B-Inventory understands that generally life occurs, and patrons might have to cancel an order once in a while. Since B-Inventory desires everybody to stroll away from a transaction comfortable and happy, we’ve compiled a information to make sure one of the best probability for a profitable order.
The public sale title is a snapshot, not the entire story.
An public sale title has restricted area, so our listings workforce solely distills the public sale’s key components, reminiscent of its predominant product part, variety of items, situation, unique retail worth, and placement. Nonetheless, to really consider whether or not the public sale will fit your stock wants, the public sale’s manifest will present all particulars the vendor has accessible for that particular product. Please evaluation the manifest in its entirety previous to bidding.
Every vendor might have various ranges of particulars of their manifest. Although B-Inventory encourages its sellers to offer as a lot element as potential so patrons could make an knowledgeable determination, the enterprise of liquidation signifies that not all sellers are in a position to present a minute stage of element. Please bid accordingly. If your corporation mannequin requires very particular product parameters to run efficiently, bidding on an public sale with a manifest that doesn’t embody these parameters might lead to a transaction that isn’t to your satisfaction.
Understanding inventory imagery
Equally, relying solely on an public sale’s included photos can also create expectations that don’t match the extra particulars on the public sale and its manifest. Because of the nature of liquidation, only a few sellers are in a position to present precise photos of the product on account of warehousing, storage, and staffing limitations. Inventory photos are often provided as an alternative. Until the public sale particularly states that the pictures are of the particular product, please transfer ahead with the understanding that the pictures are inventory photographs.
Unique retail worth
Every public sale title will embody an unique retail worth. This worth signifies the value of the product when it first entered the market, not its present price. B-Inventory recommends you evaluation the present costs previous to putting your bid.
General, it’s necessary to keep in mind that a bid is a promise to pay with the data at the moment accessible on the public sale. Please don’t place a bid as a “placeholder” with the intent to ask a clarifying query as soon as the public sale is over, or with the idea that extra data will turn into accessible as soon as the public sale is received. B-Inventory solely desires you to bid on auctions that can give you the results you want primarily based on the data at the moment accessible.
Although B-Inventory is engaged on standardizing the circumstances sellers use to put up their product, many sellers might use their very own terminology. Every public sale and every market can have a definition of the situation wherein the product is listed. Please learn these circumstances fastidiously previous to putting a bid.
Whereas a lot of our marketplaces provide seller-arranges-shipping the place the delivery price is proven beneath the bidding field, a few of our marketplaces require that patrons make their very own delivery preparations, and won’t embody a ship price. If there may be an estimate accessible, you will notice it beneath the bidding field.
Close to the underside of the public sale lot web page, you can see a bit on “Delivery” the place it is going to define the necessities for receiving that individual lot.
For extra details about the totally different delivery phrases you can see throughout B-Inventory, go to Shopping for Fundamentals: Public sale Lot Delivery Strategies.
Residential versus enterprise deal with
Please additionally guarantee your deal with is updated previous to putting a bid. Many individuals who run companies out of their properties could also be tempted to label their residential deal with as a enterprise deal with, however this may trigger issues along with your supply down the highway. Describing your deal with as “enterprise” or “residential” relies on how your deal with is zoned, which is able to have an effect on whether or not or not a full size semi truck is ready to ship your truckload of pallets. If you’re receiving your product in a residential space, it is best to label that deal with as “residential” even for those who run your corporation from that deal with.
Liftgate and loading dock necessities
Your deal with may also have a discipline so that you can request liftgate companies for those who want them. A liftgate is a little bit elevator hooked up to a truck that lowers pallets from the truck to the bottom. When you’ve got a forklift or a loading dock at your location, you almost certainly don’t want a liftgate.
Vital: some sellers or auctions might require the receiver to have a loading dock. Please see the delivery particulars of every public sale previous to putting a bid to be sure to are eligible to obtain the order.
In the event you do require a liftgate to securely unload at your supply location, please ensure that your deal with is correctly up to date previous to putting a bid, and please perceive that truckload auctions don’t include liftgate companies. Orders have been canceled on account of a purchaser’s incapability to obtain a product. We are not looking for this to occur to you, as it may be an especially painful and disappointing course of for all concerned.
A number of supply addresses
When you’ve got a number of supply addresses, you’ll be given the choice to decide on which deal with from the reside public sale. This may assist you to see which ship price works finest for you if the public sale makes use of binding delivery. We advocate reviewing all addresses previous to putting a bid.
Please be aware that for those who place a bid with the public sale related to Deal with A, however earlier than the public sale ends you resolve to go together with Deal with B, you will need to enter your bid a second time with Deal with B chosen. It is because you’ll want to settle for the brand new ship prices to the brand new location through a brand new bid.
Although you’ll be able to replace the deal with when you win an public sale and it turns into an order, we don’t advocate doing in order finest observe. All new addresses will incur a brand new ship price, and in case you are sad with the ship price your new deal with incurs, the unique ship price for which you received the public sale on the unique deal with might not be accessible to you, particularly on this financial system. Each replace to an deal with (together with a request for a liftgate) will incur a brand new ship fee pull, which is able to override the unique ship price. Folks have canceled orders over this.
Greatest observe is to make sure your deal with guide is so as with every deal with correctly labeled as residential/enterprise and correctly famous with a necessity for liftgate companies. Guarantee the proper deal with is chosen on the reside public sale previous to putting your bid for finest outcomes.
Inputting your bid
Typically patrons win orders at an quantity far larger than they meant on account of a mistyped bid (coming into $10,000 as an alternative of $1,000, for instance). In the event you mistype a bid, please try and contact us through telephone or chat so B-Inventory can evaluation the state of affairs with you previous to profitable the public sale. Please be aware, there are some parameters the place an agent can’t cancel a bid, reminiscent of when an public sale is simply too near its finish time.
B-Inventory recommends that each one bidders make the most of the affirmation window to evaluation their bid previous to putting it. As soon as a bid is enter into an public sale, a pop up window confirming the bid quantity and extra particulars on the public sale will seem in your display. Please take a second to evaluation to make sure that that is actually the public sale you need for the quantity you enter.
Word: no bids might be canceled inside quarter-hour of the public sale closing, or if the public sale is in popcorn bidding.
“I nonetheless wish to cancel my bid or order”
B-Inventory will get it. Typically irrespective of how cautious you might be, circumstances occur and you buy an order you notice you may’t revenue from or you may not obtain the order on account of your warehouse being not accessible. Performance doesn’t at the moment exist for a purchaser to cancel their order on their very own, so all requests should be submitted to our Buyer Service workforce, who will do their finest to work with you. B-Inventory does want to make sure that cancellations are prevented if potential. If there’s a sample of cancellation, penalties could also be incurred, with unfavourable penalties to your account that may embody fines and even suspension.
Please know that every vendor reserves the appropriate to cancel an present order (see the Phrases of Buy for extra element). B-Inventory understands that the platform solely capabilities if orders are efficiently bought, and discourages cancellations from each vendor and purchaser alike.
For any questions concerning canceling a bid or an order, contact our Customer Service workforce.