Getting StartedTo help simplify the auction process we've answered some common questions about bidding, shipping and everything in between.
If you live in Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire or Oregon, this is not required as your states do not require sales tax on ANY transaction.
For instructions on how to obtain a reseller's certificate, example of images or a blank form for your state, please visit: bstocksupply.com/doclinks
If at any time you plan on shipping to the U.S. prior to your country, then a letter from your shipping company is required that meets the following requirements:
- Document is on shipping company's letterhead
- Document indicates you are a current customer
- Document lists U.S. address you are permitted to use for your shipping needs
- Document is signed and dated
Please note that international buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping on all transactions, and certain auctions may only be available to buyers in the United States. An additional $25 fee must be included on any international wire payment as well.
At the close of the auction the winning bidder will be notified by email. Your winning status will also show up on the Orders page under “My Account.”
Please remember that every bid placed on our marketplaces is a binding contract. You are agreeing to buy the lot at the price you indicate should you ultimately be the high bidder. Bids may not be cancelled once submitted. If you accidentally enter a wrong bid amount (for example, you entered $1000 instead of $100) you can click on the Cancel link within the bid confirmation pop-up window to change your bid amount prior to submission. Changing your mind does not qualify as accidentally entering a wrong bid amount.
Your bids affect how other users bid within the auction and the auction's final selling price. Because we provide ample opportunity for you to check and double check your bid before submitting, requests to cancel bids will most likely result in the suspension of your account.
Please note: a record of all bids is kept on file. If a current winning bid is disqualified in an auction for any reason, B-Stock Solutions will restore the next highest bid to winning status. This decision is made at the sole discretion of B-Stock Solutions.
Example: If you find an auction that you are interested in that is currently at $1,000 and know your best and final offer is $5,000, you can place a proxy bid of $5,000. If another bidder places a bid for $1,100, the system will automatically increase your bid one increment higher (the price increment depends on the marketplace). The system will continue to automatically outbid other bidders on your half, but will never exceed your proxy bid of $5,000.
Payment & Shipping
Wire payment is the only form of payment accepted, as it is both instant and secure. This is the standard practice in the sale of liquidation lots. We do not accept credit cards, personal checks or Western Union for payment under any circumstance. Refer to your Bid Won emails for specific payment instructions.
B-Stock collects payment on behalf of sellers on most of our marketplaces, and sellers are notified when an order has been paid for.
Please note that on the B-Stock Supply marketplace a buyer's premium will be added to your final bid price. This is a standard auctioneering fee that helps cover the cost associated with sourcing products, marketing auctions, running the marketplace and managing services such as payment collection and listing processing. Our standard buyer's premium is 10% of the final bid price. Please keep in mind that this amount will be added to the final winning bid to arrive at the final amount due.
Winning bidders will receive more information in their "Bid Won" email regarding shipping. If you received a shipping estimate from Freightquote.com, a link to easily arrange shipping will be in your "Bid Won" email. Auctions with a flat rate or calculated shipping cost will be included in the order total.
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