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It can sit at that status "at local depot" for a few days , there doesn't seem to be much of a rush for the Shetland stuff as far as I can see , I had a car part one time that was at local depot for a

I think the problem is that people have a nostalgia for a time when they had a local postie who knew them by name, lived in the same area and had been doing the same route for years.   Unfortunately

I ordered a nice new TV from amazon on sunday (sorry local retailers, I did look in your shops and I dont mind paying a little extra to buy something locally but I cant afford to throw away £100) I w

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Beware of UPS - they will definitely deliver to Shetland but - well, read on:

 

I bought something recently from south. I asked about delivery and the company said "Don't worry, we use UPS, they deliver to Shetland."

 

So, anyway... the item was collected from them by UPS on 4th May, and arrived in Dundee the following day - where it has been gathering dust ever since.

 

UPS's tracking site lists the following excuse against it: "The address is in a remote area and deliveries are not made daily. / Delivery rescheduled." That was on 8th May...

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Mattressman do free delivery to Shetland too and are pretty good pricewise with a large range of beds, mattresses, sofa beds, etc.
Sad to say they no longer do free delivery. Indeed they now charge £42 for Shetland. That said they could still be competitive.

 

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Beware of UPS - they will definitely deliver to Shetland but - well, read on:

 

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UPS's tracking site lists the following excuse against it: "The address is in a remote area and deliveries are not made daily. / Delivery rescheduled." That was on 8th May...

 

Not uncommon, and to understand why this happens it's because national courier companies don't make money in Shetland or rural areas, they make a loss.

 

But they're obligated to deliver nationally. So they want to get as much onto a fixed price pallet as possible to reduce losses, and that means delaying items and higher prices. Also factor in that they don't have the volume of Royal Mail.

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