J Thomas Shipping

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by maintenanceguy, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. maintenanceguy

    maintenanceguy LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 156

    Just got my first J-Thomas order today. It was for 6 bearings and 6 seals. The seals were back ordered so I got 6 bearings.

    I chose the $10.00 flat rate shipping option. My invoice says "shipped via: 10.00 flat fee"

    The freight at the bottom of the invoice is $16.94. Huh?

    I just tried to call them and after I heard the "someone will be with you soon" message 8 or 9 times, I hung up.

    I've never done business with them before. Is this just a fluke? Anybody else have this happen?

    PARTPRO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Am sure its a fluke call them again tommorrow
  3. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    Ive been useing J-thomas for years and there shiping used to be good, it used to be next day for a $7 or $8 fee but now they want $10 for up to a week, $20 for 2nd day and $30 for next day, and i think it is WAY Cheaper in some cases to just run up to the dealer....
  4. maintenanceguy

    maintenanceguy LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 156

    When I couldn't get through on the phone, I emailed their customer service email on their website.

    Just checked email. Their email bounced. I clicked the email link so I know there weren't any misspellings. I guess I'll try phone again tomorrow. Even if it was a fluke, it's already become a PITA.
  5. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    j-thomas has been sold to a new owner and i have heard a lot of people saying bad things about them now.
  6. mx495

    mx495 LawnSite Senior Member
    from MO
    Messages: 259

    Stens bought them.

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