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My turn around times..

Posted by Nikki Davies on

Hi everyone,

I wanted to give you all an insight into my turn around times & why you may see some arrive next day where as others may take a bit longer ๐Ÿ˜Š

When I started BIO I originally thought I would be working to a turn around time of 28 days as this gave me enough time to source the materials, make the products & post them to you. This didn't quite happen, I soon realised I don't like having outstanding orders unless it is truly unavoidable (ie. I'm waiting for stock to be delivered!).

This brings me to how I manage my orders & my current turn-around times. My most popular product is cake toppers, I sometimes post over 100 of these a week and often I receive requests from customers that need them the next day, which I am more than happy to accommodate if possible! (I will always let you know when you order!) ๐Ÿ˜€

I also receive orders that are needed in a weeks or a months time which is great because it allows me to prioritise next day orders!

My current turn-around is set at 5-10 days to cover all eventualities! As you know I make a variety of products, some more specialised products I make to order so I need to wait for a delivery, or I do complete orders altogether at one time.

I can assure you that unless we've made specific arrangements otherwise, you will not be waiting longer than ten days for your order! (Obviously unforseen circumstances permitting, in which case I will always keep you informed about your order)

More often than not, I post ahead of my turn around time because I really don't like having outstanding orders! Nothing satisfies me more than starting the day with 30+ orders and going to bed with 0 ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿค“ (this rarely happens but I can dream!๐Ÿ˜„)

So if you do have an urgent order just let me know ๐Ÿ˜Š If you do not provide a specific date then you can expect your order to be posted between 5-10 days time!

If you wish, you can chose toย upgradeย your postage to guaranteed next day which starts from ยฃ6.50.ย 

I hope this has given you a little insight into my turnaround times and how things operate here at Burnt Island Occasions!

Once again thank you to all my customers & you continued support ๐Ÿ’œ hope you have a great day xx

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