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Old 30.11.2016, 19:12
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Re: Post CH not delivering parcels to door

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Well I received a parcel today.( damaged ) The only online notification was that it had been electronically registered by the post-two days ago. Nothing more. Maybe their system is a bit of a disaster for large items as other contractors handle their goods.
you have to register with the post.
They will email you when the parcel is registered .... when it has arrived at your "Verteilerzentrum" and again when they will deliver it ...... and they even email you when they have delivered it (that's sometimes hours after, guess our postman is not so much into handling the electronic device he's got now).
It is free and absolutly superbe. Since I have this I never had to run down to the post-office anymore.
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Old 30.11.2016, 19:18
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Rubbish. Its got to do with individuals-the person that brings the parcel and the service-the Post which takes every last bit of energy out of their employees! My wife works with the Post and the stories she can tell would change your uninformed opinion.
Most big deliveries are „Lieferung frei Bordsteinkante“ which seems to be exactly what your postman did. If it is not registered mail he doesn't have to give a hoot about whether or not you accept the delivery.
If your wife works for the post you should have all the info how to handle all this first hand - don't you folks talk to eachother??
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Old 30.11.2016, 19:46
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It has everything to do with the service=Schweizer Post ). Therefore I say your opinion is not based on experience-unless of course you work for the Post
Why do you have to work for the post office to have experience of their deliveries.
Your comment doesn't make any sense at all.
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Re: Post CH not delivering parcels to door

I am not talking about deliveries. I am talking about what its like working for the Post
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Why do you have to work for the post office to have experience of their deliveries.
Your comment doesn't make any sense at all.
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so he can just ring ,walk away and the parcel just sits on the ground?
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Most big deliveries are „Lieferung frei Bordsteinkante“ which seems to be exactly what your postman did. If it is not registered mail he doesn't have to give a hoot about whether or not you accept the delivery.
If your wife works for the post you should have all the info how to handle all this first hand - don't you folks talk to eachother??
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Old 30.11.2016, 20:55
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so he can just ring ,walk away and the parcel just sits on the ground?
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Are you sure about that?



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Old 30.11.2016, 21:09
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Are you sure about that?
I'm not surprised you quote the Blick
Anyway, even the Blick states that the postman can do that ..... only if the parcel gets stolen the Post is liable. In your case the postman not only saw but apparantly heard that you have received the parcel.

quote: My wife works with the Post and the stories she can tell would change your uninformed opinion. /quote
For further information you should turn to your wife ..... or are you two having a pissing contest who got the worst story about the post?
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Old 30.11.2016, 21:19
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I am not talking about deliveries. I am talking about what its like working for the Post
This thread is about deliveries not working for the post office.
Even your post about the mattress was about a delivery so I'm not really sure what working for the post office gas to do with it.
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This thread is about deliveries not working for the post office.
Even your post about the mattress was about a delivery so I'm not really sure what working for the post office gas to do with it.
I think this thread is about being frustrated because wife left because she has no mattress to sleep on tonight .... and it's all the postman's fault because it's always the postman ..... or is it the gardener...? Or she ran off with the postman (the postman tricked him). Someone is gonna comment on my logic again
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Anyone else noticed any changes recently ?

For about the last 2 months any parcels that are addressed to our house only get as far as the post office and we get a slip to say that it's waiting for you there. This had happened a few times earlier in the year when we had heavy items delivered but as it was a frequent thing then it was no big deal. Now it seems that it applies to anything that doesn't fit through the mail box so it's getting rather inconvenient as each time it can take 15-20mins to queue up to collect your package.

I checked at the post office today and I was told that things have changed and that the PO isn't obliged to deliver a parcel to your door: A) if you live in an apartment or B) your house is semi detached and that it's the one that is slightly further away.....

Not quite sure I understand any of it really as once I've paid for something to be delivered to my address then typically that's what I expect, It's a bit like a train stopping a few KM outside the city and saying the train company has decided that's as far as we go today

Anyone else have any experience of this and any potential solutions other than only using FEDEX, UPS etc
Hi, we too, have experienced this lately. 2 Weeks ago, my hubby came home at lunchtime, and found a box with our name on it, on the bench in the foyer of our building. He was astonished, as he had just seen the postman outside, then ran out after him, but the van was already driving off. Thought he forgot it. Then last week, same thing happened, our parcel dumped on the bench again, plus some for others in the building. We could've nicked them all. So he went to the post office to complain. Oh no, they said, it's perfectly normal. They can leave the parcel wherever they like, even outside your building. What stupid mentality !!! So any one can nick a parcel. Our building is not even secure, as it's an office block, so people can come and go, in and out from the street, as they please, and indeed I have found many a person wandering around aimlessly in our building. We live right in the centre of town, with tons of beggars and drug addicts who have often sought refuge in the stairwells of our building, especially for drugs. Have found many discarded needles in those stairwells. Police say they can do nothing, even when called, and the addict was caught red-handed. We once had a couch to be dumped, left outside our flat door, until we could take it to the dump. My son came home one night around 2:30 and said "there is a black man sleeping on the couch". Sure enough, there he was. Took my husband some time to wake him and get him out, he was that drunk/drugged whatever, but apparently harmless. Lucky for us. Our building is now secure, and a code is needed - but - only after 7 pm. I do such a lot of online buying, so this new turn of events has completely baffled me. Why, as you say, are we paying for postage and "livraison"?. The Post Office did say, that we can fill in a form saying that we would like to have that yellow slip you get when you are not home. Then we have to collect. So you might want to try this. But some things are just so heavy! It's not even convenient, living in the centre of town, we can't even drive there to collect heavy items, there is no parking! We will have to do that now, I suppose, as invariably, we were getting them anyway for the last year. No Postman came to my door. I am at home every single day (we are the concierges of the building), but yet we would get the yellow slip saying "no one at home". I think is disgusting.

Seems this has been going on for a long time! Lucky we have only had it for the last 2 weeks

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