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Title: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Dave Carpenter on May 04, 2016, 02:59:45 PM
More AHA members than usual have contacted us to say that their paper copies of the May/June 2016 issue were damaged or destroyed en route from the printer to reader mailboxes. It might just be a fluke, but if there's something systemic going on, I'd like to try figuring out what it is.

Please answer the easy peasy poll to help us get some data. Thanks!
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: 69franx on May 04, 2016, 08:04:55 PM
My copy arrived with about the first 10-15 pages and the cover bent in from the upper right corner down to almost the middle of the cover. Still readable, just wont lay flat
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Steve Ruch on May 04, 2016, 09:33:53 PM
There was some damage of the front cover. There was also some damage on another magazine I received a week earlier.
Pox on the USPS?
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: toby on May 05, 2016, 03:08:33 AM
Zero problems with mine.
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: juggabrew303 on May 05, 2016, 04:10:09 AM
Mine was perfect delivered to Denver area


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Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Dave Carpenter on May 05, 2016, 07:54:50 PM
Thanks to all who have replied and voted so far. Right now it looks like it could just be a fluke, which is great news! I'll leave this open for a few weeks, and hopefully we'll continue to see 75+ percent reporting good condition.
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Slowbrew on May 05, 2016, 08:21:52 PM
Mine arrived in perfect condition here in Des Moines. 

USPS has been making some major changes in their system though.  Who knows if that's part of it or not.

Paul
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: dzlater on May 06, 2016, 10:01:12 AM
I'm in NJ and I still haven't recieved mine.
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: blair.streit on May 09, 2016, 02:02:31 AM
Perfect condition in Austin, TX as well.
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: scook13339 on May 09, 2016, 10:15:36 PM
No problems in St Cloud MN
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: wpshadowens on May 10, 2016, 11:27:12 PM
Haven't received mine yet, Detroit area.

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Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: billsreef on May 11, 2016, 07:42:38 PM
My Copy showed up last week, pretty chewed up. About half is unreadable.
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Scot (one T) on May 19, 2016, 05:11:47 PM
Mine never showed up.  Of course it's the issue I'm in. 
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Dave Carpenter on May 20, 2016, 07:22:38 PM
If you haven't yet received your issue, please send me a private message with your AHA member number and mailing address, and I'll make sure we get one out to you ASAP!


Cheers,
Dave
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: mbbransc on May 29, 2016, 12:02:53 PM
Arrived pristine in NC. 


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Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Dave Carpenter on June 17, 2016, 05:45:05 PM
Thanks to all who voted and offered feedback here. From what I can gather, the problems with last issue were mostly related to shipping and handling. Please PM or email me with any unresolved issues concerning damaged and unreadable issues, and we'll hope for improved distribution in the Jul/Aug issue.

Thanks again for being AHA members and for reading Zymurgy!

Cheers,
Dave
Title: Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
Post by: Steve Ruch on June 19, 2016, 04:04:21 PM
Thanks to all who voted and offered feedback here. From what I can gather, the problems with last issue were mostly related to shipping and handling. Please PM or email me with any unresolved issues concerning damaged and unreadable issues, and we'll hope for improved distribution in the Jul/Aug issue.

Thanks again for being AHA members and for reading Zymurgy!

Cheers,
Dave

The only times I've ever had a problem it was definitely because the USPS manhandled it.