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Sales & Purchasing Vacancy

Posted: 2 January

We are looking for 1 or 2 Sales and Purchasing employees - long term position.

You need to be able to:

  • Source deals from suppliers and also close deals with your own clients.
  • Sell stock supplied by us - currently Chromecast, Firestick and Xbox Controllers. We will fund and handle the logistics e.g. Inspect and Pay for stock then pay you a monthly wage + commission.
  • You need to have a strong client base of big retail chains, large wholesale distributors...
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ISSUES with SOL Electronics SRL (Italy Branch)

Posted: 24 November

On 2 November 2017, our company Nelro Data S.A. sent some stock with a deferred payment date of 7 November 2017 to SOL Electronics SRL (Italy Branch) ordered by David Damato. The value of the stock was EUR 210,000.

After the delivery, the contact person Mr. David Damato stopped receiving calls. On 6 November 2017, we understand that Hermes, who we understand provides their credit facility for their sales, canceled the credit limits for SOL Electronics...

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More Industry Cloning’s

Posted: 23 November

More Industry Cloning’s

IPT have been informed of 3+ more attempted cloning’s in recent days – *Please be very careful*

Some fraudsters are CLONING huge companies like Exertis, BT. Plus some are using FAKE skypes & emails for smaller companies as well. 

But of course huge companies lie BT & Exertis will not be contacting traders to buy goods …… NEVER. 

You must be professional and check not only...

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Trade Warning - about DATZ24

Posted: 22 November

Trade Warning - about DATZ24

Dear all,

We inform you that we lost Money 235k !! Company Datz24 GMBH took our money and did not release the goods.

It was payment for Toshiba HDTB310EK3AA x 6000pcs

Please alert it.

Thank you

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MIT FREUNDLICHEN GRÜßEN / BEST REGARDS

RUSLAN DORS
Managing Director

EXTENT IT GMBH
AM STORRENACKER 1B
D-76139 KARLSRUHE
GERMANY

Tel: +49 (0) 721 - 91 56 7777
Fax: +49 (0) 721 - 91 56...

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Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Posted: 4 October
European Commission - Fact Sheet

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Brussels, 4 October 2017

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Why does the EU's VAT system need reform?

The current VAT rules for cross-border trade between businesses in EU Member States date back to 1993, just after the creation of the Single Market. At the time, they were meant to be transitional. The rules do not take into account technological...

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UAE firms must prove VAT-compliance

Posted: 25 September

UAE logistics firms must prove VAT-compliance
by ASC Staff on Sep 25, 2017, www.arabiansupplychain.com

Companies operating in the UAE will need to prove their VAT compliance to tax officials, according to Girish Chand, director, MCA Chartered Accountants, who spoke at the VAT Talks conference in Dubai.

The sessions were held to discuss the impact of VAT on business operations, especially their supply chain, working capital, commercial operations...

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Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Posted: 12 November

Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Please be as careful as possible when doing your deals & checks.

We have more reports of attempted clonings  - from giving others vat numbers to changing bank details on invoices and trying to defraud companies.

Note: This is especially true for big french companies - be especially aware if you are approached and do triple checks! most times it is a cloning attempt!

Stay alert and report any to IPT.

If you...

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Mobile News Online

Next iOS update to allow users to disable throttling

19 January - 16:30

In an interview with ABC News Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the next update to iOS 11 will allow users to decide whether the performance of the device is throttled The next iPhone update from Apple will give users the ability to disable the performance throttling process that is aimed to improve battery life.

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Elitetele.com acquires Support Span and now targets an IT firm

19 January - 15:14

This marks the dealer’s 16th acquisition since 2008 Elitetele.com has acquired telephony system solutions specialist Support Span Group and is now looking to buy an IT firm. London-headquartered Elitetele.com has bought 16 firms since 2008. The buy was lead by CFO Rob Burbidge and commercial director Alex Cliffe, both head the acquisitions team formed in early

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Vodafone to stock mid-range Huawei P Smart exclusively in Feb

19 January - 14:08

Prices start from £17 per month and will release in the UK from February 1 Huawei has announced Vodafone will be the exclusive network retailer of the P Smart smartphone in February. Huawei told Mobile News the device will be available widely after but did not disclose where else.  Other colours will be released  at a later

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BT guarantees broadband speeds of 100Mbps in two new services

18 January - 16:17

Ultrafast Fibre 1 and 2 offer customers speeds up to 152Mbps and 314Mbps respectively BT is guaranteeing customers minimum ultrafast broadband speeds of 100Mbps in its two new services. Ultrafast Fibre 1 and 2 offer speeds up to 152Mbps and 314Mbps respectively. According to Ofcom the average broadband speed in the UK is 44Mbps. Fibre

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2018 predictions: Eurostar Global purchasing manager Brendan Nicholls

18 January - 15:00

Eurostar Global purchasing manager Brendan Nicholls forecasts further consolidation but competition to remain fierce In 2018 I expect to see further consolidation of distribution, with a mainline business being purchased by one of the big IT resellers. However, competition will remain as fierce as ever with a number resorting to services and not focusing as

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2018 predictions: Strategic Partnerships spokesperson Scott Stonham

18 January - 14:00

Strategic Partnerships spokesperson Scott Stonham predicts 2018 will be a foundational year for 5G in the UK but far from commercial a launch Mobile industry conversation this year will centre on anticipation of 5G, due to capacity and latency constraints that these mobile networks are expected to solve. But will the UK see actual commercial rollouts

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2018 Predictions: Fivebars managing director Martin Murphy

18 January - 13:30

Fivebars managing director Martin Murphy predicts the trend of data hungry consumers to continue throughout 2018 We’ve seen significant growth in the size of data tariffs on all networks in 2017 with 60GB regularly available on all networks for less than 20GB cost a year ago. This has tempted free initial subscriptions on BT Sport,

The post 2018 Predictions: Fivebars managing director Martin Murphy appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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2018 Predictions: Fidelity Energy managing director John Haw

18 January - 13:15

Brexit will be the issue of the year according to Fidelity Energy managing director John Haw as well as the increased emphasis on cyber security Its impossible to make predictions without addressing the elephant in the room – Brexit. If the DUP fail to back the government, then we will be forced to a hard

The post 2018 Predictions: Fidelity Energy managing director John Haw appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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2018 Predictions: Dixons Carphone managing director Jeremy Fennell

18 January - 12:30

Dixons Carphone managing director Jeremy Fennell says customer engagement will be the key in 2018 as well as protection for devices to become even more popular in 2018. In 2018, we’ll continue to see consumers move away from the traditional two-year contract cycle. We know customers are keeping their phone for longer, and that presents

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TalkTalk launches landline spam protector CallSafe

18 January - 12:15

The average person misses one important phone call per month when ignoring landlines TalkTalk has unveiled its free call screening service CallSafe to prevent unwanted phone calls. The quad-play provider launched the screening service on January 17 in a bid to “tackle the industry-wide issue of unwanted calls head on”, said CEO Tristia Harrison. According to

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