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  • As hurricane Harvey approaches the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas, all major carriers may encounter disruptions of service. We have placed links to their sites so you may get the latest info. And as always you can use our Online Package Tracking Tool to check the delivery status of your package.

    USPS
    The U.S. Postal Service is monitoring conditions in Louisiana and Texas as Hurricane Harvey gains strength. The storm, expected to become a Category 3 hurricane, is beginning to impact the Texas coast. It’s predicted to cause major flooding described as “catastrophic” as well as high winds. Residents are being urged to evacuate areas in the path of the storm. Postal operations in the region are impacted.

    Updates will be posted as they become available. Please check the link for updates and more info from USPS:
    http://about.usps.com/news/service-alerts/welcome.htm

    FEDEX
    FedEx is closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey. Our contingency plans are in place and, as always, our priorities are the safety and well-being of our team members and minimizing the effects of potential storms on service. FedEx will be prepared to provide service to the best of our ability in areas affected by the storm and as local conditions allow. You can check the link below for more info on FEDEX Service Alerts:
    http://www.fedex.com/us/servicealerts/

    UPS
    With Hurricane Harvey making landfall in areas of Louisiana and Texas over the weekend, our team continues to assess local weather conditions.
    We will work to ensure the safety of our employees while minimizing effects on service. Contingency plans are in place to help ensure that shipments arrive at their final destinations as quickly as conditions permit. The link below will provide more info on UPS Service alerts and areas affected:
    https://www.ups.com/us/es/service-alerts.page?id=alert1

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  • Congratulations to Box Brothers LA Regional Sales Manager, James Patrick Sullivan II. James was one of 3 people awarded a $1000 Scholarship by Association of Mail and Business Centers .

    This is a big deal for James who is working towards his degree. Here is what he told us,
    "This could not have come at a better time. I am nearing the end of my
    degree and this scholarship will help make that happen. I am grateful to
    the Charmaine M. Fennie Memorial Scholarship for this opportunity. I am so
    blessed to have an employer like David Goodman, coworkers like those at Box
    Brothers, and an industry that is so supportive in helping people achieve
    their dreams. I know firsthand that it is not easy to complete a degree
    while running a shipping store. I also know it is not easy to accommodate
    an employee with a school schedule. For this I am forever grateful."

    We're grateful to have employees like James, he and all of our team members work hard to help our customers and make our company the success story that it is.

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  • Congratulations to Box Brothers LA Regional Sales Manager, James Patrick Sullivan II. James was one of 3 people awarded a $1000 Scholarship by Association of Mail and Business Centers .

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  • This is why getting your glass items professionally packed by Box BrothersLA is important. Artist Walead Beshty packed and shipped these glass boxes unprotected to to produce Shattered Sculptures for the Whitney Biennial. Great for him. Cracked glass is his art. If he'd have used BoxBrothersLA to pack them, he'd be out of a job. Most of the rest of us want valuable and delicate items to arrive safely. http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/01/fedex-works-walead-beshty/

    If you don't want it to look like this, consider having us pack your glass and other delicate items. We're very careful about packing and shipping and utilize Museum quality packing techniques to make sure that this NEVER happens when we ship.

    Note: BoxBrosLA.com is not associated with Mr. Beshty or the Whitney Museum. Fedex offers very specific guidelines as to safe packing, which were not used in his art project. At Box Brothers, we ALWAYS go beyond the requirements to ensure maximum safety, regardless of carrier or declared value of the item.

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  • FedEx is closely monitoring winter storms affecting the Northwest, Midwest, and Northeast U.S. Contingency plans are in place, you can get the latest updates at http://www.fedex.com/us/servicealerts/
    UPS service updates are posted at https://www.ups.com/content/us/en/resources/service-updates.html You can always track you UPS, Fedex, USPS or DHL packages online at http://www.boxbrosla.com/track-pkg

    Need personalized help? call us at give us a call at 855 BOX BROS(269 2767) or 323 662 9000. We can get it there, if anyone can…

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