Nothing good to say after that experience
My parcels were dropped off by TNT on the 5th January. This same week I dropped in and asked if Big Post had received them, to be told they're not there yet. I chased these parcels 2 more times, once by phone, then another visit. I ended up dropping in again (12th) because TNT (NOT TOLL) had already delivered it to these guys on the 5th. After a bunch of confusion, it was discovered that my parcels may have come after hours, and not been "checked in" to the system. Apparently this happens more often than you would expect, and the employees resp...onsible have been spoken to about this before, yet they still do it. So let me get this right, it arrives on the 5th after hours. It's accepted, but then left sitting there for 7 days, until I come looking for it??? Nobody noticed 3 LARGE boxes sitting there for a week? Weird. Anyway, when I finally collect my missing packages, the guy tells me someone there changed the con note number on the boxes. WHY WOULD THEY DO THAT??? In the end, I've been given different reasons for why my parcels were "invisible". Anyway, I would not trust these guys to organise a large drinking session in a brewery, if you catch my drift.
Will never do business with them again
Unprofessional company, after delivery extra charges are invoiced with no communication. Charges are discretionary by the couriers. Dimensions and weights supplied at the time of booking, after delivery then receive a bill for additional heavy weight charges. Spoke to accounts, confirm did not need to pay the additional invoice. Then receive a final demand notice with threats of lodging with a credit agency. Spoke to accounts again, told me to take it up with my customer and I was the one that booked the freight incorrectly as it was a residential address, even though the customer confirmed its a business address.
Will never use again
Used several times thinking the enormous delays were just bad luck, but the absolute unwillingness to try and locate lost freight and naivety of BigPost in believing illogical statements from the transport providers they use when occasionally attempting a lackluster follow up on the customers behalf was unnaceptable.
Horrible company. Every time we sent items with them, they would charge extra. They have no customer service.
Packages arrived brocken and big post always added charges. Their customer service is shocking. They refuse to help resolve any issues. Quick to take your money though. Very disappointed in the whole experience.
Apparently its okay to be 6 days late.
Package was 6 days late from expected delivery date. Tracking information was incorrect entire time.
Had no communication from Bigpost. Every time I made contact I was giving different excuse from the truck broke down to traffic, etc.
Then told I would have to pay more money for an earlier delivery when package was already 6 days late.
No offer of a discount or compensation.
Impossible to rely on Bigpost anymore.
Really Poor Service, Hidden Fees Everywhere
Really terrible service, hidden fees added on everywhere, for residential pick up, for check weight, for weekly admin which doesn't seem to exist, no logic, like speaking with a child or to a brick wall. Would not recommend these guys if you're requiring regular freight needs, the invoicing and charges are completely inconsistent and problem solving really poor. Try Sendle, E-Go or just Australia Post as worthy alternatives or some of the other commercial agents if you run a business.
I will not recommend this company. Not professional at all. Claiming not pickup from private address, and want to cancel my job, while courier company turn up and collected the job 5 minutes after they called me. Yet, they use TNT. Claiming TNT doesn't not pick up from private address. I use Transdirect, and they are able to organize the pick up with TNT, how funny is that. Don't use Big Post!!!
You can't trust the Quoting System or that they will actually complete the jobs
I started using the system to quote on some of my projects as I thought the online experience seemed good. So I used this for a few jobs for quoting but lucky that only 3 had actually gone through on my end so losses were minimised.
- Quoted $770+gst for delivery of 7mx2.2mx.3m 1300kg to Paget depot from us in Carole Park.
- Job was booked in, and I on-charged that to customer which is our usual system.
- Driver shows up for pickup, Big post says they can't do 7m when Job was already booked. They said it would be an extra $3500!!....
Door turned up damaged and broken glass.
Product turned up damaged. Sender was forced to refund part of the purchase so I could have it repaired. Very disappointing for both sender and reciever. Told would have to jump through hoops to get product replaced and was on a tight time frame. Door was almost one week late.
No longer trading with Bigpost
I was approached by [Name Removed] from bigpost whilst using others at the time. They found me. I didn’t find them. I thought I would give bigpost a try. I’ve used bigpost for over 4 years. I will not be using bigpost anymore, not by choice but simply because they don’t want my business. It’s fine because it looks like the competitors win more of my business. I will carry on using Temando , transdirect, interparcel, e-go, smartsend just to name a few who have been great with us. E-go / Hunter also offers depot to depot.
On many occasions Freig...
I was expecting delivery within 2days even tracking web page says. But nothing happened every time I call they said it is in transit (Frankston to hoppers I don't know how many days it takes ) .i requested call center people to give me contact details of the driver or someone so, I can pick it up. simple answer for Big post sorry we don't have details we just website.
Questions & Answers
I am waiting for a$3300.00 jukebox coming from melbourne, to benalla bigpost depot. help. no one here including benalla post office has heard of bigpost benalla, they informed me that this was a scam???, can some one help the job number is BP996119.
Big post don’t have depots, they use third party carrier services like, StarTrack, TNT etc.
Thanks for the info, I will start ringing around
Big Post has a network of depot partners that our customers can have freight delivered to, for receivers to collect from. Your freight will be delivered to our depot partner in Benalla. The freight is currently in transit, unfortunately it has been affected by the current carrier service delays.
When the freight has been delivered to the depot you will receive an email advising you how you can collect. If you have not received that email by the end of this week please feel free to give us a call on 03 9544 5525 8.30am - 5pm Mon - Fri, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big Post Customer Service
Are there any insurance included when you book with Big Post when an item goes missing?
thank you for your question. Big Post offers a product called Freight Warranty, which the customer can choose to add to their account.
Freight Warranty covers most freight types, although there are some exclusions such as breakable items eg. glass and ceramics, and items booked as authority to leave. If the customer has chosen to activate this on their account they can make a claim for both damaged and lost items. If you would like more information I would be happy to send you our Freight Warranty documents.
Big Post Customer Service
Hi users wher do ye get it? Is it available to all states?? Love to know and try,fed up with aust post every store i have been to is run by people who dont have a grip on english and cant explain the annomalies within Aust post.
dont use big post , it is horrible .use transdirect
Thanks for that
Good morning - Big Post have thousands of active customers who are very happy with our service. We would love the opportunity to talk to you about our service and whether it is the right fit for your business. Please let us know the best time to contact you and I can send you a direct message for your contact details. We look forward to talking with you soon! Best Regards, Jane.
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