Big, Bigger, Biggest

Metro’s fleet is getting larger every day. Not only in terms of more vehicles, but more importantly, in terms of the size of our vehicles. Due to inevitable changes in the nature of the courier business our freight has been getting larger and larger over the years. In the past few months we have been […]

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The Continuing Adventures of the Metro Delivery Animal Brigade!

This morning our intrepid Fleet Manager John Arms found this happy guy in Western Ann Arbor on his way into work!   After a flurry of Facebook posts and tweets, this Social Media Dude took him down to the WestArbor Animal Hospital and had him scanned for a chip. After quite a while on the […]

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Well, at least we know all of the alert systems work

It’s official, everyone who gets security alerts from the University of Michigan now knows what a gunman on campus alert looks like! Happily in this case it was just some ROTC students hauling around non-military equipment…. We also know what it looks like when severe weather is rolling in the next day, unless it gets […]

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Wide Load!

While I was driving back from Muskegon, Mi the other day I passed some of the neatest things you can see on the highway… Three giant semis with full “oversize load” pilot cars and the the whole shebang hauling 100 foot long vanes for a wind turbine. Very cool… Then, a few miles farther up […]

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Fourth of July Parade 2014!

We’ll be participating in Ann Arbor’s 4th of July parade again this year. We hope everyone can get out to see us! We’ll have a few vehicles including our largest truck and there will be mini beachballs! It has been an awesome event for the last several years and of course I will have pictures […]

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Congrats JP!!

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This is nice!

Thought everyone would be interested in this. HomeownershipFlyer 2014

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Groundhog Day in June!

  When our driver Dick Nolan came to work Monday morning, he brought along a special passenger in his engine compartment. It was a groundhog! He called the Humane Society when he noticed it and they promptly dispatched an animal rescue officer to help get it out.   After many trials and tribulations we got […]

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It’s Pheidippedes Friday!

The story of Pheidippides inspires us here at Metro Delivery, as it has inspired millions of other messengers over the past 2,503 years or so… Pheidippides, a herald, was sent off running, all 26 miles and  385 yards from the Greek City Marathon to Athens, to announce the first victory of the Greeks over the […]

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Happy Fat Tuesday!

Yes, it’s Michigan, and it’s Fat Tuesday, and while at warmer latitudes that means a giant bacchanal with wine and dancing and music, here in Michigan it means just this: PACZKI. This year, we’re offering our staff Paczki Varietals, so that we can feel like they’re having different food groups at each meal. From left […]

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