Mystery Contact Number

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RealDiehl's Comment
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Call me a pessimist but I don't think anyone is going to answer when I call to see if I can deliver early.


I get a contact number like this occasionally and I always think, "why?"

Matt M.'s Comment
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(804) 414-2590. Google is your friend.

Matt M.'s Comment
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That does remind me though that we delivered some strawberries for a Sherry's Berries up in the Northeast on a weekend for Prime.

We get to the place and noone is there.

There were multiple numbers listed, first two were people that no longer worked there. My wife had called asking for Antonio or whoever and the lady that answered was ****ED that a girl was calling for him. Hope he worked that one out.

Finally got ahold of the right guy, he apologized he had completely forgot we were coming and had gotten hammered the night before. He showed up and unloaded us and gave us three dozen chocolate covered strawberries for the trouble.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Thanks for the number, Matt. I was just posting to point out one of the strange things we might encounter as drivers. I wasn't asking for the number. You provided it though, and for that I thank you. I think it says a lot about the type of person you are. Much appreciated!

Can't help laughing about the women's poor husband/boyfriend's reaction when she started grilling him about the strange woman who called for him.

PackRat's Comment
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You should get some great fuel mileage with that one, though!

In my experience, more than half the time, the phone number provided on a dispatch is wrong. Employee call out line, office personnel answering machine, number disconnected, or it rings 23 times then disconnects.

I always get a good number or two once there, then write it in my huge stack of index cards that I make up for each place I visit.

If it's a place I visit a few times each year, I add it to my phone contacts.

RealDiehl's Comment
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"You should get some great fuel mileage with that one, though"

The weight and pieces are wrong half the time too. This load ended up being 8 pallets. Nice and light. No weight on the bills though. Hmm?

Good idea with the index cards. A rolling rolodex!

Chris L's Comment
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I've been getting robo calls from the "Social Security office" Telling me if I don't call back I'm in big trouble. I called back and they asked me for my name and I told them it was Epstein Didintkillhimself they hung up. RealDiehl at least the number you got wasn't 867-5309.... lol

RealDiehl's Comment
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An 80's music joke. shocked.png

Unfortunately, I'm old enough to remember that song.

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