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    BeanBay Green Bean sales.

    If you are passionate about quality coffee and want to experiment with some great specialty green beans then you should enjoy the CoffeeSnobs green bean sales.

    Once a month we sample, select, source and supply some of the highest grade beans available in our local market and thanks to our unique sale method we can offer them to you well under retail price.

    You can then roast them at home using a domestic coffee roaster, popcorn maker, saucepan, oven, heatgun, BBQ or design your own contraption to give you the perfect roast.

    Purpose specific domestic coffee roasters available too but generally we encourage starting as cheap as you can to prove to yourself what a great hobby this is and just how great a result you can get.

    We select a range of coffees each month and they are posted into the BeanBay (mostly near the middle of the month) . *We then email all the CoffeeSnobs members when they are available in BeanBay. Please ensure that you don't junk email from "beanbaysales", often worth checking with your webmail and ISP junk filters too.

    Shipping is calculated at the checkout based on the total order weight and the destination. Shipping options are shown for Australia Post Express, Australia Post E-Parcel (good for heavier, slower freight), Star Track Express and in some areas Fastway couriers.

    Please note: Courier freight options require a "live human" to sign for the parcels and not an unattended home or PO Box. For the later, Australia Post is the only option.

    At the checkout of BeanBay you can pay using credit card (via PayPal and you pay the fees) or use your own internet bank transfer to the account on the emailed invoice (no additional fees).

    We do ask that you pay at the time of ordering so that we don't have to waste time asking if you want the unpaid order.

    Mostly we try and have the BeanBay sales mid month but we are at the whim of freight companies and brokers all over the country and halfway around the world so its always a moving target.

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    A couple of times a year I receive a query from someone that asks "why do you charge a PayPal fee when other online transactions don't?"

    Let me explain.

    PayPal is a good service, fast payments, good paper trail and they accept credit cards and linked bank accounts.
    That service comes at a cost to us though. Their current fees for Australian transactions are $0.30 plus 2.4%.

    That money has to come from somewhere so either we need to mark-up everything we sell by $0.30 + 2.4% or we can just add it to the transactions that were paid with PayPal. To me is seems silly to gouge everyone on the off chance they will pay with PayPal which is what many other businesses do to save this discussion.

    In the BeanBay checkout you get a choice.

    Internet Banking (EFT) Transfer for actual cost (no fees added).

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    PayPal with their actual fees added on.

    The two totals are shown on the page in BeanBay and we make the assumption that those that want fee-free will use EFT and those that want instant payment or credit card options will decide if the fees are worthwhile to them.

    I think charging only those that use the fee incurring service is the fairest method of cost recovery which is why we have always charged the actual PayPal fees. This also meets the ACCC guidelines Different pricing for different payment methods (credit cards versus cash)


    "If I pay today when do you get the payment?"

    We receive roughly 9000 payments per year electronically from PayPal and nearly every bank, building society and credit union in the country. Some are worse performing than others, typically some of the smaller credit unions add an additional day to the below figures.

    PayPal:
    PayPal is less than 15 minutes. They were instant but for some reason there is some lag in there now and often we will receive the email saying we have payment 10-15 minutes before we get it. It's still the only "instant" service but as shown in BeanBay we pass the actual service fees back to you.

    Banks / Building Societies / Credit Unions
    EFT Mon-Fri business hours:
    A transfer made by you Monday to Friday during business hours (3,4 or 5pm depending on the bank) will hit our account the following day.
    EFT Mon-Thu after hours:
    A transfer made by you Monday to Thursday after business hours will hit our account in two days, eg: Monday at 6pm will appear on Wednesday.
    EFT Fri after hours:
    A transfer after 5 or 6pm on a Friday will appear in our account on a Tuesday!
    EFT Weekends:
    Transfers on Saturday or Sunday appear in our account on Tuesday.
    Cash over the counter:
    Depositing at a branch during business hours will typically be instantly in our account but because its a rare method we typically won't check for it or see it till the next day.

    Now the weird stuff.
    We currently use Bank of Melbourne, it was opened as a St George account but got rebranded when Westpac bought them. Head office is in Sydney (which might not be where you thought Bank of Melbourne would be based) and as such the bank computer doesn't work on Sydney public holidays! So a transfer on the Monday before Melbourne Cup will appear Tuesday, a transfer on Melbourne cup Tuesday will appear on Wednesday but a transfer on Monday 7th October won't appear till Wednesday because it's a NSW holiday even though my local branch is open.

    Bank computers don't work weekends, after hours, Monday's or public holidays (in the state they are based).

    Best trick is to procrastinate less, order earlier and then you can stress less about the transfer and shipping times.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy View Post
    *Mostly we use Australia Post Express because they are fast and deliver everywhere including PO boxes.
    Apologies for resurrecting a dusty post, but i wanted to comment on the incredible service from Beanbay.
    Until now, I had held off ordering from BeanBay since i am surrounded by numerous local roasters... and i am in a different state .(Sydney)!
    However having been let down, and brushed off by some of my local sources ( too interested in retail roast sales ?) i decided to give BeanBay a try.
    An order was placed at 4.30 yesterday (Thursday), in anticipation of a delivery early the following week via Australia Post cheap satchel service.
    Surprise ! 8:30 am Friday, the package is on my doorstep ! ..16hrs to travel 900+ kms !
    That is very impressive service !
    Thank you BeanBay (and Au Post)
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    Yep a lot of businesses could learn a thing or 2 from how BeanBay is run.

    I usually get the startrek overnight 5kg satchel for green beans, always at my door within 24hours.

    It makes it to easy to keep trying different green beans!
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    quick question:
    Do Beanbay offer international shipping?
    I am located in Thailand and have a problem finding quality beans.

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    quick answer:
    Nup.

    Longer answer is that shipping beans international is a pain, way too much paperwork and way too heavy (read: expensive) to get them to you.

    ...but there is some good news. In Bangkok you have a range of some of the best beans in the world. Chartree (Zane, Mr Z) from Peaberry Limited is a roaster, cupper and importer of some seriously amazing coffees... and a darn nice guy too.
    He owns Peaberry Ltd, Pacmara Roasters and Zana's Beans. The head office is off Rama 3, across Central Praram 3.

    Tell him CoffeeSnobs set you and you are sure to be looked after with some best beans.

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    Had to post to say how good the service is at BeanBay. I don't order very often, but when I do, service is fantastic. I use to pick up at the depot in Geelong, but we have recently moved north, way north. Delivery usually takes atleast a week for anything, but BeanBay and Startrack got 2.5kg of beans here in 1 day. Amazing. Thank you Bean Bay
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    I have been using the slowest and cheapest postage option when ordering from bean bay and am very impressed with the delivery speed. I am scared to think what would happen if i use express instead, perhaps my door bell will ring as I hit enter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bazooka View Post
    I have been using the slowest and cheapest postage option when ordering from bean bay and am very impressed with the delivery speed. I am scared to think what would happen if i use express instead, perhaps my door bell will ring as I hit enter
    No ...... but just after! ;-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by denwol View Post
    Had to post to say how good the service is at BeanBay. I don't order very often, but when I do, service is fantastic. I use to pick up at the depot in Geelong, but we have recently moved north, way north. Delivery usually takes atleast a week for anything, but BeanBay and Startrack got 2.5kg of beans here in 1 day. Amazing. Thank you Bean Bay
    +1

    Its amazing how my order got from Victoria to Canberra within 18 hrs of hitting the enter key... ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smokey View Post
    +1

    Its amazing how my order got from Victoria to Canberra within 18 hrs of hitting the enter key... ?
    +1 :-)
    (lengthen message)

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    Hi, I'm not sure if this is necessarily the right place to post this, but the original post says:

    "Please note: Courier freight options require a "live human" to sign for the parcels and not an unattended home or PO Box. For the later, Australia Post is the only option."

    Could Andy please confirm whether or not beanbay orders sent by Australia Post require signature or not?

    Im having a dispute with Australia Post about this (I have left them express authorisation to leave it over the gate if noone is home, and they have started ignoring it lately), and they are saying that: "The sender has paid for a premium service for a signature on delivery, and we have to abide the service that they have paid for."

    So I'm just wondering if you could please confirm one way or another.

    I have been getting my coffee delivered this way for years now, and it has only just recently become a problem. I can get it delivered to work, but I'd really rather not have to walk home lugging 5kg of coffee with me.

    Thanks,

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    Hi Zakal1,
    sometimes answers are not black and white...

    With eParcel, it's sent as "sign on delivery", we get people to tell us if they are happy for the postie to leave it in which case we put an additional sticker that says:

    If Unattended Please
    Leave Over Gate

    (or similar, in car port / under the stairs etc)

    For the most part that works well.

    AustPost use sub-contractors for parcel delivery and it's really up to each individual driver if they adhere to the additional sticker or not. My local parcel guy is great but we have also built a relationship over the years and work well together. You might do well just meeting your delivery guy/girl one day and having a face to face chat.

    We always prefer that people ship everything to an address that is attended during the day.... work, local shop, grandma's house etc. If a real human is there to receive it then typically all the problems disappear. Maybe you even have a neighbour that would be happy to sign for it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by denwol View Post
    Had to post to say how good the service is at BeanBay. I don't order very often, but when I do, service is fantastic. I use to pick up at the depot in Geelong, but we have recently moved north, way north. Delivery usually takes atleast a week for anything, but BeanBay and Startrack got 2.5kg of beans here in 1 day. Amazing. Thank you Bean Bay
    +1 to that 10kg of green to Sydney in just under 18hrs.

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    What do the green beans come in, plastic ziplock bags?

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    Calico bags with a zipper.

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    Yep, looks like they moved it.

    We only charge the actual PayPal fee and only charge those that choose to pay that way. Both prices are shown in BeanBay checkout and the customer can decide if the speed and convenience is worth the extra dollars. I would prefer if everyone paid via EFT / Internet Banking as we don't need to charge for that method as we don't get hit with fees. It's also far easier and faster for us to reconcile a bank statement.

    I would prefer to do it this way than to charge everyone just in case they choose to pay via credit card.

    A quick search on the ACCC website found this:
    (there might be other references too but I'm a little busy on the roaster to scrounge too long)

    Credit card surcharges
    Businesses can choose whether or not to pass on the cost of accepting credit card payments to their customers. However, if you decide to impose a credit card fee, you must ensure your customers are aware—before they enter into the transaction or contract—that a fee will apply and the amount of the fee.
    from: Displaying prices | ACCC


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    ...and this one from the RBA...


    Reforms to Payment Card Surcharging


    On 18 March 2013, a number of changes to the Reserve Bank's Standards relating to merchant surcharging took effect. These changes are aimed at improving the price signals that consumers face when choosing the payment method they use. The changes enable card schemes (such as American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa) to limit surcharges and address cases where merchants are clearly surcharging at a higher level than is justified. Merchants are nonetheless still able to fully recover their legitimate card acceptance costs.
    Background


    In 2003, the Reserve Bank began implementing reforms to the credit and debit card systems in Australia. As part of these reforms, the Reserve Bank imposed Standards requiring the card schemes to remove their ‘no-surcharge’ rules, which had prevented merchants from applying surcharges or other fees to card payments. This reform was important in allowing merchants to signal to consumers that some payment methods are more expensive for merchants to accept than others so that consumers could consider whether to pay with a less costly method. Directly charging users of higher-cost payment methods also meant that merchants did not need to build card acceptance costs into the prices of all their goods and services. In other words, it was no longer necessary for users of less costly payment methods to cross-subsidise users of more expensive payment methods. Given the expectation that surcharging was likely to develop slowly, the Reserve Bank considered it appropriate to provide merchants with the freedom to set surcharges without constraint.
    Since the implementation of the Reserve Bank's reforms, average merchant service fees (the percentage fee that the merchant pays on each card payment) have fallen by around 0.6 percentage points, from 1.4 per cent to 0.8 per cent in the Visa and MasterCard systems, and from a combined average of 2.4 per cent to 1.8 per cent in the American Express and Diners Club systems. The ability of merchants to surcharge has made more apparent the cost of particular payment methods to consumers and enabled merchants to encourage the use of lower-cost payment methods. The Bank's 2010 Consumer Payments Use Study found that around half of consumers that hold a credit card would seek to avoid paying a surcharge by using a different payment method that does not typically attract a surcharge (debit card or cash). The effect of the Reserve Bank's reforms and the reduction in costs to merchants will have applied downward pressure on prices in a range of industries, to the benefit of all consumers.
    Although the Reserve Bank's surcharging reforms have provided significant public benefit, the Reserve Bank has become concerned in recent years that some surcharging practices have developed in a way that potentially distorts price signals. In particular, the Reserve Bank has been concerned about cases where fees or surcharges appear to be well in excess of acceptance costs or where a single ‘blended’ surcharge is applied across several card schemes even though merchants' acceptance costs may be significantly higher for some cards than others. Just like the case where no surcharges were allowed, these practices may cause consumers to under- or over-utilise particular payment methods, resulting in a less efficient payments system.
    Changes to Card Surcharging Standards


    To address these concerns, the Reserve Bank varied its surcharging Standards after extensive consultation with industry and other stakeholders. The Standards now allow card scheme rules to limit a merchant's surcharge to ‘the reasonable cost of acceptance’, which includes – but is not limited to – the merchant service fee that the merchant pays to its financial institution. The Standards therefore continue to ensure that merchants have the freedom to impose surcharges on the cards they accept, and that they can fully recover their acceptance costs. The changes are effective 18 March 2013. However, because limits on surcharging operate via changes to scheme rules, they only have an effect once scheme rules are amended.
    The Reserve Bank has provided a Guidance Note to assist the card schemes and their participants to implement and comply with the amended Standards. The Guidance Note sets out the Reserve Bank's views on the costs, beyond the merchant service fee, that may appropriately be included in ‘the reasonable cost of acceptance’ if the merchant chooses to do so. It is the Reserve Bank's expectation that merchant service fees and other costs payable to the financial institution or card scheme that provides card acceptance services to the merchant will typically represent the bulk of the reasonable cost of card acceptance for merchants. However, the Reserve Bank recognises that in a limited number of cases, the ‘reasonable cost of acceptance’ may appropriately include other costs.

    from: RBA: Reforms to Payment Card Surcharging – Questions & Answers

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    Hi,
    While I have been an avid reader of email updates, I haven't been active on this website.
    I remember that there used to be an option for new green bean purchasers to purchase a sample of different selected beans.
    Is this option still available? or is it more normal for newbies to purchase several of the 2.5Kg bags of beans?

    One more question, do we add the fair crack donation to the price? or is this to show how much is donated within the price?
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    Almach,

    There used to be a starter pack available as a once only, but I found a thread from last year which Andy replied it is no longer on offer:
    Green bean sampler pack

    Personally, I would suggest buying 2 or 3 different varieties and doing some trials to see what results you can get.

    The fair crack donation for purchases is built into the purchase price and the system will tell you how much of your purchase went to the fund and also keeps track of your total. Of course, you can also choose to add an extra donation to fair crack if you want to.

    Brett.

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    Hi,
    Just wondering what happened to the StarTrack Express postage option?
    They were so fast and comparably cheap.

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    Hard to reply politely in a public post, what I'm thinking and what I'm typing are two different things.

    We subsidised the Star Track freight which is why the price was so good, their service was fast too but something changed in their management when they changed owners and drivers were ignoring the consignment note that said "please leave safe if unattended".

    While we asked all CoffeeSnobs members to only use the service to an attended address, plenty of people ignored that and sent it to a home address that may or may not have someone there when the courier arrived. If no one was home and the parcel was carded we got charged $10-$12. The problem here is that we don't have a $10 margin so it was quickly becoming a better idea for me to randomly send $10 notes to addresses in the phone book.

    Add to that Star Track changed boundaries without telling us so one parcel going into NT went from $24 freight to $280+ and we only found out when the fortnightly invoice arrived.

    Australia Post go everywhere in the country including PO Boxes and don't charge a redelivery fee.

    We are pretty close to adding another shipping option in BeanBay too... but it won't be Star Track!
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    I know it's only an option for metro addresses, but I've consistently been impressed with fastway, whether for Beanbay or other retailers.

    Incidentally, I get coffeeesnobs delivered to my office and if they turn up before anybody arrives they leave it outside the door, which is on the 6th floor of a shared office building. Not hugely secure, but for <$100 coffee package I'm quite happy with that flexibility.

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    I'm wondering how I can tell the crop year of your Bean Bay selections?

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    Current!
    We land 'em, put them in BeanBay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyhakins View Post
    I'm living in Hong Kong for a year and want to be able to get roasted beans sent over because the coffee options here are pretty limited. Is there a way I can get roasted coffee sent to me?? There's no option for international post in the beanbay. Cheers.
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    I am in HK as well and as far as I know, international shipping is not an option and will not be due to the paper work needed and the enormous shipping cost.
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    Andy I just have a quick question on your roasted bean sales. I've been buying from you for a while now but all too often come Thursday morning I go to make coffee and realise I'm not going to make it to the next roast date (oh the noise from her indoors when I break that news!).
    But I am not 100% how your system works as far as if someone orders roasted coffee on a Thursday can you post that day assuming there was 'left overs' from the Wednesday roast or is shipping only done the day of roasting as volumes are strictly based on what has been ordered? Thanks.

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    Best bet, be more organised!
    The description in the front of beanbay is true, we really do roast to order. Typically roast days are Wednesday and Sunday and you should order before those days to ensure you don't miss out.
    Having said that while we never have " left overs" we will roast a few extra roasted sample packs on roast days that can ship in between roasts so ordering one of those a day late means you might get lucky... but once they are gone they are gone and the order will be filled next roast.

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    I just found this thread.

    Just wanted to say a huge thank you. I placed my first order last Wednesday morning and it landed on my doorstep in SA less than 24 hours later.
    Very impressive.
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    Hi there.

    How do I make contact with "bean bay"

    My tracking number isn't appearing on auspost site and I get a notification this morning saying there is a delivery error?

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    Ordered 15+ kilos of coffee yesterday before 10am, delivered today by Fastway before 10am. Awesomesauce. Nice work Andy.
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    Comment: Add me to the list of those happy with CoffeeSnobs bean delivery service. I am in the Darwin region, and it usually only takes 2 working days for an order (of green beans) to land in my post box.

    Question: Can CS re-use the calico bags if I return them?

    Cheers

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    After removing the sticker and emptying them leave them open and bundle them up and send them off using the cheapest shipping option you can. Once we get them back your BeanBay account will be credited 50 cents for every bag returned.


    Java "Recycling works" phile
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    Ooh fancy CoffeeSnobs boxes! Ordered yesterday afternoon, again arrived before 24 hours had passed. Once again Andy exceeds expectations (with the help of Fastway and living in a capital city).
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    Extremely rapt with the Fastway 18kg for $18 option--all the way to WA for $1 per kilo☺☺😊😉☺☺☺☺
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    Quote Originally Posted by greenman View Post
    Extremely rapt with the Fastway 18kg for $18 option--all the way to WA for $1 per kilo☺☺☺☺☺☺
    shhh greenman. Don't let Fastway know they are too cheap!

    The 17.5kg box is excellent value even for shorter hauls, to get it to from one side of the country to the other is exceptional. The trip to Perth can be slow (up to 9 days) but as long as you buy early and can wait, it really is cheap freight.

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    One small suggestion/request about the online store.

    I would find it useful to have the option of listing beans by price.

    One of the reasons I roast my own is because my finances are very tight, and being able to list beans by price would save me having to go through all of them to find the ones I can afford.

    Cheers
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    Another thumbs up for Andy. I placed an order yesterday and it arrived here (interstate) this morning, just like my previous order. How good is that!

    Thank Andy!!

    Regards,

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    REQUEST: Show green bean pricing on the front category page.

    REQUEST: Middle mouse button (PC) Cmd Click (Mac) - open in new tab has odd behaviour


    ACTION: Both will be investigated with the next software rollout.


    (lots of posts removed to keep this readable and informative)
    Last edited by Andy; 19th September 2016 at 11:16 AM. Reason: (edited this post - to condense 2 days of opinions)

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    just like to put my vote in for your delivery service. you cant beat it .i live in Sydney and have similar delivery times.and it has only improved with fastway courier i reckon.as well being cheaper.thumbs up all round
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    Hi Andy, it's time for me to do a green order again, but I have a question.
    I'd like to do a consolidated order with some other WA members, which I've done before... but in the interest of keeping an accurate history of what I've ordered, can we do the order 'together'? Or order separate, then combine the order at shipping (leaving the responsibility of getting the order weight correct to us)?

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    I would have thought that it shouldn't be too onerous for you to communicate with your buddies, order what you want using whatever model suits you best and then divvy up at your end.

    Andy already does the work of packing and shipping in sub-record time- so I'd reckon any additional labour (if he's prepared to provide it) would come at his hourly rate which I'd hope is suitably hefty.

    In addition, like many here, he doesn't read every single post, so if you do want to make contact, the best way is to Contact Us - CoffeeSnobs
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    Quote Originally Posted by kevtrans59 View Post
    just like to put my vote in for your delivery service. you cant beat it .i live in Sydney and have similar delivery times.and it has only improved with fastway courier i reckon.as well being cheaper.thumbs up all round

    Happy 1st of December!

    AustPost and Fastway have changed their pricing, mostly up, but some areas and services the prices are down a little.

    As always, we charge under our actual bulk freight prices so where we get a saving, you do too and typically you cannot purchase the freight products for the prices we have haggled in bulk.

    eg: AustPost Express 3kg satchel is $13.50 in BeanBay, at the post office you will pay $15.65 for the same sized satchel

    Some eParcel areas have had a parcel price increase and a per kilo decrease which helps lower the costs of larger orders.

    Fastway Flat Rate (17.5kg for $18) have gone up but because we pre-purchased 100's of stickers before their increase the pricing won't go up in BeanBay for a few months yet. This is awesome value for 15kg or 17.5kg orders... all the way to Perth.

    AustPost have given us really aggressive pricing on metro Melbourne deliveries, I think they saw how much freight Fastway were getting from us and are giving them a slap ...which is great news if you live in one of those postcode areas.

    BeanBay will always calculate your freight options at the checkout based on the order and it's destination. As a rule more weight results in a smaller per kilo rate and the closer you can ship it to a capital city the cheaper it normally is. It might be worth changing you address from home to work and checking the freight pricing too.

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    What are the chances of getting some more Flores Gunung Inerie this year. While I am at it, unbelievably fast deliveries to my place in Chatswood, Sydney of late. Ordered the previous afternoon, there first thing the next morning. Has somebody put a cracker up Austpost's clacker?

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    Flores won't be till later in the year (if it happens). BeanBay always shows current stock levels.

    Austpost clacker? Your last order which arrived overnight was with Fastway, nothing much to do with AustPost

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    Hi all, hopefully this is the best place to post this. Living in Melbourne I never really worried about the cost of postage from BeanBay, however I've just moved to country WA and the postage obviously adds quite a bit per kg to the cost of greens. Just wondering if there is a sweet spot where I get the best bang for buck out of my postage. I've noticed that the $/kg fluctuates a bit with different order sizes, however my internet is really bad here and I have to stand at the front gate with the flies and mozzies to use it, so was hoping someone else regional has already crunched the numbers.
    Cheers

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    I posted a reply (while roasting) to use Fastway flat rate 17.5kg for $18 it's a bargain to Perth but then realised you said "country WA" and then saw your location under your avatar.

    East Kimberley is like shipping to the moon... suck it up, everything from everywhere is going to cost a bomb!

    BeanBay charges under actual cost and I'm guessing eParcel will be the best price to such a remote area. We ship boxes to CS'rs in Broome and Kununarra often.

    eParcel cut-off for a single parcel is 20kg so ordering in 20kg lots will be the more economical and a second 20kg carton is slightly less than the first to the same address. It's complicated with an initial parcel price plus a per kilo to 20kg then a cheaper 2nd carton price plus a price per kilo which is why BeanBay does the calculations based on your postcode, volume and weight in the checkout.... no human is smart enough to remember or understand the complexities of freight pricing!
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    Thanks Andy, will proceed with 20kg at a time. Cheers

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    I have 25 2.5 kgm capacity Coffeesnobs green coffee zip top bags, but most do not have the Fairtrade information printed on the back of the bags.
    Can I still post them back for recycling at Andy"s Warehouse please.
    Thank you .
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    If you are talking about the cloth bags then yes.


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