As a Level 2 Global Sources buyer, you’ve successfully tried key sourcing tools: Sending a RFI and RFQ. Now, here are the other possible ways to earn more points to progress towards Level 3 of The Sourcing Club. As a Level 3-certified buyer, you’ll be able to send 8 RFQs per day and get a USD$20 Amazon gift card whenever you complete a sample order transaction of USD$100 or above within a two-week period.
Attend a Global Sources Trade Show – Be recognized instantly as an engaged buyer simply by attending one of the Flagship bi-annual trade shows every April and October. As well, meeting Verified Suppliers provides both parties the credibility and confidence of the partnership
Chat online with suppliers – Earn more points by chatting with a supplier you’re interested in. When looking at a product or supplier page, you’ll see the Chat button. Click it to send your message to the supplier. You’ll be able to communicate with suppliers via MSN, Windows Live Messenger, Skype, Yahoo! Messenger or AOL Instant Messenger.
Send an RFI from Product/Supplier Alerts – Once you’ve subscribed to Product or Supplier Alerts, you’ll be receiving emails. When looking at a product you’re interested in, simply click “INQUIRE NOW.” You’ll be redirected to a secure page, which allows you to message this verified supplier.
Log in to GlobalSources.com – That’s right. Simply logging in to your Global Sources account will give you points to earn. Because sourcing never stops, being an engaged buyer yields tons of benefits – including earning points.
Scan a show exhibitor’s QR code – This activity is done in a Global Sources trade show. If you
Re interested in sourcing a product found in the sample order booklet, scan an exhibitor’s QR code to know more about this verified supplier. You’ll earn points doing so as well.
Get your badge scanned by a Global Sources show exhibitor – When attending a trade show, simply ask an exhibitor to scan your badge to earn more points.
Accumulate enough points by doing these sourcing enhanced buyer activities. Continue your sourcing journey here at Global Sources, the only sourcing solution you’ll ever need.