WHO ARE CONECT?
Conect started as a family owned and operated business in Melbourne. Conect first started operating in July 1987 and currently employs over 40 staff in 2 locations. Conect is primarily an importing business of products to the signage, print, display and heat transfer markets and strives to provide branded solutions that are reliable, cost-effective and meet our customer’s needs and expectations.
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAD TIMES AND FREIGHT COSTS?
Conect Enterprises provides delivery all over Australia with fast & efficient turnaround times. We will endeavour to ship most orders the same day in Victoria if completed and submitted by 12 noon.
Conect prefers to use Direct Freight, Star Track Express, Couriers Please or Australian Air Express as its preferred freight providers.
We will confirm our method of transport when we confirm your order has been sent so you can track your order.
WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT CAN I USE ONLINE?
Conect is pleased to offer payment by MasterCard, Visa, or PayPal.
CAN I COLLECT MY ORDER FROM ONE OF YOUR BRANCHES?
Yes, Conect is pleased to offer customers the opportunity to collect goods from either of our branches.
Please select this option when checking out and we will contact you via email or phone to confirm the availability of that item from that particular location.
Please allow up to 3 hours for a customer service representative to contact you during business hours.
CAN I CANCEL MY ORDER?
Once your order is completed online it cannot be changed or cancelled. You may return goods to Conect for a credit if you notify us within 7 working days of your order. The return will be subject to a 10% Restocking Fee.
WHY DO YOU CHARGE A RESTOCKING FEE?
Conect prides itself on providing a high level of customer service excellence. The Re-stocking fee contributes partially to the covering the cost of restocking, handling, freight and administration expense.
We recommend choosing your items carefully and ensuring they are suitable for your application prior to purchase.
If you require assistance with your purchase please call us on 1300 364 687.
WHAT IF MY GOODS DO NOT ARRIVE?
Conect provides an expected delivery time for each metro and regional part of Australia.
You can track the progress of your order using the tracking number that has been sent to you via email on the day your goods have been sent.
If your order hasn’t arrived in the time mentioned please call us on 1300 364 687 so that we may lodge a delivery inquiry on your behalf.
IS IT SECURE TO ENTER MY CREDIT CARD DETAILS?
Yes, we take website and credit card security very seriously and always endeavour to provide a secure safe platform from which to conduct online transactions.
Conect Enterprises uses the SSL Certificate with extended verification which encrypts information as it is transmitted over the internet.
This encryption scrambles details such as credit card numbers, billing details and delivery addresses so that other computers are unable to decipher the information, ensuring privacy and security.
WHO DO I CONTACT FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR ADVICE AND HELP WITH MY ORDER?
Our customer service centre is open between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
We endeavour to reply to all customer queries within 24 hours.
We can be contacted during business hours on 1300 364 687 or via email email@example.com
WHERE ARE MY GOODS BEING SHIPPED FROM?
Conect Enterprises is based in Melbourne Victoria and all online goods are generally sent from our Carrum Downs warehouse except in the case of account customers who may have pre-selected to receive goods from another warehouse.
Conect will generally send orders directly and does not rely on any 3rd party warehousing.
From time to time we may ask a supplier to send goods on our behalf to speed up turnaround times if we are out of stock.
WHAT IF I ORDER THE WRONG STOCK?
Conect recommends that all customers clearly check their purchase upon arrival to ensure they have received the correct items. In the event that you discover you have ordered the wrong product or the wrong size please apply for these goods to be exchanged using our online return request form. All items ordered in error will incur a 10% restocking fee to cover the cost of freight and collection. We will be unable to re-ship the goods until the goods ordered in error are returned.
WHAT IF I GET SENT THE WRONG PRODUCT?
Conect recommends that all customers clearly check their purchase upon arrival to ensure they have received the correct items. If you discover you have ordered the wrong product, or the wrong size please apply for these goods to be exchanged using our online return request form. All items ordered in error will incur a 10% restocking fee to cover the cost of freight and collection. We will be unable to re-ship the goods until the goods ordered in error are returned.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR GOODS BEING RETURNED TO BE COLLECTED?
Conect will process goods for return form within 24 hours and arrange for our preferred courier to collect the goods.
Once the goods are returned, we will arrange to send out the correct items. Please refer to our lead time table as the return of goods will take the same amount of time as it took to ship the goods to you.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR REFUNDS TO BE GIVEN?
We will use reasonable endeavours to process your refund within five (5) Business Days once your goods have been returned to our warehouse. Receipt of your refund will depend on the period of time it takes your financial institution to finalise the refund.
WHAT IF I’M NOT SURE WHAT I NEED TO BUY?
Conect’s website has been designed to be easy to navigate so that you can easily find the product you are looking for.
Many products have tags that will assist you to choose the right product for your application. Alternatively try minimising your search by brand or price to get a more specific list of products.
Alternatively you can call Conect on 1300 364 687 and speak to one of our customer service team members who will help you.
WHAT IF I HAVE A LARGE ORDER OR BULK REQUIREMENT?
Conect is pleased to review your specific needs for a one-off large order or an ongoing project requirement.
Please contact our customer service department via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 364 687 to discuss your specific requirements.
WHAT IF I WANT TO APPLY FOR A 30 DAY TRADING ACCOUNT?
Customers who will spend $500 per month and above can consider applying for a 30-day trading account with Conect.
This is strictly subject to approval only. Call Conect Enterprises on 03 8773 4100 for more information.
Customers without credit terms will still be able to purchase online and order history and popular products will be retained for orders placed online only.
HOW CAN I KEEP TRACK OF MY PURCHASES AND MY POPULAR PRODUCTS?
One of the great new features of purchasing online with Conect is the ability to have your information stored securely with your own chosen user name and password.
Once registered you will be able to view your last transactions, your popular products and view copies of invoices.
This is ideal if you want to purchase regularly from Conect and wish to have greater convenience of products you have purchased previously.
WHAT IF I NEED TECHNICAL SUPPORT?
We do our best to offer you as much knowledge as possible so, you'll find technical information under the product IF it's been supplied by the manufacturer.
Should you require more technical assistance outside of this we can offer phone support however there will be a charge for this; technical Support is charged at $150 ex gst per hour block.
Please email details of your technical needs and we will respond with an indication on time needed to assist you.
Credit card details will need to be provided at the start of the call and a final cost will be provided at the end of the call.
WHAT IF I HAVE A COMPLAINT?
At Conect we value your feedback. Service is the backbone of our entire business and if we have not met your expectations for any reason, we would like to hear about it so we can improve our business.
Please send your complaint or feedback to:
Mr Rob Brussolo, General Manager Sign, Display & Signage - Rob.Brussolo@ballanddoggett.com.au or Conect Enterprises PO Box 4060, Dandenong Sth, 3164
WHY DON’T SOME HARDWARE ITEMS HAVE PRICES?
Some of our hardware products have various options and require additional discussion and support to create the final price for products so these products are listed as “Contact Us”.
This ensures that you can contact us with ease and that we can then discuss this further to tailor a solution to your needs.