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Auction Pickup And Ship Services?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Mgkfanboy43, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    I found a auction company that every day has 10-15 auctions every night most of the stuff are brand new/like new things/ open box.

    Im talking gaming computers, bose systems, electronics and household items. They have an assortment of stuff everynight. For instance last night they had a brand new in the crate motorized handicap cart and it was selling for $3800 on Amazon and ebay.. Someone ended up winning the auction for $800 plus 13% buyer premium and then sales tax unless your exempt. SO thats like roughly a total of $1000.


    Thats just one example. I know for a fact i can profit $xxx,xxx in a calander year if i can buy from them.


    The only issue is they are a few states away and it wouldnt be worth the driver with gas and then rental fees on a truck and trailer to pickup stuff unless im buying alot at once and i dont have the capital to do so.


    Soo does anyone know of a service or company that drives to auctions will pick it up and ship it on your behalf.

    WHoever picks it up is required to provide a driver license and the paid in full invoice.

    Thats why usps or fedex wouldnt work because this auction comapny hates couriers.


    So if anyone knows of a serivce let me know.

    I tried lookin at uship but they take so long to respond and you litereally have to pick it up 2 days after the auction ends or else they will dispose of the item.

    If someone can find me a viable solution i will give you the information of this auction company and you wont be disapointed.

    I think i could even start a pawn shop down the line if this goes well, im so excited i think i finally found my break in life, there is no way this wont work.
     
  2. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    Why don't you just hire someone locally at $15/hr to do this? Any 3rd party service will cost far more.
     
  3. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    i thought about it but when i send them to pick up a bose speaker system or a high end keyboard piano that retails for $3000.00 how do trust them?
     
  4. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    just posted a craigslist ad in the city where it would need to be picked up at we will see. its nerve racking to send a stranger to do thing.
     
  5. stelios0

    stelios0 Regular Member

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    Well if you are implying you will be making 6 figures, probably i would do that by myself :thinking
     
  6. toml3030

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    If it were that easy the op would just move there
     
  7. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    Yes let's just pack up and move lol... gotta see if this works all I'm saying is the price differential between the products value and what you get them for is really good
     
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    Just go for a week, rent a truck go there and buy a whack of merch at the auctions and drive back with a truck full of products.

    Won't cost much, sleep in the truck, buy groceries and park outside a place with free wifi.

    Way safer than hiring someone and you'll make way more profit.

    You gotta get your hands dirty pal if you want to make money in the auction pawnshop biz.

    Look at Jared & Brandi and you'll understand.
     
  9. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    At this point that's orbs the only option I got
     
  10. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    You can't make omlettes unless you break some eggs, dude. People move around for a whole lot less than couple of hundred grand a year. When I started, I was making 800 mile drives every week for less than minimum wage after expenses.
     
  11. Mgkfanboy43

    Mgkfanboy43 Junior Member

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    I get that, keep in mind I haven't done business with them yet and for me to just pack the fuck io and go wouldn't be wise. Obviously if I knew for certain I'm just making he point that as many auctions as they have everyday and the things you can get you can make a lot of $$$. Seems like you get stuff at 30-45% retail
     
  12. KoCorl

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    PM me the location, my father is high up in contracting shipping company. I'm interested in seeing if it could be potentailly beneficial for all of us. He works in all the Midwest and as far west as Colorado and I live in California.
     
  13. swon

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    If I was in your position and it was my first try, then I'd definitely go and get it myself, even if I don't make money, heck, even if I loose 200-300$, cuz in the long run as you said it could potentially pay off. Go and see the place for yourself, the merch, the company, experience the long drive. All this will be in your favor later on.

    Later on, if you manage to find someone who will get it for you, then that person won't be able to bullshit you around cuz you know the place, the company, the long road, you'll know it all.

    As someone who has driven pickup trucks for a living, I'll share my experience with you and hopefully, it can give you an idea of how to hire a driver or something. I'll PM you.
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    You don't have to do it all at once. Go there, get a motel room for a week get what you can, rent a truck and bring it back. If it works out, increase your committment.
     
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    The other dilema is they kinda banned me because a few months ago i bid and won a certain product for about $400 and it retailed for more $$$ i got confused and thought it said they would ship and they said they wont and if i cant pick it up on a certain day it would be disposed of and i knew i wouldnt be able to make it out there and it wouldnt of been worth it at that point since i only won 1 item and it would of cost more in gas and a rental car.

    So i just ate it and i was new to auctions and didnt realize they would just ban you.

    I apologized and said i would mak eit right and they didnt care and i kept bugging them they eventually told me to stop harassing them is what they said or they would take legal action and goes as far as getting a cease and desist letter written up/


    I never gave them my ID or northing but i did have my real name and address.

    im nervous if i show up and they rquest id to pickup the item that i will have issues.'

    I made an alias and they said i could bid in a companys names and account so i was thinking of doing that. which would work now i just need a way of figuring it out logistically.
     
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  17. big cat

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    Can u pm me?