You find your dream item on Preloved, that beautiful antique sideboard for your living room…but it’s on the other side of the country and your can’t afford the extortionate delivery costs, guess you should keep looking, no!
Preloved understands how delivery costs can sometimes play too much of a part in your buying experience, and we don’t think it should keep you from getting your hands on the items you really want, so we have teamed up with AnyVan to help make your dreams come true!…or at least get the dream bit of furniture to your living room.
AnyVan.com is a delivery auction site where over 45,000 delivery companies can place bids for jobs placed by consumers. AnyVan have recently launched the “Book Now” function on their own site to allow users to arrange a delivery, without waiting for a quote – it is this valuable time saving function that is now featured on Preloved!
How this helps Preloved buyers
If you have been browsing around our categories with larger items for sale recently, you may have noticed this box listed on the adverts. Simply enter your postcode and click “Get Instant Quote” and you will be presented with an estimated delivery quote. That’s not all – by using this feature, you could save yourself a massive 75% in delivery costs!
Once you have agreed a sale with seller, simply click “Book Now” and you will be taken to the AnyVan website to complete your delivery booking. No more hopeless searching for a good “man with a van” price, or having to rely on flaky family members to help you pick up your item, within minutes of an agreed sale you’ll be able to arrange its delivery right to your doorstep.
There are over 45,000 delivery companies on AnyVan, but only companies with over 98% positive feedback can complete Preloved “Book Now” jobs, so not only will you get the best price, but you’ll also receive a high class service so you can rest assured your delivery is in good hands from start to finish!
If there are no companies available to fulfil your specific “Book Now” request, AnyVan won’t leave you in the lurch. Instead you will presented with an estimated price bracket – simply click through to AnyVan to complete your request and start reviewing quotes from AnyVan registered delivery companies.
Once you have a date in mind, simply let the seller know when they should expect the item to be picked up, it’s as easy as that.
How this helps Preloved sellers
If you are placing an advert in the furniture, motoring or garden categories on Preloved, then an AnyVan quote box will be automatically added to your advert based on the information you provide during the advert creation process – no additional action required!
With this added feature to help buyers budget in overall costs of an item and its delivery, sellers should see an increase in buyer interest from across the UK. No longer will sellers have to consider delivery costs when negotiating prices for their items, because with this handy tool, buyers will be able to include delivery costs into their overall budget.
In order for buyers to organise their delivery, all you will be required to do is agree a date for pick up with the buyer when they get in touch, and voila! AnyVan will take away the stresses of planning delivery with the buyer so you can concentrate on getting the best price for your item.