Has work dried up - again?

This is general enquiry - not a moaning session - but the work stream (I'm in the UK) seems to have dried up completely (at least from my perspective). I have been assured by 3D Hubs that the new business model (essentially ditching many hubs and taking forward only those that 3D Hubs consider to be viable) which has been implemented in the US has not been rolled out in the UK. However, the work stream dried up (for my hub at least) as soon as an announcement was made to all hubs in the UK that the new model was imminent. Seems like too much of a coincidence - or I simply could be paranoid? My question is are other hubs noticing a difference - or am I the only one. This is not  'sour grapes' rant - the difference in the work stream has been huge ie from good to zero in the space of 3 weeks!! Would like to hear views from any other hubs.

As an aside it would be good to hear from hubs in the US where the new business model has been deployed - your views would be very much appreciated because it looks like whatever D Hubs has put into practice in the US will be in the UK (and the rest of Europe) pretty soon. 

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I closed down my hub in January. From July 2017 to January 2018, I received 3 jobs. couldn't really get enough jobs to qualify for Express checkout. So I decided to concentrate my efforts where I was getting the most work.

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@stevec121 very quiet for me too at the moment.  Hard to say whether it's anything to do with 3DHubs or just the time of year.

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In response to ideas18 by 'your company' I assume you mean 3D Hubs? My company Only3D Limited had nothing to do with your particular job. 3D Hubs is essentially a referral system that change a percentage on every job . If you have a legitimate grievance contact 3D Hubs directly as they hold all payments in escrow until successful completion. My experience is they are very customer focused and will always assist. Contact them now.

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I am not in Express checkout and most of my orders are repeat customers, I get ~1 new person ordering a month. I get 2.307 orders per week  since November 20th (less than 3 since some non-US countries use a . instead of a , and I wish to be clear). :-)

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In the few years I have noticed it has up and down times. Might have a slow week, and then the next get a bunch of orders. When I look at my dashboard it looks like a sine wave. Overall since the changes here in the USA my orders have gone up in total but its not a consistent amount weekly.

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Think your company is big lie.. I m. Customer placed order 4 weeks ago and paid 70% for one part which is 1800 $ not 10 dollar and when my delivery time 10 Feb came all your company employees disappear and every one creat new story by saying.. My Co worker is out of office today and other one sick or third is dead..

Why you company midleading us as new customers.

Do you know.. When I asked for refund.. Company looks like closed down and no one there..

Really very frustrating experience

If no one will take action and resolve my problem I will take legal action and ask for compensation for all loses and misleading your clients

Rgds

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You should contact 3D Hubs support. They should be able to help you. I don't know what hub you ordered from, but they don't actually get paid until they deliver the part. 3D Hubs should be holding your payment.

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I did contact every one involved in my job... All. Disappear unfortunately.. They are waiting to kiss the hand of the manufacturing partner who don't care about 3dhubs.. I guess so

Do u think or agree.. Best way to solve a problem is to runaway or face it?

Was very frustrating experience

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