How to Build & Leverage Better Supplier Relationships
Factories are a dime a dozen, but good factories can be worth their weight in gold. Anytime you find a good factory, value it equal to your best customer. If you can set your long-term goals to constantly identify quality factories and strengthening your relationships with them, you’ll quickly begin to learn about the world successful...
Verifying Potential Suppliers in China: Resources to Gather Information When Importing from China
What is a China AIC and How Can it Help you Verify Suppliers when Importing from China? When verifying Chinese suppliers, we will explain what a China AIC is and why they’re important for anyone who does business in China.
10 Tips for Finding Quality Manufacturers in China
China is the manufacturing capital of the world for good reason: they can make virtually any product you can imagine and they can generally do it cheaper than any other country. If you’re sourcing & importing from China and/or selling private label products online, or in any retail capacity, chances are that you’re having those products...
China Quality Inspection: The Mystery of "Man-days" and how they influence the costs of quality control
We all know that in China, quality inspection is critical. Quality Control is an absolute when sourcing/importing from China, it is essential for buyers to know how to calculate their cost when using 3rd party QC companies to inspect their goods. These costs are usually determined by a...
Build a China Sourcing Strategy Checklist in 16 Steps
In order to truly allow for the safest possible solution when importing from China, having a solid sourcing strategy is indispensable. A unique, tailored sourcing checklist is a quick way of turning an amateur importer into an experienced one.
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