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Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

TORPC
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Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

As you have no doubt gathered from the tittle I have some parcels being delivered (both with tracking numbers)
They have both been reported as being dispatched within 1 hour of each other & not far from each other in distance
I know it is only a 50/50 guess
However, which do you think would be the 1st to deliver ?Huh
I forgot to add that they have both reported the 24th for the Estimated delivery date
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Tittle amended to reflect others reality Cheesy
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PowerLee
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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Knowing Hermes you will most likely get a badly filled in card stuffed through the letter box & no parcel  Grin
Hermes have to be the worst delivery company I've ever had to deal with when something goes wrong  Angry
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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

PowerLee, I think the Hermes courier on your final leg of the journey is the problem. I, and 3 or 4 others I know who use Hermes on a regular basis, have not had a problem, but others obviously have.
As regards RM, again I think it's luck of the draw - almost all my deliveries are on time, but a friend of mine in Sussex seems to have to wait days for post - even from her local area.
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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

I think it's 'hedge you bets' and from what I have heard that's exactly where some couriers throw them  Cheesy

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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

You bet they do, but it's actually 'hedge your bets'  Cheesy
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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Isn't that what I said Wink

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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

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Isn't that what I said

Not from where I'm sitting!   Cheesy
(I did actually 'bold' the 'r' but it doesn't show as such for some reason).
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Re: Edge your bets The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Oops, I was concentrating on 'Hedge'. My apologies Smiley
In my defence it's dark and I haven't got the energy to get up and turn on the light  Cheesy

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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Does it really matter Roll eyes
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Does it really matter Roll eyes

Definitely if you felt the need to reply  Cheesy
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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Have to agree with jab, we use hermes all the time and have no problems. The guy who delivers for them here has created a small community of recipients in our street. he leaves parcels with any one of four others if you aren't in. You get a card of course, and it works well.  Never had to ring up for a second delivery. Can't fault them. Smiley
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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

I've always had good service with Hermes so my moneys on them.
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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

Given that you said RM I'd go with them as I assume it's a small packet. However, If it were ParcelFarce then that's a different set of odds altogether.
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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

I would normally say Hermes but I recently had 2 parcels delivered by Royal Mail....early Shocked

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Re: Hedge your bets, The race is on between RM & Hermes delivery

depends where you fall on the delivery round, for me hermes is usually around 4pm but rm is normally around 10 am, of course on a slow day both can be early but rm is always the first one to arrive ....
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