Prepare for Bridgageddon

The good news is, starting right after Thanksgiving Weekend, They’ll finally be doing much-needed construction on the Ol’ Stadium Boulevard Bridges that are crumbling over State Street and the railroad between Main Street and South Industrial. The bad news is, there’s no good alternate route through that area. The bad news is also that the […]

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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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The Metro Delivery Purple Heart is Awarded to:

…The noble if impulsive Clyde, who was critically injured in the line of duty, charging through a plate-glass door to protect Metro President Sarah Talbot from the UPS Guy. The UPS Guy was observed by Clyde approaching Clyde’s Domain in what Clyde perceived to be a suspicious manner. And so Clyde figured he’d better take […]

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Driver Pictures from the Road: Tim’s Missourable Rest Stop

Sadly, we rarely have time to pause for photo opportunities when we’re moving something crucial interstate, so we appreciate that Tim took advantage of his pit stop to document a Metro vehicle in Missouri. And look! Isn’t that the St. Louis Arch? KEEP YOUR HANDS ON THE WHEEL, TIM! Yes, that was the Arch, all […]

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Maybe We Need a Latitude Adjustment

We hear that the Great Lakes Region is supposed to expect an unusually “Brutal” Winter this year, according to Accuweather. You know, somebody*  forecasts that every year for us, though. We’ve begun to suspect that Winter happens almost annually around Michigan. *previous dire predictions have been offered by the Farmer’s Almanac,  NOAA, wooly caterpillars, Aunt […]

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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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You Can See the Whole State from Here

We love this interactive map of Michigan, available through the Michigan Department of Transportation website. You can zoom in and view real-time traffic conditions all over Michigan! Useful and entertaining, both. Mi Drive Interactive Map  

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Metro Delivery Company Picnic 2011

Lots of employees showed up for the Annual Company Picnic, held July 10 at Rolling Hills Water Park (which our kids particularly appreciate). Really tasty cheeseburgers, hotdogs and side dishes were provided by Gary’s Catering, which was MUCH easier than previous years when we’ve done all the grilling ourselves. Why didn’t we think of that […]

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Metro’s 4th Fourth of July Ann Arbor Parade

We’ve been a featured part of the Ann Arbor Jaycees 4th of July Parade every year since 2008, with our beach-ball-loaded 24′ liftgate truck leading the way  and one of our kicky new Ford Transits bringing up the rear. This year, we “delivered” some 460 red-white-and-blue beach balls to the throngs of people who lined […]

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Food Gatherers Awards Metro Delivery as “One of a Kind”

Food Gatherers of Ann Arbor named Metro Delivery “One of a Kind Gatherer” at its annual awards ceremony for 2011. Metro managers John Rabideau and Sebastian Wreford were on hand at the April event to accept the Motawi Tile plaque pictured below for providing free delivery of foods donated to eliminate hunger in Washtenaw County. […]

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