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I recently took on a pallets business. Does anyone knows how to get customers for a pallet business? Answered

It has been very frustrating since I became a salesman for a mid-size pallet company. I took this job out of desperation because my unemployment compensation benefits were running out. The company offered me salary plus comision and I went for the challenge. But after 3 months and no sales I am again desperado. How is it that I know about salespeople that makes 1000 dollars weekly selling pallets? how do they do it?


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lemonie (author)2010-01-08

It's mostly psychology, like chatting-up girls. To be honest, I never imagined pallets needed sales-persons, they're basic requirements and people look at them on a cost-basis.
Is this $1000 verifiable - you say "know about" rather than "know"?
Maybe someone else knows how far they can move the sale-price, i.e. they can shift volumes at low cost?


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Re-design (author)2010-01-08

You have to find the customers that need pallets and give them a reason to buy from your company.  Very few people buy from a salesman just because the like him. They buy because they get a better price, more quality, better delivery etc.  Some of them buy becasue they get a kickback under the table though it's not what I'm reccommending.

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Kiteman (author)2010-01-08

Garage sales?


Supermarket warehouses, distribution centres, builders, factories in general, farmers... call them all, be positive, smile, offer good service and good deals.

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