Couriers Receiving More Complaints Due To Failed Deliveries

An online shopper who wished to be hidden by the name Ben Thomas was quite shocked when he found out that the robot vacuum cleaner he had ordered online worth £262 was already signed as delivered. The parcel was not at his place in London and there was no card for pickup that was inserted into his letter box. Yodel was the courier in charge of the item and they said that the parcel was already signed, by another person. Cases such as this will warn others to choose courier online or locally with care because they will be handling your items.

Thomas said that the driver of the delivery van was the culprit and he signed by forging the signature of the receiver. He was caught after his statements changed quite a few times. The sad fact is that Yodel is not taking actions after what happened. Thomas will not expect a refund from the online retailer because they said that Yodel showed them that it was already signed as received.

There is a growth in the online shopping industry which resulted to the increase of parcels to be delivered. The postal services that were previously offered by Royal Mail alone were no longer in the scene. In fact, the market is now filled with businesses that are offering cheap options to consumers.

Cheap comes with a cost, in the end, because Yodel is now considered to be the worst courier in the country for the second survey in a row. According to 57 per cent of the participants, they received customer service from the company. The problem is that many of the huge online shopping companies are employing cheap services such as Yodel in order to cut the necessary budget.

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme for Communications was the one in charge of keeping tabs of all customer complaints but they can only monitor firms that are the organization’s scheme. Their website does not show what courier online is under them and they have not also provided a list. When sending, it is best to pay for the insurance because the courier will not be sending any cash replacement in case of problems if insurance is not availed.

Royal Invitations Might Be Coming To Australia

There is a rising demand for marquee hire in Sydney because of weddings and holiday celebrations. Another thing to celebrate about is the engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an American actress. The wedding is expected to take place in spring of 2018. The public is now waiting who among the Aussies are going to receive wedding invitations from the couple.

If the royal protocol is to be followed, Prince Harry will surely send an invite to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s way together with his wife, Lucy. Wedding invite will also come to the residence of Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove along with Lady Cosgrove, his wife.

It is also well known that Prince Harry, currently 33 years old, has a lot of friends in Australia. He has Aussie celebrity friends and soldiers who he spent time with while he was training in the Perth as well as Darwin. He spent a decade serving as a British Army officer which ended in 2015.

According to the editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly, Juliet Rieden, if the couple decided to have a public wedding then it is expected that Aussie celebrities, friends, state governors and the governor general will be coming.

Ms. Rieden also said that soldier friends are surely coming because he spent a month in the defence force in Australia. Kylie, the pop princess, is also expected to come because she is known to be close to Harry and the royal family. Guests list might also include Lady Pamela Stevenson, comedian who is now a psychologist, and Kathy Lette, an Australian author.

Next year, Sydney will be hosting the Invictus Games and Harry is known to be close with the local organisers of the event which is intended for wounded veterans. Harry made acquaintance with some of them as he was in Sydney this June along with the Australian veterans who are undergoing training as they are going to compete at the 2017 games to be held in Toronto.

There are many questions as to the details of the wedding. As with the trend of marquee hire in Sydney, will the couple choose to have marquee on their wedding day?