As the owner of the UPS Store franchise next to Dunkin’ Donuts on the Post Road, Rob Steinmetz might be forgiven for urging mothers to use him — not the freight services recommended by camp directors — when sending trunks off to summer camps.
But then Rob delivers the coup de grace:
“Those other shipping companies don’t offer enough time. We ship much closer to the time the kids leave for camp. I know, because people always forget to pack something. Then they come to us, and pay $50 to send a pillow overnight to Vermont or New Hampshire.”