Journal: News & Comment

Wednesday, May 24, 2006
# 9:32:00 AM:

I can't believe this is actually frustrating

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FedEx reports that my MacBook arrived in Anchorage, Alaska from Suzhou, China yesterday afternoon. Most likely over the next day it will make its way from there to the FedEx hub in Memphis, then probably to Toronto, then to Vancouver and finally to my house.

The price for shipping cannot possibly be taking into account the overall environmental cost of moving a 4 kg package through such a circuitous route (nearly 17,000 km) that quickly.


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