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Exfarmer

Member
Location
Bury St Edmunds
I vote Fedex every time , sent a parcel with insurance to an Ebay buyer came to about £45 he paid. So I had to refund him when delivered as it had obviously been. Dropped from, a great hieght.
Never got a penny out of Fedex robbing barstewards
 

PSQ

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
Scottish Borders
DHL, because the old bugger can’t be arsed to drive to the end of his route with ‘next day’/ express packages, so only delivers 2 or 3 days a week, lots of Thursday/ Friday parts deliveries landing on a Monday 🤬

DPD, Parcelforce and the local bloke that subs for Hermes are all really good. Can’t remember the last time FedEx dropped a parcel.
 

Nithsdale Farmer

Member
Livestock Farmer
Hermes. They don't even bother trying to come to the farm, they just say road is inaccessible.

It's that bad, the sister in law ordered something from Next and it took 6 weeks. Next kicked up a whure of a stink on her behalf and the head of Hermes for this area to delivered the parcel themselves
 

Nithsdale Farmer

Member
Livestock Farmer
I think a great deal of it all, good and bad, depends almost entirely on the individual at each end of the parcels journey.

Hermes drivers are all self employed. They get paid per parcel delivered... but Hermes pay so badly it isn't worth the drivers doing out of town or difficult deliveries.

Hence the countless stories around the country of Hermes drivers dumping parcels or just chucking them into gardens etc
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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