already 8:30 pm. Probably not tonight, doh...
     
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    it's when the cows come home.
     
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    They're in the backyard, I'm sunk...
     
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    Look at the bright side. It's providing enjoyment for the person that stole it off your porch.
     
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    It is very simple - it is not meant to be taken literally, but rather more as used in the common colloquial expression, "at the end of the day, it's all about xxyyzz".

    It is similar to "ultimately".

    So DHL means that "ultimately, at the end of the day, you will get your package". :)
     
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    too soon
     
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    OK, spill. What's in the box?
     
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    When I call them and get an answering machine.
     
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    It's probably been transferred to USPS for final delivery...



    "It" is an amplifier, more to come in another section when "it" gets here...
     
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    I had a DHL package show up past 9pm, the tracking link said it was out for delivery so I kept checking it every half hour after dinner. When the web link said it had been delivered I thought that was strange, no one knocked on the door. So I walked all the way down the driveway and there it was, hanging off the mailbox in a plastic bag in the rain.
     
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    I had a UPS package, a guitar, show up after 9:00pm. If i hadn't done one last website tracking check it would have sat outside all night.
     
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    I have not seen a DHL truck in years and assumed they "lost".
     
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    DHL is the worst package delivery service out there. I'm guessing you'll see your package Friday. Best of luck!



    Definition:
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    To get dissed, stood up, ignored or not in the loop. Named after the shipping company notorious for their poor service.

    Example:
    Dude, that girl totally DHL-ed me last night, and I was standing there waiting around for nothing. I don't even know what I did wrong.
     
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    Lot of carriers doing that now...
     
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    if you've ever driven delivery, you'll know the definition of "end of the day."

    It's when the truck is empty.
     
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    Had to read it twice. "... I assumed they got lost"
     
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    Over here it’s 22:00 and they put the package on your doorstep, ring the bell, and retreat, but they do wait to make sure you come to the door.
     
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    Not sure about DHL but a lotta employees are given three days work each day, then struggle to finish two days work ASAP.

    I talk to workers out alone with a truck and get the same stuff from cable guys, appliance repair guys etc.
    UPS is non union but Fed Ex is union so may get better "hours".
    UPS expects all packages on the truck to be delivered, as opposed to a solid eight hour work day from drivers.

    Our Spectrum cable guys will show up late, but if pressed, they are scheduled to do a half day install at my 40 TV location, then another 3-5 half day installs all located in a 150 mile range.
    It's a joke what it takes to keep a job in many cases these days.
    Benefits are easy to cut despite XYZ, and service industry companies seem to have a hard time keeping good people.

    Lots of service industry workers are now imported and payed minimum wage, plus charged $100/ week to live four to a basement room. Companies pay airfare and arrange work visas.

    Why pay locals a living wage and give them a doable roster when all that money takes profit from the owner?
    Just not the American way any longer.
     
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    What a joke... DHL t
     
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    Their tracking say package awiting pickup as requested... I never made that request...
     
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