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Old 12-03-2003, 02:01   #1 (permalink)
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Parts courier from VPW Vic to NSW.. Time???

I have ordered some parts from VPW around 200Kg..
Has anyone ordered from Vic to NSW? How long etc.
Its nearly been a week, three weeks all up from payment..But I was guaranteed it;s on its way acording to Bernie...Anxiety is driving me crazzzy !!!
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Old 12-03-2003, 02:26   #2 (permalink)
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I tell you how long if you tell us the parts

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Dart block and 4340 internals low comp pistons, h beams,studs etc...
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It takes a good week........

/me runs to corner of room as he has no idea how long it actually takes
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Re: Parts courier from Vic to NSW.. Time???

As someone who works in the transport industry, I can tell you most decent transport companies could deliver freight from Vic to NSW next day or 2 days max. The company I work for sends a truck to the Sydney depot at around 7:30 at night and it makes it there by 7:00 the next morning and the freight makes it into that day's delivery run. So if it has been a week, it's the supplier who is likely to be causing the delay.

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Old 12-03-2003, 02:54   #6 (permalink)
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Yes...Well there is NO way its going to be left at the front door till I get home from work !!!
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Re: Parts courier from Vic to NSW.. Time???

I know it is only tiny in comparison but, I got a MAF calibration tube from CAPA in Adelaide and it was next day.I ordered it on Monday 2.00pmand it arrived 10.30am Tuesday by Australian Air Freight.
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ugh. I'm currently have arguments with VPW over a ignition coil I ordered . . . over a month ago :(
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Just over a week still no delivery??
Rung this afternoon, said they'd ring back!!
It's 9:20 p.m still waiting!!!
Not good for bussness !!!
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I'm happy now ! Sent a formal email telling them that I want a refund since they can't seem to supply the goods, and they came to the party (waiting to see it on the cc statement tho ).
So while no product = bad, refund = good!

Graeme, just keep chasing - if they make a commitment to call you, read it back to them ("You'll call me back in half an hour then ?") - if your feeling particularly nasty, get them to email confirmation :) Either way, try and push ownership and responsibility onto them.
I'm sure I'm not the only one who's interested in seeing the end result of this block / project :)

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