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Couriers paid per parcel they deliver are desperately dumping Christmas gifts in wheelie bins, under doormats and in plain sight of the street. A Money Mail investigation has discovered how overworked, underpaid and untrained delivery men are simply abandoning presents at addresses in order to meet onerous targets. These workers, thousands of whom are temporarily employed at this time of year, are given as little as five minutes to drive to an address and drop off a parcel before starting the next order.
Desperate delivery men ditch your Christmas gifts in the BIN: How they get 280 seconds to make a drop-off and 80p per package (and nothing if you're out) Some couriers paid per parcel but get nothing for a 'you're not in card' As little as five minutes to drive to an address, drop-off and then restart Some parcels abandoned and found by binmen Delivery firms can be almost impossible to call
he started as a temp 15+ years ago and has now gone on to the rounds as he knows jobs are going to get cut big time plus i never looked to se where that figure came from were not that close
reply to post by geobro
100,000. Lol, your friend pulled that figure out of his arse...
ETA: A hell of a lot of mail is already sorted through machines. The only jobs being cut right now will be temps in the sorting centres.edit on 11-12-2013 by Wide-Eyes because: (no reason given)
have you so please dont talk about something you know nothing about in the first place.