AcuRite need to stop using FedEX

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AcuRite needs to get rid of FedEx. I ordered a new AcuRite Access on the 22nd. At the same time, I order something else from another company. The other company sent my item USPS and it arrived in 2 days I'm still waiting for my Access. Also now that I see that FedEx refuses to cut it's ties with the NRA I'm even more convinced we all need to stop using FedEX
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Jack Canavera

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It all depends on the level of service you pay for.  Most items sent USPS Priority Mail get 2 day delivery.  I've found that of the carriers offering ground service, FedEx is faster than USPS standard shipping and UPS ground.  Depending upon locale being shipped to, I've found that FedEx many times equaling Priority mail in delivery speed.  That USPS Priority mail does carry a higher charge.  
The other issue is the time it takes for the seller to prepare the order and get it to the shipper.  Good example on that is Amazon.  Use Amazon prime and that package not only gets shipped via a faster service level, but internally Amazon processes the entire order faster.  
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Jack, I find in my area Massachusetts that Fedex sits on my shipments for a day or two before moving it along. I'm under the impression they slow down the cheaper shipping rate packages so that more people pay the extra for fast shipping. Just my impression, luckily most companies offer a variety of shipping options. And yes we are all being spoiled by Amazon Prime