If You Are Buying Paper
How do I find paper in the MarketPlace?
We provide three ways to find Paper. The buyer can either use the top tabs: Uncoated Groundwood, Coated Groundwood, Uncoated Freesheet, Coated Freesheet. Click the "Buy Paper" button; or use the Power Search on the left side of the page.
If searching by category, click one of the tabs on the top of the page such as uncoated groundwood, then select the sub category such as SCA:
And, view all the SCA stock. Sort any of the columns by clicking on the column heading.
Click on the Lot# to show the details of the listing.
Can I ask the seller a question before making an offer?
Yes. Click on "Ask Seller A Question" to email a question to the seller. Or, you can email this listing to someone else by clicking "Send to a Friend". The friend will receive an email with a link to this listing.
How do I make an offer?
If you find paper that you want, you can make an offer if the seller is accepting offers. Click the Make An Offer button to view the lot details and the make an offer form. Enter your offer price in the field provided along with the pounds you require and any additional comments. Then, click "Submit Offer". Your offer will be sent via email to the seller and also be on their My Offers received page.
How do I view the status of my offer?
To view the offer status, click on the My Offers link and make sure you are on My Offers Sent. Your offer will be listed here along with the status. Once the seller makes a decision, you will receive an email and the current status will be located here.
I received a counter offer, what do I do?
If you receive a counter offer, then click on the lot# on the My Offers Sent page. If you accept the counter offer, click the "Buy Now" button and you will proceed with the Purchase Order. The accepted price will automatically transfer to your Purchase Order. If you wish to submit another counter offer, enter the counter off in the field provided and click "Submit New Offer". Your offer will be sent via email to the seller and the status will be updated on the My Offers page.
The seller accepted my offer, what do I do?
Congratulations. The seller has accepted your offer. All you do now is click the "Continue To Buy" button and follow the steps to create your Purchase Order. The accepted price and pounds required will automatically transfer to the Purchase Order.
Can I add more than one lot to my Purchase Order?
Yes. To purchase multiple lots from a seller and add them to your PO, click the "Add Multiple Lots" button, which will bring up the other listings from that seller per below. Click "Add" and the Lots will be added to your PO.
How do I create a Purchase Order?
Once you have negotiated or found the stock you wish to purchase, click the "Continue To Buy" or the "Buy" for that lot number to begin the PO process. Select your Billing and Shipping Address and click "Continue To Buy". If you are picking up the stock then select "FOB Sellers Dock under the Shipping Address.
Confirm the billing and shipping address, enter your PO Number, Due Date, and Terms and confirm the items being purchased and click "Continue" on the bottom of the page.
Review the Purchase Order and click "Submit Order" to send the PO directly to the seller. You may also print the PO or if you need to make changes click the "Back" button.
How do I check the status of my Purchase Order?
Once you submit the PO, the seller will receive an email and the PO will be located on the My Orders page for you to view and on the seller's My Listings page for the seller to view.
Click on My Orders to view the status of your PO, which will be "Pending" if the seller has not made a decision, "Accepted" if the seller has accepted the PO, "Rejected" if the seller has rejected the PO, or "Cancelled" if you have cancelled the PO.
Click on the PO# to view the details of the PO.
Can I edit or cancel my Purchase Order?
Yes! To edit or cancel your Purchase Order, click on My Orders and select the PO you wish to edit or cancel. Click Edit to make the changes to the PO or click Cancel to cancel the PO. An email will be sent to the seller in either case.