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Old 10-19-2008, 04:54 PM
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I am starting this thread because I am too lazy to call my friends in ATL. Anyone know what corporate discounts DAL employees get?

Examples I am looking for:

NWA 25% discount off of Sprint plans, 17% off on Verizon.
75% discount on FedEx Next Day and 2nd Day Air
Variable discount from Panasonic Electronics.
EPP/VPP prices on various domestic/foreign new auto purchases

What got me curious is a FedEx/Kinkos clerk in HNL told me that DAL and SWA both lost their FedEx discounts due to "incidents" in their storefronts and also regarding travel involving FedEx senior management. Since its only a single source I figured I would ask here, although I am interested in the Cell phone discounts and Panasonic since I am in the market for a new cell service and a new plasma TV.
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Old 10-19-2008, 05:55 PM
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For Delta, no FX or UPS discounts, only DHL. We get Sprint, Verizon, Apple, Panasonic, GE, and a bunch of others. There is an employee website which has all the info on it.
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Delta's discount with AT&T isn't very good: 10% on service, and 20% on phones. I was recently told that there is a Boeing discount available to anyone who operates Boeing equipment (I wonder how AT&T would figure that out). That discount is 25% on service and 50% on equipment. I don't have a FAN number for either discount.

We also get the X plan on Ford products and the Preferred Supplier Discount on GM products. (Not that you can't get a great deal on one of those cars anyway).
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Originally Posted by Justdoinmyjob View Post
For Delta, no FX or UPS discounts, only DHL. We get Sprint, Verizon, Apple, Panasonic, GE, and a bunch of others. There is an employee website which has all the info on it.
Wow, it's true about FDX. That should go over like a turd in a punchbowl since DAL will be the major carrier in and out of MEM.

Thanks for the info...
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Old 10-19-2008, 06:49 PM
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CVG767A, thanks for the info, we get pretty much the same but my FDX discount is the one I use the most...
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Originally Posted by Nosmo King View Post
Wow, it's true about FDX. That should go over like a turd in a punchbowl since DAL will be the major carrier in and out of MEM.
Being the biggest carrier at any airport never stopped the management nimrods from screwing up a good deal for the employees.
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Originally Posted by Nosmo King View Post
Wow, it's true about FDX. That should go over like a turd in a punchbowl since DAL will be the major carrier in and out of MEM.

Thanks for the info...
Well hopefully that can help us get the FDX discount back, - I used it quite a bit. The DHL discount is not very good.

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Well hopefully that can help us get the FDX discount back, - I used it quite a bit. The DHL discount is not very good.

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The DHL discount is great! The only problem is it's become a hassle to use and the DHL service/reliability blows beyond description.

I was using it heavily a couple years ago and the on-time success rate I experienced was less than 60%. No Joke. Not to mention every time I was in the depot there were large (insert joke here) customers complaining about damage and tardiness.

I hope we get the FedEx discount back. I understand Delta was po'd about some upper level FedEx types abusing the system. Although, to be fair, I personally witnessed a Delta employee shipping 20 computers at the ATL FedEx station in 2000. Obviously using the discount for his home business. We'll see.
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For the record. UPS doesn't offer discounts to it's own employees, much less off-line. Sorry. Try the Fedex deal.
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Originally Posted by Deez340 View Post
The DHL discount is great!
Dude- not only is the discount minimal, but we shouldn't be shipping jack-squat with DHL considering what they are trying to do to our AStar and ABX brothers and sisters. Screw DHL.

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