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    DHL are truly SHOCKING!!

    Everyone is out of my house, but I kept checking the consignment, until it said signed for, and delivered. No one was in . . .

    Anyways, my wife has just arrived home to find £700 worth of laptop been thrown over my 8ft fence and the delivery driver ever so kindly signed for it on my behalf!!

    WTF.COM!!!

    75 Comments

    never had a problem here.

    Banned

    didnt realise dhl did that, never heard that before...... hdnl yes.....dhl no


    dont use them ever sice they collected a parcel for france that didnt even get scanned at the van ot depot

    ups all day long

    i would be making a formal complaint

    Banned

    Divvy Hurls Laptop

    id say that the package isnt there and that it looks like someones seen it being thrown over the fence and took it

    I had a whole big box of parcel suppose to be full of new clothes from Spain delivered empty! And still insisted I must sign it before checking it out.

    king261;7996677

    id say that the package isnt there and that it looks like someones seen … id say that the package isnt there and that it looks like someones seen it being thrown over the fence and took it


    how would you know it'd been thrown over the fence if it's been stolen?


    And the pointless post of the year..........

    Had a bike delivered that way by I think city-link.
    Didn't even open it, just sent it back explaining what had happened.

    Maybe you were lane hogging one day and he got his own back?
    Sorry to about your bad experience anyhow, hope it gets resolved.

    What laptop? ...i didn't sign for a laptop. :whistling: ;-)

    queenlush;7996731

    What laptop? ...i didn't sign for a laptop. :whistling: ;-)



    missing the point i think.... I wouldn't want it if it had been thrown over a 8ft fence.

    HDNL leave stuff in my recycling bin and sign for it so they do not have to come back again it's a joke

    Banned

    leeds_united_afc;7996815

    HDNL leave stuff in my recycling bin and sign for it so they do not have … HDNL leave stuff in my recycling bin and sign for it so they do not have to come back again it's a joke



    you can request they dont do this:)

    Original Poster

    queenlush;7996731

    What laptop? ...i didn't sign for a laptop. :whistling: ;-)



    Exactly lol!

    Banned

    Yes hit DHL, and the driver, where it hurts and claim you didn't receive the package. Mention a neighbour saw the delivery driver throw the package over. As your signature doesn't match the one given they will have to compensate the supplier of the laptop meaning you get two and the driver gets his ass kicked!

    you never recieved it did you?

    Yeah i'd personally say you never recieved it - end of the day it's DHL fault.. So DHL will have to pay the supplier.. Cheecky sods.

    I've had this happen with DHL, only use CityLink now.. Who have been fantastic and consistant.

    scoff;7996772

    missing the point i think.... I wouldn't want it if it had been thrown … missing the point i think.... I wouldn't want it if it had been thrown over a 8ft fence.



    I would make sure it worked first! they are packed pretty well.

    what some are advocating is a criminal offence. Now dont get me wrong and I am no saint, but do you want to end up possibly getting prosecuted for a deception.

    These actions also harm every consumer in the country.

    You got the parcel and if its working and in one piece I dont see what you have to gain despite DHL actions being wrong.

    I would check the contents and go from there, and complain to at least get something out of it.

    stiffnuts;7997117

    what some are advocating is a criminal offence. Now dont get me wrong and … what some are advocating is a criminal offence. Now dont get me wrong and I am no saint, but do you want to end up possibly getting prosecuted for a deception.These actions also harm every consumer in the country.You got the parcel and if its working and in one piece I dont see what you have to gain despite DHL actions being wrong.



    I agree with this partially...but then again the driver did exactly the same by fruaduantly signing for the parcel so its same from both parties if they raise that

    Yeh, lets all punish the delivery guy because he was trying to save you some time and effort

    Sicko's like him need to be locked up

    Banned

    since it was thrown over the fence i take it the driver couldnt get in to chap your door?

    i doubt it was thrown over an 8ft fence

    edit _ if he can throw parcels over 8ft walls get him in the commonwealth games for shot putt

    You would all be glad to know that the UK side of DHL have been taken over by HDNL

    Original Poster

    hncb0809;7997237

    since it was thrown over the fence i take it the driver couldnt get in to … since it was thrown over the fence i take it the driver couldnt get in to chap your door?i doubt it was thrown over an 8ft fenceedit _ if he can throw parcels over 8ft walls get him in the commonwealth games for shot putt



    Lol, 8ft is only 2 ft taller than me? ? Are you saying I dont know the size of my own fence lol!

    Banned

    thfc andyp3;7997213

    Yeh, lets all punish the delivery guy because he was trying to save you … Yeh, lets all punish the delivery guy because he was trying to save you some time and effortSicko's like him need to be locked up



    One of the most ridiculous comments I've heard on here, and there are plenty of those around.

    Banned

    aircanman;7997279

    Lol, 8ft is only 2 ft taller than me? ? Are you saying I dont know the … Lol, 8ft is only 2 ft taller than me? ? Are you saying I dont know the size of my own fence lol!



    dont you have a gate to walk thru?

    regardless of fence height why would he throw it if he could walk thru a gate

    master_chief;7997281

    One of the most ridiculous comments I've heard on here, and there are … One of the most ridiculous comments I've heard on here, and there are plenty of those around.



    it wasnt ridiculous to me, I thought it was a very valid point.

    hncb0809;7997298

    dont you have a gate to walk thru?regardless of fence height why would he … dont you have a gate to walk thru?regardless of fence height why would he throw it if he could walk thru a gate



    Perhaps it was locked :thinking: He probably thoought it was easier to throw it over the fence rather than breaking in to the garden :whistling:

    Banned

    midlandscomics;7997319

    Perhaps it was locked :thinking: He probably thoought it was easier to … Perhaps it was locked :thinking: He probably thoought it was easier to throw it over the fence rather than breaking in to the garden :whistling:



    well whats the point in having a locked gate when you know you get mail every day?

    postie must rattle the letters thru the post box with a sling shot

    hncb0809;7997237

    i doubt it was thrown over an 8ft fenceedit _ if he can throw parcels … i doubt it was thrown over an 8ft fenceedit _ if he can throw parcels over 8ft walls get him in the commonwealth games for shot putt



    most people could DROP something over an eight foot fence..... crazy fool murdoch

    hncb0809;7997331

    well whats the point in having a locked gate when you know you get mail … well whats the point in having a locked gate when you know you get mail every day?postie must rattle the letters thru the post box with a sling shot



    I'd imagine it was thrown into the back garden. HDNL have done it with parcel's of mine before.... we live on an end plot so it's easy to get to the side wall of the rear garden and throw them over. I keep the gate locked for obvious reasons.

    Banned

    midlandscomics;7997355

    I'd imagine it was thrown into the back garden. HDNL have done it with … I'd imagine it was thrown into the back garden. HDNL have done it with parcel's of mine before.... we live on an end plot so it's easy to get to the side wall of the rear garden and throw them over. I keep the gate locked for obvious reasons.



    http://i49.tinypic.com/2w256x5.jpg

    Anyway, where did you get your 8ft fence from. I have been looking at some fencing recently and could only go up to 7ft if i had a gravel board.

    Banned

    stiffnuts;7997305

    it wasnt ridiculous to me, I thought it was a very valid point.



    So rather than doing what he is supposed to do, the driver throws the item over a high fence and signs for it himself and he's doing the recipient the favour?? Please, surely nobody can believe that?

    The driver can't be sure what is in the package. In no circumstance would anyone think it ok to throw a laptop over a fence. What if it wasn't a laptop, what if it was something you was sending to somebody, say an item that can't be replaced. You have every right to expect the item be treated well during transit to its destination, not thrown around.

    The driver is a joke and should be sacked for what he did and the supplier of the laptop change delivery company, only this way can this behaviour be stamped out

    To be honest..

    If the DHL drivers are quite happy to throw your parcel over a fence, i'd imagine they wouldn't feel to badly about playing football with it at any stage in the delivery process.

    Laptop could easily develop long term faults from impact, that wouldn't be apparently instantly or even in the first few months.

    Only way you discourage these idiots from doing such things - is claim you never recieved it.. Drivers will soon catch on that they'll either be fired or seriously repromanded if they drop off without a signature.

    Sure you could claim for a refund or a new item - but likelyhood is it'll come with DHL again.. As retailers have long term agreements with couriers to get reduced priced on volume. Trust them to not play basketball with your parcel at the depot second time around? I wouldn't..

    It may be fraud.. But in my opinion, it's justified fraud

    Banned

    spritey;7997394

    To be honest..If the DHL drivers are quite happy to throw your parcel … To be honest..If the DHL drivers are quite happy to throw your parcel over a fence, i'd imagine they wouldn't feel to badly about playing football with it at any stage in the delivery process.Laptop could easily develop long term faults from impact, that wouldn't be apparently instantly or even in the first few months.Only way you discourage these idiots from doing such things - is claim you never recieved it.. Drivers will soon catch on that they'll either be fired or seriously repromanded if they drop off without a signature.Sure you could claim for a refund or a new item - but likelyhood is it'll come with DHL again.. As retailers have long term agreements with couriers to get reduced priced on volume. Trust them to not play basketball with your parcel at the depot second time around? I wouldn't..It may be fraud.. But in my opinion, it's justified fraud



    Absolutely this ^^^^^^^

    lol its only £700

    Banned

    hncb0809;7997331

    well whats the point in having a locked gate when you know you get mail … well whats the point in having a locked gate when you know you get mail every day?postie must rattle the letters thru the post box with a sling shot


    lol - never heard of burglars! Who would keep a gate unlocked when not indoors?

    [QUOTE=spritey;7997394]To be honest..

    If the DHL drivers are quite happy to throw your parcel over a fence, i'd imagine they wouldn't feel to badly about playing football with it at any stage in the delivery process.

    Laptop could easily develop long term faults from impact, that wouldn't be apparently instantly or even in the first few months.

    Only way you discourage these idiots from doing such things - is claim you never recieved it.. Drivers will soon catch on that they'll either be fired or seriously repromanded if they drop off without a signature.

    Sure you could claim for a refund or a new item - but likelyhood is it'll come with DHL again.. As retailers have long term agreements with couriers to get reduced priced on volume. Trust them to not play basketball with your parcel at the depot second time around? I wouldn't..

    It may be fraud.. But in my opinion, it's justified fraud [/QUOTE]

    I've never heard anything so ridiculous,rather than sort it out properly you advocate theft:w00t:
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