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Preston Courier Co Ltd

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Job I posted for Birmingham to Dundee.

Would like to know EXACTLY what the text and/or emails said.

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A new job has been placed on mtvan which you may be interested in.

Pickup From B37 7HB (Birmingham) - 24/05/2013, 17:00.
Deliver To Dundee.
Approx Mileage 369 miles
Suggested Vehicle Type XLWB Transit
Item Description

Click to offer online, or contact Preston Courier Co Ltd on 07831 864975.

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Preston Courier Co Ltd

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Thanks, was that the text or email alert?

Website Admin

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Preston Courier Co Ltd said:


Thanks, was that the text or email alert?

The email, I'll find one of the texts...

Website Admin

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Here's the text:

mtvan job: XLWB Transit, B37 7HB (Birmingham) 24/05/2013, 17:00 to Dundee - 369 miles. Contact Preston Courier Co Ltd on 07831 864975.

Preston Courier Co Ltd

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Original Poster

Thanks for looking those up, was told the text didn't have the time on it, and also wanted to ensure that it did say XLWB, I will post a new thread why shortly.

As there is no limit on the size of an email, please can you include "Additional Comments" in them, I cant post anything resembling code but "if item description is null don't display" would make them neater too.

Not sure what the email alert says if it has a time/date on it but the one above mentions nothing about it, you could presume it means ASAP but would be better to remove doubt.

A new job has been placed on mtvan which you may be interested in.

Pickup From B37 7HB (Birmingham) - 24/05/2013, 17:00.
Deliver To Dundee. - 24/05/2013, ASAP
Approx Mileage 369 miles
Suggested Vehicle Type XLWB Transit
Additional Comments: REQUIRES 4M LONG VAN

Click to offer online, or contact Preston Courier Co Ltd on 07831 864975.

OR

A new job has been placed on mtvan which you may be interested in.

Pickup From B37 7HB (Birmingham) - 24/05/2013, 17:00.
Deliver To Dundee. - 25/05/2013, At 09:00
Approx Mileage 369 miles
Suggested Vehicle Type XLWB Transit
Additional Comments: REQUIRES 4M LONG VAN

Click to offer online, or contact Preston Courier Co Ltd on 07831 864975.

Whilst I'm here there is an 'online bids only' option but it's never worked AFAIK, every company is different, some want ringing, some prefer texts, some online.

Why not allow vendors to select which with checkboxes and tailor the alerts accordingly, I'd have texts and online, so it would say

Click to offer online, or TEXT Preston Courier Co Ltd on 07831 864975.

PB Express

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A very valid suggestion... As the saying goes communication is king

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