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FU FEDEX mrfr0sty Feb 24th, 12, 09:44 PM #1
Just did an RMA to Intel for a dead i7-920. Handled by FEDEX, and this is the journey they took...... lol!!!

Why are they complaining about fuel prices....?? :S

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Lippyt Feb 24th, 12, 09:57 PM #2
I'm no operations expert, but I believe that sometimes a longer but more frequently traveled route may be cheaper. Moreover, due to the increased frequency, faster (goods stay less time idling)
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Ar3s Feb 24th, 12, 10:07 PM #3
Which is why they have so many different speeds of delivery. If they only did a direct route delivery that wouldn't benefit the other regions and their fleet of jets would not be able to manage the work load.
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rickysio Feb 24th, 12, 10:20 PM #4
Economies of Scale. Cheaper (as retarded as it sounds) to do it this way.
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mrfr0sty Feb 24th, 12, 10:39 PM #5
Well, makes sense guys.. but still 7208Km from MLY to SG :S
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UnDead_Swing Feb 24th, 12, 10:44 PM #6
Wow. That is surpising.

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qussl3 Feb 24th, 12, 10:50 PM #7
MY and SG luv HK more than each other lol.
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lingmong Feb 24th, 12, 11:17 PM #8
If I don't remember wrongly the last time I sent my Intel chip for RMA through Fedex it went to Malaysia by road...
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koohansen Feb 24th, 12, 11:49 PM #9
sometimes this kind of logistics very weird one. Just like the Crucial SSDs, made in Singapore. Buy in USA cheaper.
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Aiers81 Feb 25th, 12, 04:49 PM #10
Goes In weight as well. If they don't have that much shipment going to msia. But Hk got a huge shipment going to msia. Will make sense for them to consolidate in msia if there is a "by the way" vehicle going Hk. Makes economical sense to me.
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sometimes this kind of logistics very weird one. Just like the Crucial SSDs, made in Singapore. Buy in USA cheaper.
Thats not weird at all. Its because Singaporeans are used to high prices, while americans are not(they have so much competition via newegg, amazon, ebay, etc)...so they can charge higher in Singapore.
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