Three Things You Should Know Before You Buy Florence CBU Mailboxes

June 18, 2014 2:33 pm bob

Florence 16 Door Traditional CBU MailboxEvery day, Florence CBU mailboxes are specified by architects, sourced by developers, and purchased by builders for nearly every outdoor mail delivery setting imaginable including multi-family housing, business offices, military bases, universities, colleges, and even industrial parks.  Without peer, CBU mailboxes (aka pedestal cluster mailboxes) are the most popular outdoor commercial mailboxes in the nation.

Because nearly every builder and developer must source commercial CBU mailboxes for their project, learning how CBU pedestal mailboxes are sold in the marketplace can be the key to ensuring one is getting the best return on their investment.

In this article, we’ll share three key marketplace facts about outdoor CBU mailboxes that will make your next purchase a confident one including:

  1. Buying from an Experienced Mailbox Vendor
  2. Knowing What Is Included in the Purchase Price
  3. Confirming the Vendor has Great Wholesale & Manufacturer Relationships

Buy CBU Mailboxes from an Experienced Mailbox Vendor

First, when sourcing Florence CBU mailboxes, consider the experience of the mailbox vendor.

Buying commercial CBU mailboxes from inexperienced mailbox vendors often creates frustration on both ends of the transaction.  All it takes is one wrong keyboard entry on the order form, or misunderstanding on the phone call, and soon you’ll be experiencing expensive return fees, unnecessary mailbox shipping costs, and major delays.

For example, many mailbox vendors have never seen an actual Auth Florence CBU mailbox in person.  Instead these “kitchen counter” operations simply cut and paste descriptions about CBU mailboxes onto their website and then drop ship their orders directly from the manufacturer, without ever having any actual CBU mailboxes in stock.

The easiest way to determine if you are dealing with a “virtual” CBU mailbox supplier (or online store that does not carry actual stock) is to check their contact information for a physical address. The absence of a physical address is usually a dead giveaway.

Another option is to simply call each mailbox vendor and ask a few questions about the purpose of Florence CBU mailboxes.

Most “kitchen counter” virtual operations use phone centers to handle calls and should you ask a question about the purpose of CBU mailboxes, you’ll find they will want to take your contact information so an “expert” can call you back.

High employee turnover at these call centers, and the fact that call center representatives are taking phone calls for hundreds of websites rather than specializing in a particular product line, often means you are likely to know more about what you are buying than the one supposedly selling you the CBU mailboxes.

To counter these virtual CBU mailbox suppliers, seek a mailbox vendor with qualified, experienced experts in providing assistance to commercial mailbox buyers.  For example, the experts at The MailboxWorks have decades of experience in providing advice to commercial mailbox buyers, and because they take your call from an actual retail mailbox store, they can simply walk over and touch the actual item you are ordering, to address any of your questions.

Know What Is Included in the Mailbox Purchase Price

When purchasing Florence CBU mailboxes, be wary of mailbox vendors who fail to include vital parts of the CBU mailboxes in their pricing.  Online vendors know that many shoppers are simply clicking from price-to-price without considering what’s actually being sold.

Trustworthy CBU mailbox vendors know that 99% of all CBU commercial mailboxes purchased for outdoor installation are mounted on a pedestal, so they include the mailbox pedestal in the quoted price.

They also know that many different colors of CBU mailboxes and tenant door identification schemes are needed to match existing Florence CBU mailboxes already in place, so they include a variety of color and mailbox door identification options, at no cost to the buyer.

Beware of vendors who try to hook you with an initial low price only to up-charge for these standard items.  The price won’t stay low when you have to purchase a pedestal and other options later on in the sales process.

Confirm the Vendor’s Wholesale & Manufacturer Relationships

A reputable commercial CBU mailbox vendor will already have solid wholesale and manufacturing relationships that will allow them to not only provide you with excellent quantity discounts on orders of two or more CBU Mailboxes, but they will also have the power to ship your CBU mailbox order both fast and free.

All of these savvy buying advantages can be found at the nation’s leading retailer of CBU mailboxes, The MailboxWorks.

Since 1989, The MailboxWorks has been making sure that all CBU mailbox buyers including large developers, small businesses, universities, colleges, military procurement officers, industrial park developers, apartment managers, homeowner associations and more; all receive expert quality service at the most competitive rates in North America.

Trust The Mailboxworks with your CBU commercial mailbox order today at 1-800-824-9985.

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