By Jacob Yount
The China sourcing process, whether quoting an existing stock item or developing something from scratch, is more than pulling a lever on a machine. Because the human element is involved, from RFQ to delivery, something is very likely to get off course.
By Fredrik Grönkvist
About to import Sunglasses from China? In this guide, you’ll learn what you must know before getting started, including:
By Mike Bellamy
Thanks to the internet it is fairly easy for a small buyer to place an order direct to an Asia supplier. Starting an online store or small business has never been easier. But the sad fact is that most of these startups and first time FBA importers don’t survive the first year. Here are the 9 mistakes which can kill your import business:
By Brian Pitchford
Let’s cut to the chase. How would you like to see a significant decrease in your shipping cost from China? Who wouldn’t right? Give me five minutes and I’ll show you how to save 25% on your total shipping bill, eliminate the confusion around logistics out of China and reduce your stress as you import your physical product from China.
By Fredrik Gronkvist
Singapore is a country that’s punching far above its weight. With a population of only 5.4 million, the size of its economy is on par with many of its far bigger Southeast Asian neighbors.
By Fredrik Gronkvist
A large portion of sourcing and product development is tackled from the position of “Read my mind and do it right.” Ok, this is not literally said or even thought, but the practical actions of the would-be-buyer reflect this attitude.
The frenzy of April’s trade shows is far away now and you collected many contacts for a potential supplier deal in Asia. What do you do next? Follow these five easy steps to successfully deal with suppliers in Asia.
Going from idea to packaged and delivered product is often a lot more complex and costly than one might first thing. There are plenty of failed Kickstarter funders that can testify to that.
Importing Private Label Products from China is a shortcut to success. How hard can it be to just pick a product, send over a logo file and start selling something on Amazon? Well, as I explain in this article, reality is a lot more complex than what many importers may think.
I have been talking about shipping from China a lot recently, today let's focus that a bit more for Amazon FBA sellers. I will run through 3 tips on delivering imports to Amazon correctly. Also there is a link to the Essential shipping from China Documents Part 2. This shows 12 different templates used to book, process and track your shipment by a professional international freight forwarder. Basically covering the whole process from the shipping agents perspective and follows up nicely our successful piece on how to price to my door from China?
During your China project and order control, systematic contact with your supplier, brings a world of results. Right importing from China (or any developing nation) is proactive and calculates possible scenarios.
Once you have had that great idea to start importing from China, it would be good to know what to expect from your ﬁrst order.