About 10-12 days ago, I needed to place an order for some vitamins and shoes on Amazon. Figured, might as well throw in some reusable masks with filters since those were listed as being available at that time on Amazon.
I split my order into two, based on rumors and speculation that mask deliveries were being messed around by either HK Customs or SF Express. SF had circulated a list of protest related items which they would not ship to HK and this list included masks and other items.
Even though Amazon says 10-14 days for free delivery, it usually takes 5-7 days based on my experience during the free shipping rush over the xmas shopping season.
Sure enough, the shoes and vitamins got delivered on schedule. Well done SF & Amazon.
Here's what has happened to the package containing the masks.
I gave them the benefit of doubt... may be its on a slow plane to China.
However, the SF Express tracker shows some more info. The package has arrived in HK, but has not moved since its arrival.
Check the first screenshot to see how quickly my shoes moved through the customs clearance and SF delivery network in HK.
Customer service at SF says "clearing customs" - why is this taking longer? Social media says "SF is stealing masks" - could be possible. The conspiracy section of my brain says "Something is fishy and HK Customs is holding shipments with masks..."
Lets see how things progress.... Could be that they're overloaded at Customs, but I suspect this is not a case of customs officers working from home.