|UK retailers 'ready plans' to combat Royal Mail strike, Call of Duty: Ghosts affected|
|Posted: 24.10.2013 11:37 by Simon Priest||Comments: 0|
If there's one crime we can all agree needs capital punishment it's our beloved pre-orders arriving a day late. To avoid the hangman's noose, UK retailers are putting contingency plans into action.
A Royal Mail strike prevents Call of Duty: Ghosts getting into the hands of Mountain Dew addicts. While industrial action "isn't a foregone conclusion," they're ready.
Sainsbury's, GAME, Amazon, The Hut and GameStop have all confirmed they've opened their Plan B envelopes and are setting up alternate delivery methods.
"Whilst a strike isn’t a foregone conclusion, we’re working closely with Royal Mail and other couriers on the situation to make sure our pre-order customers get their orders on release day,” said GAME marketing director Ailsa McKnight.
GameStop's Niall Lawlor: ”We’ll use alternative delivery channels to ensure our customers get their games on time."
”If one of our carriers was unable to provide delivery services, we would employ contingency plans which include routing orders through our other carrier partners," Amazon told .
Call of Duty: Ghosts releases on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 November 5th.