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#259876 27-Oct-2019 20:36
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Came across these courier bags on allgoods.co.nz which caught my eye. 

 

https://allgoods.co.nz/product/565034

 

https://allgoods.co.nz/product/565798 

 

Seems like a good way to save a small fortune on shipping, however, as the old saying goes if it sounds too good to be true.. I think there's a chance they may be 'counterfeited' if that's even possible. Great deal or scam? What do you guys think? 


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  #2344245 27-Oct-2019 20:41
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Hard to say. Perhaps the seller simply no longer has a need for them and wants to recover some of the costs?

 

I've picked up pre-paid postage envelopes directly from NZ Post at discounted rates before, so the face value isn't necessarily what they paid either.


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  #2344246 27-Oct-2019 20:42
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A 30% discount is not at all surprising - big shippers probably get a much larger discount than that. I could get about that when I had an account and I was a tiny customer.

 

Can't say whether it's a scam or not.


 
 
 
 


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  #2344247 27-Oct-2019 20:43
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They are the sort of thing that is too easy for people to liberate from their workplaces so quite possibly nicked. Also the seller if it is legit from their courierpost account will be on the hook for any undisclosed rural surcharge, or overweight costs so IMO if they are selling from ones bought on their own accountes, they are total idiots.





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  #2344248 27-Oct-2019 20:45
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SirHumphreyAppleby:

 

Hard to say. Perhaps the seller simply no longer has a need for them and wants to recover some of the costs?

 

I've picked up pre-paid postage envelopes directly from NZ Post at discounted rates before, so the face value isn't necessarily what they paid either.

 

 

If you read the first action it explains everything - they're clearly a bricks and mortar retailer of these bags and decide to sell them online for less than the RRP as the margin on these is good for NZ Post agency sellers.

 

That listing and 20 seconds on Google searching the name indicates it's probably the bookshop / postshop in the Whitby shopping centre.

 

 

 

 


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  #2346763 31-Oct-2019 13:20
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104.13 divided by 25 is 4.16 each, for DLE, non-signature

 

You can use TradeMe Book-A-Courier for CourierPost and get a cheaper rate than that, signature required, you don't have to have sold on trade me to use BAC, you can send anything...

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/MyTradeMe/Shipping/TradeMeShipping.aspx?id=0

 

As for bags themselves, I get mine from Photogear ( https://www.trademe.co.nz/business-farming-industry/postage-packing-supplies/envelopes-mail-bags/listing-2379342500.htm?rsqid=e39f8418424a4fb9ae93c195c11da68e-001





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  #2346784 31-Oct-2019 13:37
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sbiddle:

 

That listing and 20 seconds on Google searching the name indicates it's probably the bookshop / postshop in the Whitby shopping centre.

 

 

The phone numbers match too, so I would say that's exactly where they are from


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