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A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« on: February 13, 2017, 02:10:42 pm »
a customer in Tanzania ordered tyres from us, and the quote for shipment was more - way more - than the tyres actually cost (1 x front and 1 x rear).


So we then tried another route; the shipping cost 80% less than either The Courier Guy or DHL, and got to Tanzania in just 4 working days - we were truly stoked!


So was customer:

Hi Rinette
FYI, they just phoned, the stuff is here and ready for collection today!... I am amazed to be honest!
I was hoping to get it by next Monday! Great service! Duty was not an issue the guy knows me and let it slide this time.... happy days!
Thanks Steve"
Tyres - affordably - to Tanzania in just 4 working days, who would thunk!
Chris





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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2017, 06:47:31 pm »
What else will your transporter move?

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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2017, 06:09:20 am »
I am the recipient... thanks Rinette and Chris for the great service!
 

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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 08:21:12 am »
I am the recipient... thanks Rinette and Chris for the great service!
pleasure -it has tought us a thing or two about getting tyres 'into Africa', affordably!

thanks, Steve.
Chris & Rinette
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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 08:59:37 am »
What else will your transporter move?

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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2017, 11:28:42 am »
Yeah, bit of a perspective there, for some of us who can simply scout around all the local suppliers for a 'best price'.
 

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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2017, 12:54:04 pm »
Yeah, bit of a perspective there, for some of us who can simply scout around all the local suppliers for a 'best price'.
Believe me it's a hassle getting anything like this here, tried to get a sealed battery here for my 12gsa, quoted 3 times the price of the battery just for air cargo... had to get Chinese replica, its lasted 6 months so far but need to try and get another - starter drag all over again.
 

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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2017, 01:11:59 pm »
I reckon shipping a battery has it's own set of complications, but would be willing to try.


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Re: A good news story: tyres to Tanzania...
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2017, 09:18:24 pm »
What else will your transporter move?

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