[Homeroast] international customers and many limitted offerings!

g paris p pchforever at gmail.com
Wed May 18 14:17:56 CDT 2011


Claus:

Perhaps if you guys formed a "club" so to speak and sent  private message to
Tom or Maria you could buy a few extra
of the 1 pound only; maybe they would give your group the option of 6 pounds
or more between members.

ginny

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Michael Wascher <wascher at gmail.com> wrote:

> Claus,
>
> Yes -- that's the option. Slow but it was a very inexpensive option.
>
> --MikeW
>
> *"My foolish pen was drunk with ink."
> -- James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916)
>   from "Lines For An Album"*
>
>
> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 12:15 AM, Claus Thøgersen <thoeg at get2net.dk> wrote:
>
> > Hi Mike,
> >
> > I am not sure if  you mean the cheapest way of shipping, where a package
> w
> > could  take 6 to 8 weeks to get from SM headquarters to Denmark!
> > I have tried it one time, but I  just do not have the patience for that
> > kind of snaille package deliviry.
> > the interesting thing is that with the current rates, UPS expedided world
> > wide is the cheapest way of shipping at least if we buy more than 30
> pounds.
> > Maybe even with much smaller orders like 5 or 10 pounds, I have not
> checked
> > that. If that is the case my problem is solved! I doubt it,  I do not
> think
> > international shipment costs are that low even with small packages  e.g.
> 5
> > to 10 pounds.
> >
> > Claus
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Wascher" <wascher at gmail.com>
> > To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
> > list,available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" <
> > homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2011 5:09 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] international customers and many limitted
> > offerings!
> >
> >
> >
> > Claus,
> >
> > We've lost an overseas delivery option too. The US Post Office eliminated
> > parcel post -- though I'm not sure I'd use that for beans. I'm sure other
> > shipping providers will up their prices now too.
> >
> > --MikeW
> >
> > *"My foolish pen was drunk with ink."
> > -- James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916)
> >  from "Lines For An Album"*
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Claus Thøgersen <c.thoeg at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >  Hi,
> >>
> >> I am one of the active European members. I know that there are other
> >> people
> >> living in Europe who are not on the list but use SM for green beans.
> >>
> >> to keep down extra costs for shipment, vat, and extra charges we have to
> >> order 40 pounds a standard box size that gives the lowest price for
> >> shipping.
> >> The problem is that it seems as if more and more new coffees from Sm
> these
> >> days are  very  small only a few bags,  and therefore limitted to 1
> maybe
> >> 2
> >> pounds. A limit that makes it harder to get these coffees if you order 1
> >> box
> >> for several people, like I do.
> >>
> >> If the small size offerings are going to be more prevalent from SM, I
> >> would
> >> really like a way to order, but have the order held back at SM so i can
> >> add
> >> some of these coffees that are gone a few days after they are posted to
> >> sm.com, and have the package shipped when it has reached the size that
> >> makes the  shipment costs reasonable.
> >>
> >> It will of course give the SM staff more work to do, and there should be
> >> an
> >> extra charge for such a service, but I would really like to at least
> have
> >> an
> >> opportunity to consider all  these unique coffees.
> >>
> >> Claus
> >>
> >>
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