Chinese New Year 2020: 4 Things To Know To Avoid Setbacks
If you have been importing from China, you have probably heard (or experienced) stories of production and shipping disruptions during the Chinese New Year (CNY). If this upcoming CNY is your first, let us guide you keep your supply chain ahead of the game while mitigating any adverse impact.
The Quality of Your Specification Sheet Dictates Your Success
My company gets a lot of inquiries from businesses who are having issues with their factory. Usually, the issues revolve around quality, poor communication, and incorrectly made products. To say the leading cause of factory issues are due to lacking and misdefined product specifications would be an understatement. Virtually every...
How to Read a Shipping Quotation
Regardless of your experience in international freight forwarding, logistic quotations can seem like they have a lot of line items, and at times, are difficult to understand. This guide will walk you through each line item that might be found on an international shipping location when importing into the United States.Our guide highlights the mandatory charges...
Why You Should Use A Local Freight Forwarder In China
When importing from China, the shipping process either intimidates the importer, or places them in the back seat. Shipping plays a huge role in the supply chain and because of this, every importer needs to plan ahead and understand how the process works in order to maximize their return.
The Four Ways Professionals Verify Factories
Anyone can source a factory, and if your order size is less than 20 thousand dollars, there should not be a lot of fear when it comes to working with a factory for the first time. But what about if your order size is larger than 20 thousand dollars? What if it is 100 thousand or 1 million, then what do you do? Most businesses will opt to visit a...
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