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Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
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Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 10:09 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

earthyvirgo wrote:
Nick wrote:
Parcel2go.com


Don't mention them to me, I am in a fuming rage as they have lost my work on its way to Australia

EV


To be fair, they're only a broker, not a courier.

Rob R



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
Posts: 31902
Location: York
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

The best way is to order some from someone else online and see who delivers it (in one piece)

Nick



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Rob R wrote:
The best way is to order some from someone else online and see who delivers it (in one piece)


That tells you about the van driver that comes down your drive. Not the one who goes down your customers', tho. Perhaps the one that delivers it in many pieces but then deals with the complaint best.

earthyvirgo



Joined: 24 Aug 2007
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Location: creating prints in the loft, Gerlan
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
earthyvirgo wrote:
Nick wrote:
Parcel2go.com


Don't mention them to me, I am in a fuming rage as they have lost my work on its way to Australia

EV


To be fair, they're only a broker, not a courier.


True, the real culprits are Trak Pak, or some idiot in the Trak Pak Process Centre.

Let's see how P2G deal with it ...

EV

Rob R



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
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Location: York
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Rob R wrote:
The best way is to order some from someone else online and see who delivers it (in one piece)


That tells you about the van driver that comes down your drive. Not the one who goes down your customers', tho. Perhaps the one that delivers it in many pieces but then deals with the complaint best.


If your competitors are using them it's a good indication of overall service, though.

Lorrainelovesplants



Joined: 13 Oct 2006
Posts: 6473
Location: Cornwall
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Joanne, thanks for the ipost linky. Ive punched in a few postcode variations, and it does depend on where you are posting to. For instnace from W'bridge to Truro is around a fiver, but W'bridge to Paisley is 7.49

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 14 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

plus VAT

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 14 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

parcels to go dont allow alcoholic beverages.....

The search continues....

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 14 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Ipost will allow alcoholic beverages, but wont give me compensation cover....

Midlandsman



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 14 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Interparcel's another broker. I've used them a few times.

HTH

MM

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 14 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

again, says no alcohol.

Ill make some enquiries locally.....

Nick



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Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 14 9:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Call it apple juice.

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 14 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Sorted!

Have had a nice chat with the Bristol Cider Company. Now have all the info I need.

many thanks to all!

Tavascarow



Joined: 06 Aug 2006
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Location: South Cornwall
PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 14 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I'm sure Lorraine & John don't need the publicity but tis lovely stuff.

Lorrainelovesplants



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 14 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Thanks Steve!

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