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Delivery Forecast - Week 25 Update


Hello everyone 👋

Please find the twenty-fifth instalment of our weekly update below. 

Week Ending 06/08/2021 (Friday)

No Logo Mills - "All parts received on Friday" or so I thought. The last part of the assembly is the rubber stopper bung. I opened my delivery of bungs (received a while back) and to my dismay I found the supplier had sent an alternative part that doesn’t quite fit. I have a handful of orders left to fulfil and have got in touch with everyone affected. The company are aiming to have the replacements with me by Wednesday 11/08. You couldn't make it up sometimes! 

Logo Mills - I have no update on the logo mills. I checked in with the machine shop on Friday and they didn't raise any issues or concerns about the previously committed delivery date of 13/08.

Same story - Once they are machined the paint shop will need a week and a half to two weeks to get them coated as there are two processes, inside and out.

It will then just be a case of assembling, packing and dispatching - which by now is becoming quite slick. Estimated delivery week 03/09-10/09.

* I forgot to share with you the image of the trial casting in black, see below!

Mill Rests - The parts I'm waiting for have been shipped but not received yet. As soon as they're with me I will get straight on assembling them ready to send. 

If you have ordered a mill rest I will ship your mills first and I'll send your mill rest out separately to prevent further delays. Expected delivery to customer date 20/08.

Packaging - Sadly I received a message saying the ship has been delayed by port congestion and they're now expecting the shipment to land on 29/08. I haven't amended the plan as I built in two weeks for unloading and freight forwarding which I think will absorb this. 

Follow On Delivery - I have now included the next batch of castings on Gantt chart. Not all of the casting I have around me are sold yet so this doesn't apply to anyone on this circulation this week, but we're getting very close to that point now. 

Thanks for reading again,

Guy

Week 25 Update

Black Trial Piece