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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #210 on: July 26, 2018, 08:56:19 AM »
Just a heads up that we'll be closed on Aug 10th, I'm out the country again. Will get back to everyone asap so keep the quote requests coming in.
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« Reply #211 on: August 01, 2018, 08:44:58 AM »
So... What would you all like the next blog post to be about? My 2 ideas are our security and privacy around your contact details etc or an unacceptable items list but hit me up with any other suggestions!

Hoping to get it up Monday.
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« Reply #212 on: August 08, 2018, 08:19:18 AM »
Just a reminder we're going to be CLOSED tomorrow through to Sun 12th. Open again first thing Monday, have a great weekend all!
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« Reply #213 on: August 13, 2018, 08:18:59 AM »
Hope you all had a good weekend! Back up and running, everyone should have been responded to either last night or this morning.
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« Reply #214 on: August 15, 2018, 10:29:18 AM »
August blog post is up! A quick list of the few things we can't actually bring in.

https://www.scottshipping.co.za/no-fly-list/
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« Reply #215 on: August 16, 2018, 08:04:13 AM »
Heads up! Specials on the Google store:

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Save $250 on Google Pixelbook with Intel® Core™ i5, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, originally $999, now $749
Save $50 on Google Pixel Buds, originally $159, now $109
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« Reply #216 on: August 20, 2018, 08:50:35 AM »
There's is currently an error on the site when attempting to submit the forms. The dev team is looking into it.

In the meantime please email info@scottshipping.co.za for any queries.

Apologies for the inconvenience.
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« Reply #217 on: August 21, 2018, 11:54:43 AM »
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« Reply #218 on: August 27, 2018, 08:56:09 AM »
Our VAT registration will be effective from the 1st of September so there's going to be a big website update over the course of this week.

Shouldn't break anything but the site may behave a bit weirdly so just a heads up!
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« Reply #219 on: August 28, 2018, 08:58:39 AM »
Quick note, due to our impending VAT registration all quotes and unpaid invoices will become invalid as of September 1st.

Items and shipments already in progress are NOT affected.

We will however happily re-quote for any items you may need!
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« Reply #220 on: August 30, 2018, 08:17:32 AM »
Hi all!

New pricing for exports and local shipping is up on the website, this will be effective as of Sep 1st. Prices have gone up a bit unfortunately, which is why we delayed the VAT registration as long as possible.

Quick Estimate should be updated by middle of next week, it's a bit more involved on the back end to do.
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« Reply #221 on: August 31, 2018, 08:54:46 AM »
All quotes and invoices issued today will expire at close of business.

VAT registration kicks in tomorrow so our invoicing and pricing structure will change.

All order currently in progress are NOT affected and this change will not adversely affect the client experience.
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« Reply #222 on: September 05, 2018, 08:54:56 AM »
SME's rejoice! We will now be providing tax invoices for all transactions so you can claim back some of that delicious input VAT.

For the regular Joe's out there don't stress, prices have NOT gone up by 15%.

There's been a slight increase in local and export rates but that's just the yearly increase that kicked in end of June, we've been absorbing it till now.
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« Reply #223 on: September 07, 2018, 09:10:50 AM »
So this months blog post is going to be an SEO/Blog one rather than an FAQ.

Need to drive some traffic and counter the effectively negative SEO I posted last month :) You have no idea how many people google "import the thing that we can't ship", fail to notice the article it links to says NO and ask for a quote....

Any particular suggestions on what I should blather on about? You can see the style of articles needed in the blog section, apologies for the formatting, that's still being figured out.
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Re: Imports: Scott's Shipping Services
« Reply #224 on: September 13, 2018, 09:03:14 AM »
VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IE-LpLibsLA

While "budget" is a relative term, especially when comparing US and SA tech prices, this is a fantastic summary of very good laptops. Many of which we have brought in previously so feel free to contact for more details.

Links to the items below.

Generate an estimate for the items here: https://www.scottshipping.co.za/quick-estimate/
Varies with exchange rate so I can't post Rand figures up unfortunately.

Surface Go: https://tinyurl.com/y785qpft
LG Gram: https://tinyurl.com/ybra5lp8
Dell G3: https://tinyurl.com/y7cc9zf2
Acer Predator: https://tinyurl.com/ycvhoo3s
Acer Nitro: https://tinyurl.com/y94k2age
Dell XPS9560: https://tinyurl.com/yc6nwogq
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