Entries by phonexinc

The iPhone Forecast for the Holidays

Higher than expected sales of the iPhone 11 have led to a glut of pre-holiday trade-ins, and that’s good news for resellers. iPhones are a popular gift during the holidays, and due to high sales volumes of the iPhone 11, this year’s secondhand market volumes have already proven to be larger than in past years. […]

Why Resellers Need Shipping Insurance

Shipping insurance exists to protect you when incoming inventory gets lost, stolen, or damaged in transit. You might think your suppliers will cover the cost of replacement handsets, but it’s common in the used phone industry for orders to ship FOB Origin. That means that the phones you order belong to you as soon as […]

How to Sell Used Cell Phones Online

The market for used phones has grown year over year since 2017, which means there are more opportunities than ever before for motivated resellers to make a profit. Thanks to robust ecommerce platforms and reliable wholesale cell phone suppliers, resellers no longer have to stock thousands of dollars in inventory or even have their own […]

Best Shipping Practices for Resellers

Using the right shipping company when you’re ordering inventory is crucial to your business’ success. You can’t get product into the hands of your customers until that product gets to you. Choosing the wrong option when you’re restocking can seriously hurt your business — late shipments leave your customers waiting on product, which can tank […]

Why You Need a Resale Certificate

If you are a domestic retailer or wholesaler of used phones and you are purchasing from a US based supplier, the chances are that you will need to provide your supplier with a resale certificate. Be careful not to confuse a resale certificate with a seller’s permit. A seller’s permit is a document that allows […]

How to Evaluate a Wholesale Phone Distributor’s Testing Procedure

Wholesale cell phones distributors often have vastly different testing and grading standards. While both are critical, it is important to understand that testing and grading are fundamentally different. Grading, as discussed in a recent post, is largely subjective. Suppliers create their own grading scales based on the visual appearance of devices as well as on […]