F.A.Q.'S

Work Boots Safety Shoes- FAQ

Question: What are the advantages of Goodyear welt Construction?

Answer:  Well let start with the simple fact that it is resoleable and  aside from that  as you use the shoes, the cork foot bed will mold to your feet, becoming almost like  a custom fit.

Question: What is the meaning of a Goodyear welt?

Answer: Goodyear welt is a strip of leather, rubber, or plastic that's run along the perimeter of a shoe outsole.

Question: What is a Goodyear welt Construction?

Answer: "Goodyear welt construction" involves stitching a welt to the upper and a strip of preformed canvas like a "rib" that runs all around and bottom cemented to the insole of a shoe as an attach-point for the out sole or midsole. The space enclosed by the welt is then filled with cork or some other filler material (usually either porous or perforated, for breathability), and the outsole is both cemented and stitched to the welt. 

Question: What is the Process of a Goodyear welt?

 

Answer: The Goodyear welt process is a machine-based alternative to the traditional hand-welted method for the manufacture of men's shoes, allowing them to be resoled repeatedly.

Question: What is the  difference between water proof and water resistant boots?

Answer: Water-resistant boots are what most people wear in light, rainy weather or even light snow. Waterproof boots, on the other hand, are  usually constructed of rubber, plastic or  other non-porous materials and can be submerged in water or snow and still keep your feet and lower legs dry and warm.

Question: What is Embossed Leather? 

Answer: Leather that has been stamped using heat and high pressure to create a pattern or design in the hide.

Question: What is Pebbled Leather?

Answer: Pebbled Leather is usually an animal hide with imperfections. The treatment creates a raised effect on the leather, which masks these blemishes and causes the "pebbled" look as well as its super soft texture.

Question: Why buy these Krazy American Work Boots with replaceable outsoles?

 Answer: Benefits are that you have wear and keep your boots much longer with just replacing the outsoles.  Outsoles and heels are the main reasons why you need to replace and with these boots you can just replace the outsoles for longer life. Other popular brands want you to pay much more and buy another boot much more. 

 

Question: Why buy Goodyear welted boots and shoes? 

Answer: Goodyear welted manufactured process delivers the most durable crafted shoes as compared to other methods of shoe manufacturing. It’s also the most intensive to produce with the stitch sewing method that makes these so strong and durable.

Most shoes today need to be thrown out once the outsoles are worn out. However, Goodyear welted shoes you can simply replace the outsoles for long lasting wear. 

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The Pros – The two-level stitching makes it incredibly easy to resole a goodyear welted shoe. Because the welt acts as a buffer between the insole and the outsole, removing the old sole and attaching a new one can be done by machine or by hand and without a specific machine. The extra layers make the shoe more water resistant and supportive.

The Cons – Because of the additional materials and labor required, a goodyear welted shoe is more expensive. The extra layers that provide more structure come at the cost of flexibility.

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a pair of shoes that cost $100 and those that cost $1000. While elements such as quality of leather, name brand, and country of construction are all factors, the largest differentiator is the quality of the construction.

By construction, I mean the method through which the sole is attached to the upper of the shoe. 

most of the shoes on the market today, are of disposable quality. When the sole is worn (if the upper resists), the shoes have to be thrown away because replacing the sole would mean to destroy the shoe. In a Goodyear welted shoe, sole can be replaced without any damage to the rest of the structure.

Combat Jungle Boots- FAQ

Question: Why buy Krazy Shoe Artists combat jungle boots?

Answer: **Top rated by many independent test of quality, price, etc.

Question: What are Jungle Boots?

Answer: A type of combat boot designed to use in jungle warfare or in hot, wet, and humid environments.

Question: What are the important features of  a jungle footwear?

Answers:

  • Comfort: To help prevent blisters and not beat up your feet too much.

  • Good Traction: To negotiate slippery and wet rocks while crossing rivers.

  • High Cut: To prevent sand, pebbles and other debris from coming inside the boot while crossing rivers.

  • Drain Grommets: To eliminate the extra weight of the water quickly.

Cuban Heel- FAQ

Question: What is a Cuban Heel?

Answer: Cuban heel boots are a variant of the Chelsea boot: they are tight-fitting, Cuban-heeled, ankle-high boots with a sharp pointed toe. The style can feature either elastic or zipped sides and also the heel is similar to the heel on cowboy boots.

Question: What is  a Chelsea boot? 

Answer: Chelsea boots are close-fitting, ankle-high boots with an elastic side panel. They often have a loop or tab of fabric on the back of the boot, enabling the boot to be pulled on. The boot dates back to the Victorian era, when it was worn by both men and women.

Question: What is a Beatle boot?

Answer:  A Beatle boot is a style of boot that has been worn since the 1960s, made popular by the English rock group the beatles, for whom they were originally made. The boots are a variant of the Chelsea boot: they are tight-fitting, Cuban-heeled, ankle-high boots with a sharp  pointed toe. The style can feature either elastic or zipped sides.

Casual And Driving Shoes- FAQ

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Question: What is a Casual Shoe?

Answer: Casual shoes are the type of footwear which is comfortable to wear and suitable for daily, casual use. ... Boat shoes. Sneakers. Chukka and desert boots all can be considered casual too.

Question: What is a Driving Shoe? 

Answer: Driving shoes are a type of footwear created for driving. Designed to provide comfort and extra grip on the pedal, these classic shoes have a moccasin construction and feature rubber-pad soles that extend up to the back of the heel.

Question: How to Wear Loafer?

Answer: 

  1. Penny loafers are a versatile pair of shoes that you can easily and comfortably wear with most outfits.

  2. Tassel loafers are great for a smart/casual look with a blazer and chinos.

  3. Loafers is perfect when in Suede.

  4. Loafers work well with shorts for an instantly summery look that can be dressed up or down.

Container Shipping- FAQ

BULK PURCHASE AND CONTAINER SIZE ORDERS OF SHOES 

Get factory direct super low prices that's hard to beat for larger size orders! We have found that many of our customers are interested in having their own brand, private label, specific shoe designs, and/or custom made to order shoes at best prices worldwide. Custom larger order requests in container sizes can be shipped anywhere around the world at super low shipping rates and unbeatable factory direct shoe prices. 

1. Q. I am interested in purchasing a container of shoes how do I do that? 

 

First step is to contact us or email us with a basic idea of styles or specific details of what you need. For factory direct custom container orders can range in minimum quantities from 600 pairs to 16,000 pairs per single container shipment. American Shoe Factory gives customers the chance to purchase in bulk at super low prices or have website access to wholesale prices for a wide variety of styles with lower quantity minimums. 

 

2. Q. How many pairs of Shoes comes in a container or do I need to order for bulk discounts? 

 

As a general benchmark which can vary due to desired shoe size packaging, cartons, shoe sizes, etc., here are some basic quantities of pairs of shoes to consider. 

 

Under 2,400 pairs (less than container load).

600 pairs minimum per style plus color with your desired shoe sizes, packaging, labeling, etc. The minimums can be much lower if the style you want is easy to produce, already made by us or reorders of custom orders. Higher minimums will be required if the styles require custom new molds to be created, difficult to access materials, and/or added factory requirements to produce the shoes. 

 

20’ Foot Container load of shoes.

Can fit about 2,400 pairs of boot size shoes to over 5,000 pairs of standard size shoes pre-packed in shoe boxes. If you don’t want the shoe boxes and replaced with custom designed bags or similar, you can pack a bit more pairs. Can be shipped worldwide to acceptable locations. One major benefit of 20’ foot container shipments is your shipping cost savings among other things. 

 

40’ Foot Container load of shoes.

Can fit about 5,000 pairs of boot size shoes to over 10,000 pairs of standard size shoes pre-packed in shoe boxes. If you don’t want the shoe boxes and replaced with custom designed bags or similar, you can pack a bit more pairs. Can be shipped worldwide to acceptable locations. One major benefit of 40’ foot container shipments is your shipping cost savings among other things. 

3. Q. Can I choose which styles will come in my Container? 

 

600 pairs minimum per style plus color with your desired shoe sizes, packaging, labeling, etc. The minimums can be much lower if the style you want is easy to produce, already made by us or reorders of custom orders. Higher minimums will be required if the styles require custom new molds to be created, difficult to access materials, and/or added factory requirements to produce the shoes. As your satisfaction is very important to us, please feel free to contact us to discuss in a private manner.

4. Q. How is shipping handled for these containers? 

American Shoe Factory will do our best to coordinate with the shipping forwarder that the customer chooses or the forwarder that American Shoe Factory uses. American Shoe Factory, will not be responsible for any losses, or delays caused by the shipping forwarder. All issues with shipments will be dealt with the shipping forwarder. 

5. Q. Who is responsible for the Customs, Duties, and Taxes? 

 

American Shoe Factory can handle all of the logistics from raw materials, factory production to importation requirements set by specific countries of where you want the shoes to be shipped. Bottom line is that we can try our best to make it as easy for you as possible so the shoes can land to your destination in the most efficient and effective manner. 

 

American Shoe Factory can also handle many complicated import and export related requirements such as dealing with Customs, Duties, or Taxes. Different style of shoes, materials, etc., require different importing requirements which we can take this burden off of your hands. Of course, you can elect to handle work with us in this or deal with it yourself of the specific areas of the supply chain or importation requirements of your container of shoes.


6. Q. What is MOQ - Minimum Order Quantity and Why It’s Required by Suppliers?

 

The Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) requirement specifies the lowest quantity of a certain product that a supplier is willing to sell. If the buyer cannot reach the MOQ requirement, then the supplier is not willing to start production.

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