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Negotiating Tactics

Posted by Charntel Petersen on

Negotiating Tactics

How do you negotiate a product price effectively? As you're in the process of bargaining with a salesperson, there are some strategies and tricks you can use to lower the price. We have put together our top 7 tips so that you can get the best price!   Our Tips for Scoring the Best Deals & Prices Do Your Research In our experience half of your work for a successful negotiation happens before you even step foot in the store. You should be thorough and do your homework ahead. That is the best way of ensuring success.   Know What...

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Minimising Shipping Costs

Posted by Charntel Petersen on

  Are you a business that deals in large quantities of inventory?   If you are then you are well aware that transportation costs can have a significant impact on the profitability and growth of your business. Transport costs can be a total mystery for many business owners. With so many different freight products, classes, and constantly changing costs it can be very confusing.   There is little doubt that it is prudent to plan for cost spikes. There is one obvious strategy to reduce the financial burden of transporting your inventory. That is to reduce freight costs on a...

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Industry Lingo

Posted by Charntel Petersen on

Can you talk the lingo? We wanted to help demystify our world and the first way to do that is to bust the Jargon. In the next 400 words or so we will help to make clear the terms that you may comes across when dealing with people like Mobile Source Group! What is Industry Lingo? These are the commonly used phrases or terminology that you will come across on an almost daily basis! They are used for: Spare parts Apple Shipping/admin.   Spare Parts - LCD (which means Liquid-crystal display): Service Pack – The original packaging of Samsung screens...

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Why you should consider pre-ordering

Posted by Charntel Petersen on

Firstly, what is pre-ordering? Put simply and briefly pre-ordering is where your business places an order for an item prior to its release in the market. It is a widely used practice these days by companies large and small who sell to retailers and even those that sell directly to the public. Their aim is simply to attract more consumers while allowing them to study the demand for their products. Doing this before releasing them into the market makes great economic sense.    Why is pre-order popular with purchasers? Pre-orders have gradually gained in popularity amongst buyers over the last...

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How do we contribute

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How do we contribute

As a global business, how do we contribute to the betterment of all? As business owners in Australia, this is a question we have asked ourselves a few times. We decided in December of 2021 that we needed to make a decision. We wanted to contribute to a cause that would help children and adults in difficult (sometimes impossible) situations. It is important to us that our business, Mobile Source Group, makes a difference. We spent a long time researching and pulling together the information that we had gathered over the years. Having compiled this info we made a decision,...

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