I have had it with the PO and now I am changing my shipping proceedure

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AHappychick, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Not one but 2 packages were lost last week in the PO. Both full of eggs, both of which I have to replace at my own cost (although both parties are helping with shipping) I am so mad. First if you have ever received a box from me you see just how long I spend wrapping them. Then to have both still lost 12 days later is crazy!!!

    From now on all of my egg orders are going to be insured for full value and I will have to require an invoice signed so that I may present that if they are lost and I want to claim the insurance. This is so frustrating and even more time consuming and more expensive so now my shipping price is going to go up as well.

    Ugg just needed to vent. [​IMG]
     
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
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    So sorry! That's why I would like to pick mine up from you! I'm looking at Jan.29th if that's possible?[​IMG]
     
  3. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    And imagine... we're discussing shipping LIVE birds in this weather in another thread!!
     
  4. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Chris, I feel like live birds are different if they go out express they have a better tracking system for them and I think they are less likely to get lost. All the chick shipments I have read about getting lost were priority not express. But who on earth can afford to ship eggs express?

    1mommahen that is fine just dont forget to remind me lol I did get a new appointment book that I will be trying to force myself to use. [​IMG]
     
  5. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
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    Do you have any SG's for sale, or do you know when you might? Your previous avatar convinced me [​IMG]

    that stinks with the eggs! I had some ordered, and they were lost for 10 days. They finally got to me, but frozen and apparently scrambled before that. [​IMG]

    then, I got serama eggs shipped a week later - They got to me over night and they weren't any closer to me than the previous batch of eggs!! The system is totally screwy - can't rely on it at all. They're either way better than you could have hoped, or they destroy your eggs [​IMG]
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've always been told the PO won't/doesn't insure hatching eggs.
     
  7. suburbanminifarm

    suburbanminifarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, that totally stinks. I have learned by experience never to ship anything from Thanksgiving right thru in to mid Jan. There is just too much chaos at the PO at this time I guess.
     
  8. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Quote:they wont as far as whether or not they hatch but they will if the box is destroyed or never arrives.
     

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