Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Last night before leaving, I burned a CD for a contractor and packaged it up for delivery today via FedEx. It's a fairly short trip from the Northern Virginia suburbs of D.C. to Warrenton, an exurb in Fauquier County, Virginia. According to MapQuest, it's a 41.81 mile drive door to door.
Here's the FedEx tracking report:
|Jan. 18, 2005|
|8:47 AM||On FedEx vehicle for delivery||Fredericksburg, VA|
|8:29 AM||At local FedEx facility||Fredericksburg, VA|
|7:08 AM||At dest sort facility||Richmond, VA|
|5:24 AM||Departed FedEx location||Indianapolis, IN|
|12:42 AM||Arrived at FedEx location||Indianapolis, IN|
Jan. 17, 2005
|11:50 PM||At dest sort facility||Sandston, VA|
|8:42 PM||Left origin||West Springfield, VA|
|7:22 PM||Picked up||West Springfield, VA|
|3:58 PM||Package data transmitted to FedEX;
package not in FedEx possession
This thing is getting more frequent flyer miles than I do. (According to Web|Flyer's MileMarker utility, the IAD-to-RIC-to-IND-to-RIC routing, which wouldn't include any of the driving distance, is worth 1,112 miles.) Actually, I shouldn't be surprised. There was a similar project last year where I sent a FedEx to Warrenton and it was routed through Memphis, Tennessee.
Updated table at 10:00 a.m. to reflect updated package status. Actually, this kind of reminds me of the MSN MapPoint directions for travel between Haugesund, Norway, and Trondheim, Norway, that's floating through the blogosphere at the moment.
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