Along the Pentland Road, 25 May 2017

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Miffed

I am so fed up with the antics of TNT Post. Here I was, writing a letter of complaint to their offices in the UK and Holland, to advise them that it was taking a ridiculous amount of time for a letter to travel the 600 miles from Holland to Stornoway - if no priority rated stamps were affixed. Priority franked mail takes 2-3 days. Non-priority mail? Well, give it a week or 2-3. The UK office for TNT Post replied to me with some whacky story about the distribution of international mail, the Dutch office came back with a bog-standard reply "we'll do everything we can to maintain an acceptable standard of service". And this month alone, two letters, without priority stamps, have reached me from Holland - after two weeks in the system. I'm NOT pleased.

2 comments:

  1. Sorry about the post problems hon. In my area they are considering, dropping the post down to 3 days a week, seeing as most people seldom use snail mail anymore. Not surprising is they still keep raising the cost of postage. They plan to work less days, for more? (Hugs)Indigo

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  2. First class mail coming from Montpellier to my village take two weeks or longer in july and August and there is only 95kms distance. Vive la France

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