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• US $500 to buy stock available for immediate dispatch. No MOQ. Lead-time is 1-2 weeks from payment to dispatch. Create your wholesale account on our online wholesale platform and start writing your order.
• US $2,500 to put an order through production. MOQ: 3 products per design & colourway. Lead-time is 6-8 weeks from handover to dispatch.
• US $10,000 for bespoke design or product developments.
For enquiries, prices and / or put an order in production, please email us at wholesale[at]tribaltextiles.co.zm.
For orders below US $500 - or if you don't want to deal with import - you can also contact our overseas distributors that carry some of our stocks:
> Swahili Imports if you are based in North America.
> Coastal Drift Interiors if you are based in Australia.
Prices are in USD and ex-works Mfuwe (Eastern Province, Zambia).
To get FOB Lusaka prices, add a fixed fee of US $100 for handling & export clearance (when shipping with DHL) or $200 (when shipping any other way).
For orders going through production: 100% deposit for first time orders and 50% deposit for repeat clients (50% and freight upon dispatch). International transfer preferably.
For orders of stock available for immediate dispatch via our wholesale platform: 100% upfront. Payment by credit card to pay via our online wholesale platform.
Tribal Textiles has been exporting successfully for more than 20 years to over 25 countries around the world.
Orders ship via airfreight unless otherwise arranged with buyers (via DHL or for bigger orders, using a well-established shipping agent based in Lusaka, Zambia).
We can arrange shipping and all export paperwork. Cost of shipping (freight, duty and tax) is the responsibility of the buyer.
Average shipping rates:
Orders <$500: 25-32% of order value
Orders < $1,000: 20-25% of order value
Orders < $2,500: 15-20% of order value
Orders < $5,000: 12-15% of order value
Orders < $10,000: 9-12% of order value
% include freight & export clearance.
For payments made on our online wholesale platform, freight costs are including shipping, export clearance paperwork and a 3% credit card transaction fee.
Average shipping lead-times:
> 5-10 working days with DHL (from the date of dispatch from Lusaka (Zambia).
> 3 weeks with shipping agent (from the date of dispatch from our workshop. The buyer bears all cost and risk thereafter but goods can be insured for 3% of their value.
All our designs come in multiple colourways.