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Delivery Information

Shipping costs are based on the total weight of your order and delivery method selected.

Pallet and Courier costs are for accessible post codes - Up to zone 3 of our transport companies rate card.

If you think your delivery location is somewhat remote please contact us to confirm the delivery charge.

All bisque orders are best shipped on a pallet. Bisque Direct will subsidise pallet delivery costs for orders over £300 (shown as Subtotal in the shopping cart). Additional subsidised delivery for orders over £600 and £1000 (both shown as Subtotal in the shopping cart). Please see options for your location when checking out.

PALLET - Order by 12 noon and we will aim to have your pallet ready for dispach the following working day.
Pallet's are the best way to ship bisque items. Standard delivery is 2-3 days from day of dispatch. For all standard (excluding Next Day) pallet deliveries Bisque Direct can arrange delivery on a Book In basis. The transport company will call you to arrange a suitable day for delivery. This ensures customers know when the pallet delivery will be arriving. This Book In service however can delay the delivery by a day or two. Please contact us when placing the order if you would like Book In for the pallet delivery. 

Recommended maximum order value per pallet is £1200.00. Items sent on a pallet are insured and any damage or breakages will be credited on the next order. Please send photographs of all damaged items to sales@bisquedirect.com along with your business name.

COURIER - 30kg limit per shipment - Order and pay by 12 noon and we will aim to have your order dispacted the same working weekday.
All bisque is packed securely, bubble wrapped in a cardboard box. Courier deliveries are a great way to receive small emergency orders. Some items are not recommened for courier orders please read item descriptions. These are generally large items or ones with vulnerable sticking out bits.

Courier is not the ideal shipping method for fragile items like ceramics. Bisque Direct do not recommend sending bisque by courier but will as long as customers accept that breakages may occur. The courier companies do not guarantee safe delivery and only carry bisque items if Bisque Direct accept that breakages may occur. If breakages occur, Bisque Direct will credit broken items with your next order. Please note Bisque Direct will not send replacement items only unless customers pay the delivery cost. Bisque Direct will not refund the cost of broken items. Always ensure you order more than you need incase breakages do occur.


All delivery drop off times are 9am till 6pm Monday to Friday. Please ensure someone is available at the delivery address to receive and sign for your order. If you're unable to receive your order in this time window you must notify Bisque Direct via our "Enter Special Delivery Instructions" box on the checkout page where you choose the delivery service required.. Timed or special deliveries will be quoted according to each individual requirement. Timed or special deliveries must be agreed in writing with Bisque Direct and additional charges paid prior to shipping your order.

 

Delivery Schedule We process your order right away. We will normally dispatch your order with in 1 to 3 business days depending on size and whether all items are in stock. 

Imported bisque items that are out of stock will be notified to you on order acceptance.

You must inform us within 5 working days if the goods are lost or damaged in transit. Please quote your order number in all correspondence.

You agree that proof of delivery supplied by our delivery company is sufficient evidence to establish that goods have been received.

 

Back Orders Items cannot be back ordered. For items shown as Out Of Stock on this website you will be able to view the product and select the link to be notified when the item returns to stock.

 

Tax Charges
For orders delivered within the UK, 20.0% VAT is added.

For orderes delivered to other EU member states 20.0% VAT is added unless an EU VAT number is supplied.

For EU VAT registered businesses items are delivered VAT free however Bisque Direct must be supplied with a valid EU VAT number prior to issuing an invoice. This will remove VAT from the invoice.


VAT note.
For EU member states outside the UK we do not charge VAT however you will still need to pay VAT to your VAT collection authority. For UK businesses purchasing from other EU states the same applies. VAT is not charged by the supplier but must be paid to the UK Customs and Excise (VAT office) via box 2 on your VAT return. This also applies to business on a flat rate VAT scheme.

VAT is thus an even playing field accross the EU.

 

 

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