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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #150 on: October 19, 2017, 08:32:37 AM »
The Zupta's are announcing the budget next Wednesday so the Rand is likely to have it's legs pinned back and be thoroughly violated, get your orders in!
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #151 on: October 24, 2017, 08:11:28 AM »


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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #152 on: October 25, 2017, 08:39:51 AM »


We now accept all VISA and MasterCard credit AND online enabled debit cards.

No transaction fees.
No limits.
3D Secure.

Swipe, swipe, swipe away! Figuratively of course... But you can now earn those rewards when shopping with us :)
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #153 on: November 01, 2017, 08:29:56 AM »
So my previous graphic designer dissapeared on me which forced a re-branding by the star team behind the website:







It should be populated across everything except the site now.
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #154 on: November 03, 2017, 08:34:45 AM »
Our twitter page is lonely and needs some loving...

https://twitter.com/scott_shipping
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #155 on: November 03, 2017, 05:12:56 PM »
So my previous graphic designer dissapeared on me which forced a re-branding by the star team behind the website:

The new logo is definitely an improvement.

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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #156 on: November 06, 2017, 07:59:24 AM »
The new logo is definitely an improvement.

Thanks George!

In other news, to help out with this forex rate volatility we've tightened up a few margins to absorb some of the cost.
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #157 on: November 08, 2017, 07:58:36 AM »
The November ramblings are up! This time about our export services.

https://www.scottshipping.co.za/exporting-goods-from-south-africa/
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #158 on: November 15, 2017, 09:06:00 AM »
Right, Black Friday is approaching so we're likely to be inundated... I'd therefore like to ask all members a favour, please please please use the "Quick Estimate" to generate a quote rather than emailing in. This form is accurate, it pulls from the same back end as our quotes, if the data input is correct the total will be the same.

Link: https://www.scottshipping.co.za/quick-estimate/

Some tips on the fields:

Purchase Price:
Please check if there's sales tax applied, this is especially common for items sourced in the EU, sometimes this is only added at the final step of check-out

Shipping Cost (country of origin):
This is the field most entered wrongly, it's simply the cost of local delivery in the country of origin. So if the item is sourced in the US it'll be delivery to New York, in the UK it'll be delivery to London etc.

Currency:
Only the currencies listed are supported on the quick estimate, if you leave dollars selected and put a in the text field the estimate will just fail.

Item Category:
This determines duty percentage, so using the wrong one will mess up the final number. Please note that "Other" is no guarantee that the item will not have duties applied, it's just impossible to add every item to the site.

Weight (in kg):
Remember to use the shipping weight and not the item weight, a laptop is not 1.2kg to ship :)

If the total is acceptable you can submit directly from this page to us, we'll confirm and take it from there. This should ensure that the responses are as quick and accurate as possible.

For time limited specials payment via instant EFT or cards will be required. We can't accept responsibility for an item selling out, you will of course be refunded in full if that happens.
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #159 on: Yesterday at 10:19:14 AM »
Right, Black Friday is approaching so we're likely to be inundated... I'd therefore like to ask all members a favour, please please please use the "Quick Estimate" to generate a quote rather than emailing in. This form is accurate, it pulls from the same back end as our quotes, if the data input is correct the total will be the same.

Link: https://www.scottshipping.co.za/quick-estimate/

Some tips on the fields:

Purchase Price:
Please check if there's sales tax applied, this is especially common for items sourced in the EU, sometimes this is only added at the final step of check-out

Shipping Cost (country of origin):
This is the field most entered wrongly, it's simply the cost of local delivery in the country of origin. So if the item is sourced in the US it'll be delivery to New York, in the UK it'll be delivery to London etc.

Currency:
Only the currencies listed are supported on the quick estimate, if you leave dollars selected and put a in the text field the estimate will just fail.

Item Category:
This determines duty percentage, so using the wrong one will mess up the final number. Please note that "Other" is no guarantee that the item will not have duties applied, it's just impossible to add every item to the site.

Weight (in kg):
Remember to use the shipping weight and not the item weight, a laptop is not 1.2kg to ship :)

If the total is acceptable you can submit directly from this page to us, we'll confirm and take it from there. This should ensure that the responses are as quick and accurate as possible.

For time limited specials payment via instant EFT or cards will be required. We can't accept responsibility for an item selling out, you will of course be refunded in full if that happens.

Hi all, just a reminder on the above! I dunno how mad things will get on Friday so any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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