Redirect packages online or through the FedEx app. Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site. Suddenly I checked the tracking and it says Delivery Exception. I called FedEx, and after listening to a load of BS about delivery technicalities, the person I spoke with finally spilled the beans and said that Apple had requested that the delivery be pushed off 'til later in the day.DAMN! I have a Delivery Exception as well. The driver decided to call it a day and headed home to kick back and watch vintage Jenna Jameson films with his hand in his shorts.

Delivery exception delays are usually relatively short; Oftentimes, delivery exceptions arrive the next day (for instance, if no one was home on the first delivery attempt, the carrier will try again the next day). ARGHHHHGHGHHGHGHGHG... stupid signature required when I'm not at home. The package is returned. Bad weather – Heavy snowfall, tornado, storm or flood on the way. Report Inappropriate Content.

They aren't going to tell customers this.

sigh…. Happens all the time with FedEx. FedEx Delivery Exceptions Like most courier companies, FedEx issues delivery exceptions for customs delays, holidays, missing documentation, and if …

New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A place for discussion regarding anything FedEx. Why would they? I was pretty sure I hadn't, since the package was a camera that I intended to take to China the next day!Finally convinced someone at FedEx CS to have the driver return and he admitted he had inadvertantly driven past my house and didn't want to turn around!

If Apple shipped via UPS they could call mullet-boy and have the package untimely ripped from your very fingers as it is delivered, and then shipped back to them. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Three days delayed is frustrating. , they never attempted anything . Why is it saying this? That status can be applied to any number of reasons. View image: Really, Fedex? Do better please! Sometimes accidents also happen that delay delivery, it's not always the driver. Notebooks. Can they do that?I mean, you paid for shipping and for the product. With 98% of FedEx packages arriving on time, unharmed, and to the correct recipient, an exception notification is not a common occurrence. Delivery exception Customer not available or business closed. How do you explain those? Cookies help us deliver our Services. It got scanned (the out for delivery status) but put on the wrong truck. It's now 10:47AM and I have Leopard Shininess. With 98% of FedEx packages arriving on time, unharmed, and to the correct recipient, an exception notification is not a common occurrence. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It also indicates in the tracking that it is "on the vehicle, out for delivery". Thanks for the "overnight" shipping garbage.

When shipping with FedEx, we all know the quality of care and prompt delivery that comes with choosing them as your carrier.

I'm at work but that didn't stop FedEx from dropping a USB hard disk I ordered on my front step and I ordered it at the exact same time as 10.5. I just checked the tracking and saw that I also got a delivery exception. FedEx: "Delivery Exception" - WTF? Ie a bigger box fell on it or whatever was inside started leaking. The shipment was on the FedEx vehicle for delivery at 9:23 am, but at 9:54 am the delivery exception occurs. This interrupts the delivery. There were like at least 40 boxes with white paint on them. "Customer not available or business closed - Signature required"Hmmm.

The status 'exception' means that an unexpected event is preventing delivery of your package. I have another package that is supposed to be delivered tomorrow too . STUPID. 2 years ago.

Macs. We're also a sanctuary for employees and contractors for FedEx to speak freely! NOPE it was a 5 gallon bucket of white paint that someone unloaded and sent over the top on the conveyors. That status can be applied to any number of reasons. Like it was in transit at the FedEx location for days until today and now this. Will FedEx ever deliver this or what? Let us see all of the below in the points. Pretty lame, luckily I wasn't going to have it in hand 'til I drove home anyway. , they never attempted anything . This is crazy. Call it a "release window" and not a release day (and time). What is a FedEx Exception? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Grrrr... On an earlier shipment, I also got a "delivry exception - customer requested delay."