The "Australia Post" Thread

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  1. ozcopper

    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I thought I'd start a thread just for Australia Post's stuff ups. Here is my current one, a parcel sent from WA to me in NSW got to a sorting center in Sydney but is now back in W.A :eek:


    Current Status
    In transit
    Processed through Australia Post facility
    10:18pm Thu 18 Aug
    Welshpool, WA
    Previous event
    In transit

    In transit
    5:22pm Thu 18 Aug
    Welshpool, WA
    Previous event

    In transit
    Processed through Australia Post facility
    2:21pm Sun 14 Aug
    Chullora, NSW
    Previous event

    In transit
    Processed through Australia Post facility
    3:30am Thu 11 Aug
    Welshpool, WA
    Previous event

    In transit
    Received by Australia Post
    2:39pm Wed 10 Aug
    Darlington, WA
     
  2. sammysilver

    sammysilver Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Sounds like some mug sent it to the return address. They may have you identified as someone to toy with.
     
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    I once got a package sent to me from dragafem. Tracking said it had been delivered to my address, two days later the postman delivers it
     
  4. spannermonkey

    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    TNT yesterday
    I'm not expecting anything
    I have a few boxer for you
    I haven't ordered anything
    Is your name Jo blog
    No
    I look at his machine & the address is next door :lol:
    I ripped into him
    Can you even frgn read , have a loot at the house number right next to your hand
    Frgn recent important
    No wander people are losing stuff so often
     
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    Talk about not reading, the other day I got a letter in the post addressed to a house 3 streets away, by that house had the same house number as my place, do they dropped it off at mine.....(auspost btw)
     
  6. The Crow

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    The local LPO I used to use, entered items as "delivered" when they received them, then entered them as delivered again when I picked them up. I had an item sitting there for a couple of weeks and only discovered how their system worked by accident. Then I got them to search their shelves: lo and behold, there it was. I'm sure the seller thought I was scamming them and that my explanation probably didn't make me seem any more honest. Not sure how this would have gone if the item had been genuinely lost between entering the PO and being picked up.


    Other than that, in all of the years I have been getting parcels from all over the world (must be thousands of them) I have only ever had one not show up (actually two, but I'm convinced one of them was never sent). One however, did take a trip by way of Mount Isa getting to Mount Austin, postcode not remotely similar and very clear handwriting.
     
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    grediz Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Here's my aust. post stuff up I'm still waiting for, went from Sunshine west to clayton south for 4 days back to Sunshine west, still waiting for it.

    In transit
    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 03:26pm Mon 22 Aug
    Location Sunshine West VIC

    Status In transit
    Time & date 06:11am Thu 18 Aug
    Location Clayton South VIC

    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 06:11am Thu 18 Aug
    Location Clayton South VIC

    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 09:29pm Wed 17 Aug
    Location Sunshine West VIC

    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 06:28pm Wed 17 Aug
    Location Sunshine West VIC

    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 09:36am Tue 16 Aug
    Location Chullora NSW

    Status Processed through Australia Post facility
    Time & date 09:35am Tue 16 Aug
    Location Chullora NSW

    Status Received by Australia Post
    Time & date 09:59am Mon 15 Aug
    Location Kotara NSW

    Not the only stuff up, i've just sent a package express yesterday & it hasn't moved still at LPO i sent it (normal tracking) & SOD tracking strarted that's all, should have been delivered today, also waiting on 2 parcels express sent yesterday morning still at LPO in QLD which i should have received today, what's going on???
     
  8. ozcopper

    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Express seems to have more "issues" than regular post!
     
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    grediz Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Originally I thought that express would have less problems, usually I'd receive express in mostly 1 business days & sometimes 2 business days, worst was platinum express when the driver said there was no one home & left a card @ 4:30pm once & 5:45pm the 2nd time when i was clearly waiting for it & driver never showed up, i had to go to LPO next day to collect without the card, told the LPO what happened & they said it was a new driver, happened to me a few times when they could not make it but said no one home,
     
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    Just collected a parcel from Sth Aust. Posted last week in SA, got to Chullora NSW, then a detour (parcels on holiday??) to Melbourne, then Back to Chullora. Hope the parcel enjoyed the trip! Then on to me.

    OzPost - only the Wizard knows where it's going :)
     
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    Last 3 express post satchels all took 2 days to reach destination when next business day delivery
    was promised. Not just a one off but 3 in a row.
     
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    "Got the coin, thankyou. It was left in a strange place.." (msg from eBay buyer)

    Wizard of OzPost trying to lose another coin for me that would result in another eBay Money Back guarantee claim. It's amazing that they dare charge at all - the bloke next door could do a better job, it would seem.
     
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    Looks like the Aussie Post is trying to outdo the US Postal Service for worst delivery service in the solar system!



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    Apparently Germany is the worst :eek:
    They got bought out by DHL :eek:
    And care factor zero apparently
    I know of 1 bullion dealer who lost $14k the buyer claiming he didn't receive the coin :rolleyes:
     
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    I have been using Auspost for donkey's years being pretty happy with them - sorry :)

    I hope it last :/
     
  16. ozcopper

    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    We have all been happy with them.... till the first stuff up.
     
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    I believe there is room for a private general mail /parcel business to compete with austpost. Can some entrepreneur with the money to start it up please do so soon
     
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    I know that feeling!
    Then things started going wrong and there doesn't seem to be any turning back, now.
     
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    After 3000 ebay transactions buying and selling only had one lost item.... A magazine worth about $10. I have noticed delivery times getting slower though. Express Posts often arriving in 2 business days. Worst case was a satchel sent from Melbourne to Bundoora took 2 weeks to arrive!
     
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    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I sent an express post satchel with $350 worth of gold in it in May and it hasn't arrived yet :(
     

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