Metro Delivery Trying to Make Vehicles Talk to Each Other

The University of Michigan Transportation research institute had a big soiree this Morning to launch the largest study ever done on Smart Vehicle Technology- and Metro Delivery was there, as a volunteer participant in the study. Metro delivery vehicles- and soon several thousand other vehicles belonging to local individuals and businesses-  are being equipped with […]

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Metro Detroit Courier Tip: Name that Road

If you seek regional dialectical authenticity in your discussions of Detroit Roads & Freeways: 1.  It’s not “I-75.”  It’s the CHRYSLER FREEWAY if you’re motorvatin’ between Downtown Detroit and Pontiac, or the FISHER FREEWAY from Downtown Detroit on Downriver. 2.  It’s not “I-94” that goes East to Port Huron and West to Chicago.  It’s the […]

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Metro Detroit Courier Tip: North/South Street Formula

Another Public Service Announcement to our Couriers, and offered freely to the Public at Large: Metro Detroit is laid out in a grid! The North/South Streets have consistent addresses! Ancient Metro knowledge offers this simple 3-step formula for figuring the Mile road nearest an address on North/South Streets in Detroit, i.e.  Schoenherr, Gratiot, Van Dyke, […]

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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 Reuse Project: the Decommissioned License-Plate Birdhouse

Pallet wood, sticks, license plates, 8 screws and paint…

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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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Rare Metro Delivery Footage

Metro Delivery caught by concealed camera! We’ve been seeing a lot of shocking “Candid Camera”-type videos of other delivery companies on the interwebs recently, so we decided to set up some surreptitious surveillance on a delivery by Metro; but we did not expect to see THIS.   Metro Delivery Caught by Hidden Camera from Metro […]

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Vehicle Image Committee Goes Overboard

We wanted to improve the message conveyed on our conveyances, so that potential clients would realize the vast menu of delivery services we have available. With 45 vehicles constantly circulating all around Southeast Michigan and beyond, the text and graphics on our vehicles provide us with a powerful marketing tool. Still, we can’t help but […]

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Our Most Exotic Delivery

We posted these pictures a few months ago on our Facebook, but we like them so much we wanted to add them to the blog here, as well. Last Summer, we transported  a truckload of exotic African Animal heads & trophies to be auctioned off from the estate of some Old-School Big-Game Hunter… it was […]

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