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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by Alpha1 » August 25th, 2009, 4:49 pm

bloodflowers wrote:Does anyone have a recommendation for a company who can collect on a given day or days at a certain time?

I need a cab moving from Northumberland to Cambridge..

Also small update - Speedlink no longer work north of Birmingham according to a reply they just sent me. I got a quote from a local place but they want 360 + VAT - lol. Then again - probably cost 100 in petrol anyway, but still..
James,

I use shiply www.shiply.com - you get the best possible price after they fight over your business. You can specify delivery days (pickup and drop off) if you so wish too.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by lacanian » August 26th, 2009, 12:51 am

Can someone please recommend a company to ship a single cabinet from Japan?

The last quote I received from econoship for a net city cabinet was approx $1,800 USD.
- $200 ship cabinet to wood factory for a custom box
- $400 for the fumigation and custom wood box for shipping
- $200 ship cabinet to shipping company port
- $1000 for approx 2 cubic meter shipment
* plus additional fees at port.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by system11 » August 26th, 2009, 8:41 pm

Well I had AGP ship my new Jamma cab.

Arrived with the back door off, monitor chassis board slid out the back and necked the tube, and someone had given the top a right bash which pulled the screws for the metal trim right -through- the edge of the wood.

Not impressed, going to take it up with them tomorrow - delivery paper is signed as received with damage, took photos.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by Lordstar » August 26th, 2009, 8:55 pm

bloodflowers wrote:Well I had AGP ship my new Jamma cab.

Arrived with the back door off, monitor chassis board slid out the back and necked the tube, and someone had given the top a right bash which pulled the screws for the metal trim right -through- the edge of the wood.

Not impressed, going to take it up with them tomorrow - delivery paper is signed as received with damage, took photos.
GACK! I would not be a happy bunny dude. best of luck with that one.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by system11 » August 26th, 2009, 11:58 pm

Lordstar wrote:
bloodflowers wrote:Well I had AGP ship my new Jamma cab.

Arrived with the back door off, monitor chassis board slid out the back and necked the tube, and someone had given the top a right bash which pulled the screws for the metal trim right -through- the edge of the wood.

Not impressed, going to take it up with them tomorrow - delivery paper is signed as received with damage, took photos.
GACK! I would not be a happy bunny dude. best of luck with that one.
Found more damage - wood missing from the chassis shelf now, extra dents put in the side, one chipped the t-mould.

Some pictures taken yesterday morning, and some taken tonight, are at:

http://www.system11.org/temp/europlay

Seller says the couriers put it in the van at a 45 degree angle to begin with due to lack of space.. As I said in another thread - absolutely gutted, these are my favourite type of JAMMA cab, I own two now. Or 1.5, depending on how you look at it.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 20th, 2009, 6:23 pm

Need an E2 couriered from Wakefield,Yorkshire to Plymouth, Devon.


Lancs or Shiply?

I don't have much luck with couriers, I've had a cab arrive on its side in the past and the guy said it was put in like that :x

I'm prepared to pay more in order to secure a safe trip and arrival.


Any preferences or input people? I don't mind how long it takes and if I have to work around their schedule or whatever. I'd rather pay with card than do cash on delivery also.

Thanks for any input ;)

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by Pete » September 20th, 2009, 6:26 pm

Get your mate to do it :lol:

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 20th, 2009, 6:28 pm

haha, would need to hire a van again and its a 5.5 hr drive each way. ughhh

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 21st, 2009, 9:57 am

Just got a quick quote via email from lancs couriers - £120 and can do it this weekend. :think:

Not too bad I guess.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by markedkiller78 » September 21st, 2009, 10:38 am

I was £95 last time from Sheffield to Glasgow. I guess you are further away or not on their normal routes.

Still it's for an e2 :awe:

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 21st, 2009, 10:45 am

I hate short email responses though, I ask about protection and wether it'll be safe due to my last mishap with a cab falling over, and wether it'll need to be palleted etc and they just respond 'no it won't need to be palleted as it won't be changing vehicles' and completely miss my first question.

Did you pay with debit card ? I will book it in as soon as I've confirmed it with the seller of the cab, and the money withdraws from my paypal :x

Cheers for the recommendation also.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by markedkiller78 » September 21st, 2009, 11:06 am

COD, but they can take paypal, so you could use a credit or debit card that way

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 21st, 2009, 11:08 am

oh ffs and I just withdrew all my paypal money so I could pay them :awe:

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by markedkiller78 » September 21st, 2009, 11:10 am

The cabs that came from mr megalo & tone were bomb proof. I honestly think they would have been fine if the fell on their side thanks to the amount of bubble wrap. Meg also used a duvet last time in addition to the bubble wrap, cardboard and polystyrene.

Make sure it's well protected to begin with, but in the 6 times I've used lancs I've never had an issue with the condition of the cabs.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 21st, 2009, 11:13 am

Yeah, the guy is b-wrapping it on tuesday, I hope securely. Its good they have a good reputation also, I don't mind paying the £120 at all as long as it comes .. vertically and working / undamaged.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by SuperPang » September 23rd, 2009, 1:18 pm

In my experience the single most important thing is that a cab is securely fixed to a pallett and delivered with a tail lift. Any cab is **** if it falls over so do what you can to stop that happening.

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 23rd, 2009, 1:28 pm

I asked about pallet delivery and if it'd cost extra, apparently because its not changing vehicles it won't be on one :?

Les @ lancs couriers does seem professional though and I've passed over all the info to him now, so it should be this weekend for £120. I just hope they secure it well in the van and it doesn't fall over or whatever. We shall see. eh?

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by markedkiller78 » September 23rd, 2009, 1:31 pm

ratchet straps to hold it onto the side of the van do the trick. Every cab I've bought came on a tail lift so no drama my end

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 23rd, 2009, 1:36 pm

My first awsd from the WPG order came on a tail lift, on its side though. I should have bitched at the courier and I think I did at the time but he just shrugged and said it was put on like that, and handed me the form to sign. Crack straight through the CP, scratch on the side, cracked illumination panel .. lovely.

Worked fine though until I necked it 3 months or less later :awe:

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Re: Cabinet Couriers

Post by kernow » September 27th, 2009, 8:35 pm

Surprisingly.. :roll:

Theres been a **** up, and despite them saying they can pickup and deliver this weekend, they actually mean 'pick up this weekend and deliver next weekend' - so my E2 is going into storage for a week - IF it was picked up at all today at 2PM. Theres just been a total lack of communication and basically I don't know what the **** is going on :awe: no emails. no phone calls to confirm. so. :think:

Pretty **** off right now but hey as long as it comes next weekend in good condition, that'll be ok.

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Hello Shaun,
we can make the delivery this weekend
£120.00
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