By Sky Chaz
You know clearly that well begun is half done, and I hope you will also agree with when I say: Costing down your product sourcing is already half the success for your business.
By Adam Gilbourne
The biggest challenge importers face when sourcing from China is selecting the right manufacturer. If you don’t understand the type of factory you are buying from you risk paying higher prices, opening yourself up to IP theft, having delays with lead times, receiving defective product, or in the worst case, losing your initial down payment as the factory collapses due to unpaid debt obligations.
By Jacob Yount
Importers that gain traction and succeed when dealing with overseas suppliers, tend to develop the right habits. When every order becomes painful and mired with the same problems, a little digging will show that person doesn’t consistently apply the right habits. I’m laying out 5 import pieces of discipline that’ll help when managing overseas suppliers.
By Renaud Anjoran
More and more potential clients ask us, ‘can your inspector do real-time updates, in photos or videos, on WeChat or Whatsapp?’ I thought it was an interesting topic.
By Li Zhang
Making changes, once mass production starts, can either be tricky, difficult or all the way up to impossible. In this post, let’s look at how to handle when making changes are required after mass production has already started.
By John Edmonds
Freight incoterms are the standard contract term used in sales contracts with importing/exporting to define responsibility and liability for shipment of the goods. In plain English—how far along the process will the supplier ensure that the goods are moved, and at what point does the buyer take over the shipment process.