Here you can announce an e-bid or post a request for quotes free of charge and get offers fr om Shipstores.net sellers
Here you can post your advertisement free of charge to sale your stock
Here you can rent a trading platform and post free of charge advertisements to sale your stock
The authorized Buyer can:
The authorized Seller can:
Shipstores.net users are individuals and legal entities dealing with fleet operation and maintenance, purchases and sales of marine equipment, spares, tools and vintage marine items.
Shipstores.net is an online communicator that provides the opportunity for the buyer to find a seller and for the seller to find a buyer and the possibility for both to make a deal.
The procedure is simple: evaluate a proposal – contact – make a deal:
Shipstores.net is a simple tool that allows you to invest in the organization of purchases and sales, allowing you to optimize their process, reducing the purchase price on the one hand, expanding the sales network, on the other.
Registration on the website is free.
One User can be registered both as a Buyer and a Seller.
Key Word Search of Goods
When searching for a particular product, you can quickly get the desired result using the words associated with it (keywords).
To search for an item on Shipstores.net you need to enter 1 or 2 words describing the item in the text field located at the top of main page. Then press ”Search” button to get search results that correspond to the key words
Browsing of Goods
If you have no exact item to search or just go for window shopping you can browse the advertisements on goods.
Browse by category of goods. When the category is chosen the links to ”Purchases”, ”Stores” and ”Advertisements” pages under this category are displayed. Then you can move to the page you need and search there for the advertisement using the set filters. Keep browsing the advertisements until you find something of your interest.
Purchases by announcing E-bid or posting Request for quotes.
Have you failed to find the required item in advertisements posted on the website? Maybe you are unhappy with the price or need to make a complex purchase? You can do that by announcing E-bid or posting Request for quotes.
In this case, Buyer is making the choice basing on the best final price and best rated Seller.
E-bid is a tool to increase competition by times. To announce E-bid, go to “Purchases” page, click “Add my purchase” button, choose the purchase type – “E-bid” — and fill in suggested form. The same can be done fr om User Profile using menu “Your Deals”. Attach the file with lot specification. Remember to specify delivery terms and conditions (Seller's warehouse, Buyer's warehouse, on board etc.). e-ITT will be automatically generated to all website Users (Sellers) registered by the group of services/goods that corresponds to the request (Buyer receives the report on the companies invited to tender). E-bid is an automatic tool that is based on the parameters set by Buyer: initial maximum price, time and price increments. E-bid results are displayed on Shipstores.net in convenient form. Buyer just need to choose the best quote basing on price and Seller’s rating and make a deal.
Attention! The cancellation of the announced E-bid by the Buyer is technically possible not less than one hour before its beginning.
Request for quotes.
Enhancement of purchase price for the item procured by Buyer supposes the large scope of work to collect the information about suppliers and a number of skilled personnel to review the requests thoroughly and distribute them, collect and study the quotes. Shipstores.net simplifies and expedites the processes as it provides opportunity to arrange e-Request for quotes. To post e-Request for quotes, go to “Purchases” page, click “Add my purchase” button, choose the purchase type – ”Request for quotes” — and fill in suggested form. The same can be done from User Profile using menu ”Your Deals”. Attach the file with lot specification. Remember to specify delivery terms and conditions (Seller's warehouse, Buyer's warehouse, on board etc.).
E-Request for quotes will be automatically generated to all website Users (Sellers) registered by the group of services/goods that corresponds to the request (Buyer receives the report on the companies invited to tender). The results of e-Request for quotes are displayed on Shipstores.net in convenient form. Buyer just need to choose the best quote basing on price and Seller’s rating and make a deal.
Attention! The cancellation of the announced Request for Proposals by the Buyer is possible not less than one hour before the beginning of the acceptance of offers.
Purchase of goods posted in anonymous advertisement or store.
There are two options to purchase the goods:
First - the Buyer chose from “Ad actions“ the “Get seller`s contact“ and click button “Execute“, the Seller receives a notification of the request for a contact for this announcement, accepts the request and the parties automatically receive a message with the contacts of the parties. The transaction is carried out directly, bypassing Shipstores.net. In this case, the participants of the transaction bear all risks independently.
Attention! When buying goods through an anonymous announcement, the exchange of contact information through the pages of Shipstores.net occurs automatically, when the Seller confirms the readiness for the transaction. Request for contact information in other ways is not possible.
The second - a purchase in the ”Secure Deal” mode. This option is used when the Buyer wants to be safe from buying goods of inadequate quality, or doubts the legitimacy of the Seller. In this case, payment for the purchased goods is credited to the reserve account of Shipstores.net. Upon receipt of the goods, the Buyer evaluates its compliance with the description in the announcement and confirms the purchase within a period of not more than 5 working days from the receipt of the goods. After that, the funds minus the fee for the transaction ”Secure Transaction” are guaranteed at the disposal of the Seller.
In the event that the goods do not correspond to the description in the Seller's announcement or are not delivered to the Buyer, Shipstores.net refunds the money from the reserve account to the Buyer and can reimburse the Seller for the return of the goods. The ”Secure Deal” service is chargeable - Shipstores.net retains the commission only in case of a successful transaction.
Attention! The ”Secure Deal” service is available to the Buyer and the Seller who makes a transaction within the territory of one country (customs territory) of which they are tax residents.
Seller posts anonymous advertisements for goods free of charge and by themselves according to the due form. Usually, this option is used for one-time sale of goods since it covers interests of Buyer only. The more goods are exposed for sale on the platform the harder it is to sell them for Seller since the number of views is reduced together with a chance to sell the goods.
To post Advertisement on “Advertisements“ page click “Add advertisement” button, sel ect ”Anonymous advertisement” and fill in suggested form. The same can be done from User Profile using “Your Deals” menu Completed form should be sent for moderation by clicking “Send for moderation” button. After moderation the goods are exposed for sale by posting the advertisement.
Seller can boost advertisements using additional paid options.
Trading Platform (Store).
For skilled Sellers Shipstores.net offers opportunity to rent a trading platform to arrange a store wh ere they can post Company profile, advertisements for selling goods and make a customized sign of store to attract Buyers and distinguish Seller. The more views the better sales. In this case, Seller name can be found in Shipstores.net search results.
To arrange Store, go to “Stores” page and click “Open a store” button (or go to User Profile and click “Order services” button). You will be directed to the page menu wh ere you can study information and choose a store of the required category. Choose a store by clicking “Order”, fill in suggested forms and bring it into service by posting the advertisements for sale of your goods.
Before the deal is closed Seller and Buyer shall rate each other positively or negatively using five point rating scale. The User rating is calculated basing on these points.
Shipstores.net is entitled to edit Buyer’s or Seller’s rating by analyzing the data received from Users’ claims during realization of disputable deals.
Critical quantity of points can make a reason to ban User from the website.
The User's wallet is a management account that is used to record the receipts and expenditure of funds contributed by the User to pay for services rendered by the resource.
To manage your business at Shipstores.net, successfully, you need to control your budget.
Bank transfers, cards and e-payment systems are used to make payments.
Using “Secure Deal“ option active Buyer who is making purchases at Shipstores.net (signed agreement with Shipstores.net is required) earns bonus points (one bonus point is equal to one ruble). Next time Buyer can use earned points to pay for goods purchased at Shipstores.net. If Buyer unsubscribes fr om the website, earned points are not converted to money equivalent and not refunded.
Here Users can post CVs and job vacancies free of charge.
Attention! If you are interested in posted CVs or job vacancies all required contact information can be received after paying data disclosure fee. It is prohibited to request contact information at the website by any other means.
Main basic services:
Main optional services – more sales by boosting the advertisements: