Dog Days Ahead
The weather so far this summer has been classic. It's hot, muggy and not much rain. Our hats go off to our intrepid couriers who spend all day in the scorching heat. We're not sure how they do it but remember a cold glass of water on these ninety-degree days is always welcome.
We Like to Go Out of Town, Way Out!
If you happen to forget an important item while you're vacationing on the beach, call us. Last week, courier S808 made it all the way out to Martha's Vineyard from Manhattan to keep the wheels of commerce rolling.
Label Your Delivery
With the recent attacks in London, we have been experiencing tighter security when making deliveries. It is very important that your package is fully labeled. Information should be detailed all the way down to the recipient's full name (not just Jim), company name, room number, street address and phone number.
Heard On an Elevator
"Don't worry about tonight's attire. Just make sure you wear a white T-shirt and boxer shorts."
One of thousands of titillating conversations overheard by our courier's everyday.
As incredible as it sounds, Lance Armstrong won an amazing record seventh Tour de France. For all of us bike racers, riders and messengers this is an amazing feat. Congratulations Mr. Armstrong. You are an inspiration to all.
Abort Retry Ignore
The introduction of our new operations software has been delayed for 30 to 60 days. We are waiting for several key custom features from our programmers. We will be sending out a separate mailing detailing all the new features and enhancements to improve customer service.
Even with our current software, it is possible to place an order online and to track an order online. Try it at:
Stump the Band
Last month, we asked you to tell us how the Broadway play “No, No Nanette” altered the course of baseball history? Answer: Among other things, the Red Sox owner, Harry Frazee, received $100,000 in exchange for trading Babe Ruth to the Yankees. The cash was used to produce the play. The unconfirmed additional tidbit is that Frazee's lady friend starred in the play.
Who is the original person who started painting their cabs yellow in New York City? The first person to call John Handrik with the correct answer will win a coveted Breakaway T-shirt.