[OT] Veering OT, was Re: [ILUG] OLPC
ivan at skynet.ie
Mon Nov 17 14:24:32 GMT 2008
On Mon, 17 Nov 2008, Justin Mason wrote:
> Personally, given the rate of "lost" packages I've had in shipping
> electronic goods and games by An Post, I have a different theory; I
> suspect they'd had enough of dealing with returns and claims for lost
> shipments, given a small volume of sales, and the WEEE stuff was just a
> good excuse to cut us off.
This is very interesting - and I thought it was just me :-) The amount of
online orders I've had go missing is very worrying.
More often than not, the retailer takes the hit and re-ships.
I would love to see some statistics to determine if this is a real
problem, or just isolated incidents...
> it's a real shame. I got through $1000s of purchases through Amazon.com
> when I lived in the US, where their service is sooo much better....
Whose service? The US Postal System or Amazon.com?
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