Hypermiling Tips!

As a service announcement to all drivers, in your personal and company vehicles, Metro Delivery would like to offer the following tips on Hypermiling, i.e. driving to conserve gas. Studies have shown that extreme hypermilers can use up to 30-50% less gas than some lead-footed, Big-Gulp guzzling gashog. So what can we do to use […]

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GREEN FAIR THIS EVENING! Prepare to be Environmentally Edified.

Metro Delivery will have a little booth goin’ at the ANN ARBOR GREEN FAIR tonight, 6-9 PM. C’mon down and see us! Metro’s committed to doing the best we can to be green;  we recycle ferociously, we keep our vehicles maintained for improved emissions, we reuse everything when possible, and we reduce our energy usage […]

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Metro Reuse Project: the Jr. Workbench,for Hammering, etc.

Reclaimed pallet wood,  reclaimed screws, 2 giant reused bolts (found in the street).

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Metro Represents at the Messenger and Courier Association of America’s 2012 Conference

The MCAA’s mission is to promote and advance the common interests of those engaged in the delivery and logistics industry worldwide through education and advocacy. That’s what it says on their website, but it’s really more entertaining than that. This year, Metro Delivery Operations and Business Development Managers went for Education and Networking with the […]

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Chef Barbara’s Easter Friday Menu

…In addition to bringing in her patented Penguin Hors D’oeuvres (see previous post), Barbara brought in five(!) desserts for the company today. -Ask her why and she shrugs  & says she “likes to cook,” which seems like a bit of an understatement, doesn’t it?   Clockwise from upper left: (not including penguins) Peanut Butter Pie […]

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Barbara’s Presto Penguin Hors D’oeuvres

                                  Featured today in the Metro Delivery Staff Cafeteria & Lounge:  Barbara’s Presto Penguin Hors D’oeuvres Ingredients: Jumbo Black Olives Cream Cheese (add chives/garlic if desired) Pickled Waffle-Cut Carrots Toothpick (do not eat) Assemble as shown and impress your […]

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Views from the Road: Georgia

We’ve got room for about 30 crates of peaches on the way back up to Michigan, if anyone feels like making some pies,  just so you know-  

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Happy Locally-Sourced Fat Tuesday from Metro

It’s 3:01 PM and, as a company, we’ve eaten 4.75 dozen of paczkis so far. Mardi Gras beads have also been provided for the more festive drivers. The beads we got from Fantasy Attic, in Depot Town, Ypsilanti- those excellent paczkis are from the sublime Washtenaw Dairy of Ann Arbor. The custard ones always seem […]

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Metro Welcomes #142 to the Fleet

  Our newest  e-250 Van…with the NEW “Serving Southeastern Michigan, 24/7/365” signage on it, so people hopefully understand better just what the heck we’re up to, all over the place at all hours. Click on the photo to see all the gorgeous detail.      

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Metro Delivery Receives Toys for Tots Award 2011

The Staff of Metro Delivery were honored with an award, and a handsome wall plaque, by Tony Gillum, Program Coordinator for Toys for Tots, who came personally and in full uniform to our warehouse to thank us for our assistance in turning truckloads of toys into Happy Holidays for over 600 local children. Metro donates […]

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