Australia Post = one day it'll turn up!!!

Discussion in 'Australia' started by KatoomDownUnder, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Seems that AP are of the same opinion... :rofl
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  2. Dave Ward

    Dave Ward I don't even know where the box is.

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    You'd have thought they would have improved after shedding so much dead wood in the past few years...





    :hide
  3. ktmgeoff

    ktmgeoff Remember it's not a race!

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  4. Just Dan

    Just Dan Bugger, Burnt toast

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    The employees that cared. Could see the writing on the wall and left. It’s the driftwood that is still floating around.

    I have only worked for three companies in my working like. Two have closed their doors within 5 year of me leaving and AP is not looking too good. :(
  5. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    I received a parcel yesterday , it took about a week from when I ordered and paid for it , it only travelled about 150 km . The delivery guy told me that it was onboard for delivery 2 days prior , but the guy who was supposed to deliver it was put into quarantine for possible close contact with a covid positive person ( same person I am in quarantine from coming into contact with currently ) , so they had to reschedule the delivery with him . These guys are contractors , not Aust post employees . I guess a 2 day delay is not too bad considering there is probably more than 200 odd deliveries a day needing to be spread over the remaining contractors to do the quarantined guys work .

    I have another Aust post delivery coming , it has been sitting at the distribution center in Homebush (Sydney) all this week according to the tracking app . If someone who works there bought the virus into work with them it may be quite a while before anything leaves that facility !

    I get out of my "virtual Jail " midnight next Wednesday if my test on Tuesday come back Negative like the 1st one did a couple of days ago . Looking forward to being able to go to the bottlo and get some supplies :drink .
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  6. buckscreek

    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    Home delivery is your friend Al.
  7. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    Yeah , nahhh . Ordered food from Woolies and Coles , both delivered ( 3 and 4 days later ) not quite what was ordered and didn't supply at all what was ordered in some areas . Will not use either again . Dan murphy's delivered a case of beer for me , but $15 to deliver same day , not if I can go get it myself . Local take away food delivery has been great , most other stuff is a no from me .
  8. Just Dan

    Just Dan Bugger, Burnt toast

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    A phone call from Post. They have officially lost my parcel. :dirtdog
  9. saltyD

    saltyD Been here awhile

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    Nice surprise in the work loading dock. A new Acerbis tank from the USA.

    Auspost tracking seems to be a day or two behind, however. According to their system, it hasn't left their international incoming depot yet.
  10. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    I finally got my parcel sent from Sydney on Monday the 9 th , so , 6 working days for the 160 km trip .
  11. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    ... that's on par with the average cruising speed of a CT 110... so what's the problem...? :rofl
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  12. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    Cause I've got his CT110!:D:rofl
  13. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    The tracking told me it sat idle at Homebush for 5 days is what the problem is .

    Yesterday (Wednesday) , I received a package sent from Perth last Friday . The difference is I paid for Express post for the Perth package as it was a solar power control unit and the old one is Fritzed , I needed it ASAP . It is a pity not all online sellers offer express post , it is a way more efficient way to get stuff in a timely fashion if you are prepared to pay the extra money .

    Today I had a parcel delivered from the USA , 2 months to the day since I ordered it . Still no sign of the parcel I ordered from another USA seller the day before that order .
  14. Eaglebeak

    Eaglebeak All roads rider, West Oz.

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    I sent a magazine to Bremen, Germany, last month via regular Oz Post and it arrived 14 days to the day that I sent it.
    Last year I sent a small parcel to the same place and it took 6 weeks.

    10 years back I ordered some stuff for a KLR (special “States Side” milk crate :lol3) and I got it in 6 working days.
    THAT was impressive.
  15. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    You need to use COVID approved stamps apparently...

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  16. Dave Ward

    Dave Ward I don't even know where the box is.

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    WE are not amused...
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  17. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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  18. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I have a parcel posted to me on Monday where the tracking still shows it sitting at the PO where it was posted.
    This is the 3rd or 4th parcel in a row where the tracking info simply stops at the entry point into the system.
    The previous parcels all showed up as arriving at the local PO then seconds later scanned back in at the regional PO.
    WTF is going on with the tracking system?
  19. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    I just got a message saying shipping is delayed and expect later delivery,........
    I recieved the parcel on Tuesday!!:rofl
    Maybe I'll get two?:dunno
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  20. ktmgeoff

    ktmgeoff Remember it's not a race!

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    I reckon the tracking system is being overloaded by all the extra tracking that's now happening......you know what I mean...
    wink wink..,.:lol3