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Topic # 215245 19-Jun-2017 07:58
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Hey guys,

 

 

 

What have your experiences been with Yanwen postage?
Bought some BMW keys from ebay but have not had anything since the 3rd of June.

 

Where do you inquire for NZ side of things?

 

Cheers

 

Tim

 






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  Reply # 1803180 19-Jun-2017 08:30
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How do you know they've landed in NZ?

 

I've seen similar things with stuff I've bought from AliExpress... 2 or 3 weeks after it has been "Handled by airline" or "In transit to NZ" or whatever, it mysteriously gets delivered to me, with no intervening tracking information.

 

I suspect that it sits at the airline's? freight forwarding depot for up to a week or so and is consolidated with other items into a single weekly shipment. At this point it loses its original tracking number. When the consolidated shipment arrives in NZ, it is split up into separate items again for courier delivery. But you don't get told the new tracking number when it gets split up.

 

 




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  Reply # 1803204 19-Jun-2017 09:30
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frankv:

 

How do you know they've landed in NZ?

 

I've seen similar things with stuff I've bought from AliExpress... 2 or 3 weeks after it has been "Handled by airline" or "In transit to NZ" or whatever, it mysteriously gets delivered to me, with no intervening tracking information.

 

I suspect that it sits at the airline's? freight forwarding depot for up to a week or so and is consolidated with other items into a single weekly shipment. At this point it loses its original tracking number. When the consolidated shipment arrives in NZ, it is split up into separate items again for courier delivery. But you don't get told the new tracking number when it gets split up.

 

 

 

 


As per the screenshot attached, The tracking provider suggests its been delivered! Prety PO'd after waiting for so long, did a group buy for some BMW keys :/

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  Reply # 1803206 19-Jun-2017 09:40
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Nothing in that screenshot says delivered, doesn't even leave the country of origin.




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  Reply # 1803210 19-Jun-2017 09:48
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andrewNZ: Nothing in that screenshot says delivered, doesn't even leave the country of origin.

 

 

 

Sorry, Fully buggered it up. That was the screenshot of the example tracking view hahaha....

 






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  Reply # 1803213 19-Jun-2017 09:56
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That looks like it's held at customs or something like that.

Even NZ Post's terrible tracking will tell you pickup and delivery. This just stops at the airport.




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  Reply # 1803230 19-Jun-2017 10:10
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andrewNZ: That looks like it's held at customs or something like that.

Even NZ Post's terrible tracking will tell you pickup and delivery. This just stops at the airport.

 

 

 

How would one pursue this?
Me and 5 others want out BMW keys haha!! 

 


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  Reply # 1803231 19-Jun-2017 10:14
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I think your only real option is to have the sender chase it up.




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  Reply # 1803339 19-Jun-2017 11:51
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Yanwen tracking only tracks in china. The parcel is normally sent by chinapost regular airmail which doesn't have a tracking number. So after it leaves China the information is updated arbitrarily and doesn't normally match where the parcel actually is.






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  Reply # 1803340 19-Jun-2017 11:53
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andrewNZ: That looks like it's held at customs or something like that.

Even NZ Post's terrible tracking will tell you pickup and delivery. This just stops at the airport.

 

I've had a few things from overseas that never updated from "at airport". According to NZ Post, there is no tracking NZ side of some packages, even if they are tracked in another country.

 

I've also not received notification to pick items up from their parcel collect address (at the local post office) because they don't track it on this side. So my packages sat for nearly a month before I happened to come in for a completely different package, and the postal clerk recognized me. I had already complained to the poor seller about never receiving it. 

 

NZ Post is completely useless when it comes to overseas deliveries. 


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  Reply # 1803358 19-Jun-2017 12:18
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Yes, Yanwen is often terrible at this, stuff gets to Auckland (at least on paper, in the real world who knows) and sits for weeks sometimes.  

 

I avoid them when possible.





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  Reply # 1803381 19-Jun-2017 13:12
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Lets hope things dont follow the standard process of "disappearing off the face of the earth" and turn up this week!
Will keep everyone posted but it seems like your playing a lottery buying anything offshore from china.. 






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  Reply # 1803448 19-Jun-2017 13:58
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Do you have an EWS programmer TimA?

 

 

 

I am about to sort an E39 key - can you help?

 


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  Reply # 1803457 19-Jun-2017 14:10
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Mattmannz:

 

Do you have an EWS programmer TimA?

 

 

 

I am about to sort an E39 key - can you help?

 


Cheers

 

Matt.

 

 

 

 

No i personally do not but let me know where you are in the country and i will have a guy close by.

 

I got rid of all my BMW coding tools when i switched to Audi 3 years ago. What a regret... Too broke to buy more lol and make money...

 

Euro Surgeon South auckland,
Hell BM North Shore.
Hennie Sadie who is based around browns bay.

You can use your old key as a "Swipe tag" with the EWS. Just put new key in, Turn to ON then swipe old key. Free to drive!

 

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  Reply # 1803465 19-Jun-2017 14:28
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Thanks Tim, I am based in Wellington

 

 

 

Cheers

 

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