Many hoping their FedEx packages will soon be delivered will be disappointed as sheriffs are trying to figure out how and why hundreds of the carrier’s packages were dumped in Alabama woods.
“To everyone in West Blount County missing packages from FedEx,”Blount County Sheriff’s Office penned on Facebook. “I currently have a deputy on a location where it appears 300-400 boxes of assorted sizes have been thrown off a ravine. An area manager from FedEx is en route to the scene. Hopefully we will have some answers soon.”
Later they shared that FedEx was present at the scene and had brought several trucks to pick up all the items. Pictures were also shared of FedEx employees loading boxes and bags into trucks.
The area where the packages were discovered was just outside of Birmingham, according to CBS News.
“The security of our customers’ shipments is a top priority, and we are committed to treating our customers’ packages with the utmost care,”FedEx made the statement in a statement.
“We are taking steps to recover and transport the affected packages as quickly as possible,”They were also added. “In addition to cooperating with law enforcement, we are conducting a review of this situation and will take the appropriate action.”