Wednesday, July 3, 2019
LiaEx Freight Shipping
I had a chance to meet up with Lia (female.winslet) recently to talk about her business, LiaEx. My first question was about what LiaEx is about. “LiaEx is a leading freight delivery company here in Second Life," replied Lia, "We compete with GridEx and other freight carriers and we proudly serve much of the grid.”
I asked to know who is the creator of LiaEx and Lia answered that she is the creator. I wondered how long she had been running LiaEx. Her response was, “Oh gosh. Probably close to a year. But it's only in the last two to three months that it has really taken off.”
I asked Lia if she is planning to make it a long term thing as in longer than a year or so. “Of course!," she answered, "Assuming that the SL economy remains strong and airports, seaports and other facilities continue wanting us to build facilities there, I see no reason we could not continue indefinitely.”
Lia (female.winslet) went ahead and gave me a tour of the place. “Here is our list of services. Eventually(tm) is our equivalent of Priority Mail, FedEx Express, etc.” replied Lia.
In the customer service area, there was a stack of packages in front of the counter. But when I looked at the spot later, they were gone. In their place was a hole going to who-knows-where.
The next stop was the employee only area. Lia told me, “Freight coming into us departing to our interline partners or being picked up goes in and out here on this belt. Hmmmm.... no wonder nothing has been going out lately. I think I see a slight issue. I'm sure it will get fixed though.”
Lia went on to tell me, “Well, we are hiring. And if anyone else would like us to setup shop at their airport, seaport, or truck terminal, just have them reach out to me. We are hiring for our air, land, and sea divisions as well as back office operations personnel.”
“And, on a serious out-of-character note," Lia grinned, "I'm sure you've figured this out, but LiaEx only exists as a joke to parody real world companies. If anyone wants in on the joke or would like us to setup a disaster prone facility at their freight terminal, just have them reach out to me. (smile)”
Real life unfortunately came calling, so I had to go. I did leave with a smile on my face after what Lia said.
LiaEx Corporate Headquarters, Paneer (104, 19, 24) – Moderate
Janie's Landing, Avignon (23, 211, 66) - General
LiaEx : Eventually (tm) it gets there
When you absolutely don't need it there tomorrow. Or next week. Or next month.
Editor's Note: Jaine's Landing where LiaEx is doubles as a stop for the "Get The Freight Out" game. Lia would later say, "Janie is very kind and hosts LiaEx for free," and would add there will be a skit about LiaEx being performed on July 12 at Club Vipera.