Watchdog tonight BBC1 (Hermes)

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Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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Looks like another "Big" Company hitting watchdog tonight.. yes Hermes showing they are as good as UK mail as per Ch4 a while ago, customers goods being lost, stolen and damaged..

Good advertisement for us not so good for the big boys.

Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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Original Poster

Oh well, as the old saying goes "you pay peanuts and get monkeys"..

AJM sameday Couriers

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Hi. Gas I will acknowledge you if nobody else will.

021 SAMEDAY

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Local monkey had 220 drops today (Thursday) - most of them were delivered intact!

PC Haulage Services

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My son bought a set brake discs for his race bike it took them 2 months to deliver them eventually they found them in Edinburgh even though they insisted they had been delivered

A E Delivery

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Set of clocks for a toyota celica, tried to deliver them 7 times over a 2 week period, in the end they tried to return them and they were lost in depot. Could have claimed but after 7 separate attempts i took pity on them.

Offered Saturday coverage work, tempted, must be bloody mad

A E Delivery

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04t6wd0/watchdog-series-34-episode-7

21 minutes in

AJM sameday Couriers

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I once did some multi dropping in Essex, is it me or is there lot's of chavs there?

Phax Sameday

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220 drops in one day... Wow take me a week to do that.

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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I used to work for hermes before i started with the sameday stuff, and to be honest, i wouldn't even think twice about doing it again. The warehouse staff mainly was from employment agencies just throwing parcels & boxes into cages without a care in the world. I once was give a small glass display cabinet which has broken & was told to still deliver it. You should have seen the customers face when i turned up with. The amount of abuse i got from this customer was unreal but understandable. That was me done for them, never again and for 50p per parcel was robbery

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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East-Lancs Sameday Couriers Ltd said:


I used to work for hermes before i started with the sameday stuff, and to be honest, i wouldn't even think twice about doing it again. The warehouse staff mainly was from employment agencies just throwing parcels & boxes into cages without a care in the world. I once was give a small glass display cabinet which has broken & was told to still deliver it. You should have seen the customers face when i turned up with. The amount of abuse i got from this customer was unreal but understandable. That was me done for them, never again and for 50p per parcel was robbery

I also used to do between 100-150 drops per day during peak times aswell deliver the next catologues

A E Delivery

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East-Lancs Sameday Couriers Ltd said:


I once was give a small glass display cabinet which has broken & was told to still deliver it. You should have seen the customers face when i turned up with. The amount of abuse i got from this customer was unreal but understandable. That was me done for them, never again and for 50p per parcel was robbery

ive had that ( not hermes)

A glass cooker hood , broken and in the cage . I reject it and put its broken label on it , next day its back so another sticker , 3rd day im asked why it hasnt gone at which point i say its now 5,000 very small cooker hoods , did you break it ? was the response!! asswipe , so im told its the loading lads fault and they havnt picked up on the sticker but its on my manifest so take out , jebus , so off i went and didnt even take it off the van , knocked on the door then spent 5 minutes explaining there a bunch of self pleasurer`s and its broken and to get in touch with the supplier asap as it will be his fault and to take a picture and reject it on the scanner etc etc . Oddly he didnt order another or at least didnt use them again for the re-order

My record was 209 in a day , the area B77-78-79 so about 10 mile by 10 mile , 1 postcode this would have been an early finish doing 200 but the size of the area ment 5.30am out the door and home at easily gone 9pm , i did this for 3 1/2 years at 100 a day

Andy McTighe

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I once did 3 drops in one day, would have been easy if they hadn't been 200 miles apart

AJM sameday Couriers

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Andy McTighe said:


I once did 3 drops in one day, would have been easy if they hadn't been 200 miles apart

Was that in area B119'876-459?

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