Shipping method?

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  1. Ninerboy81 macrumors regular

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    This being my first pre order for an iPhone through apple.com I was wondering who they use for shipping as in like USPS, UPS, FEDEX and can I have them just hold it at the station? Before it gets on the truck that way I can just pick it up as soon as they open at like 8 or whenever they open? I've noticed that delivery trucks get here at my apartment complex around 2-5 and I have work at noon so I wanna pick it up before that. Thanks!
     
  2. Shadowbech macrumors 68040

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    UPS or Fedex.

    And yes you do have to option to have it hold for pick up at your local UPS or Fedex location.
     
  3. Surfer13134 macrumors 6502a

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    Its usally UPS sometimes Fedex. You can sign up for MYUPS and schedule it to hold at your local hub or even your local UPS store. Fedex has the same features but I havent used them yet.
     
  4. Ninerboy81 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for the quick reply. I guess ill just have to wait for the shipping email to see where its at and click the option to hold at station.
     
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    now don't hold me to this. from what i know fedex is in charge of apple's accessories and ups is in charge of shipping the actually products.
     
  6. Shadowbech macrumors 68040

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    But in times like this, I'm pretty sure Apple uses both carrier to have the phone delivered. I know when I pre-ordered an ipad mini or a 4S, UPS delivered them for me and not fedex.
     
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    true but i've only had fedex handle my iphone 4. every other model was by ups.
     
  8. AlliFlowers Contributor

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    I've always had UPS bring the phones and FedEx bring Macs.
     
  9. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    OnLy 1/2 true. Yes, FedEx or UPS, but for special delivery options (specific times, hold at hub, etc.), you'll need to be a member of their special services (E.g. UPS MyChoice).
     
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    I always call ups and have them hold for a will call. I'm there first thing in the morning.
     
  12. Ninerboy81 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I know your probably somewhere other than California but do most UPS' open at 8?
     
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    Thanks! When we get shipment confirmations will I be able to see which hub it's going to? So I can request to hold it there?
     
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    Thanks! Four oF NINE!
     
  17. thatpluslife macrumors regular

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    Now I know ups has their stores and also their customer centers. If we decide to hold our phones for pick up which of the two will they let us do that at?
     
  18. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Phones will go to major hub (E.g. Memphis), then typically another hub (E.g. Louisville), then a smaller hub, then a local hub, then you house. UPS stores are typically for outward bound shipping only.
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