Sometimes it actually makes sense start looking for a sourcing agency closer to home, rather than trying to find the right partner in China, Vietnam or India. In this article, we list some of Australia’s leading sourcing companies.
You will also learn how you can benefit from working with a local sourcing company, rather than one that’s based overseas.
What are the benefits of working with an Australian sourcing company?
Most Importers may assume that a company that’s located in the manufacturing country is always superior to one that’s headquartered at home. That said, the opposite is more often the case.
While a sourcing company based in China or Vietnam can disappear with your product designs and supplier network by tomorrow, an Australian agency is far easier to hold accountable when something goes wrong.
Further, sourcing companies based in Australia, or those based in Asia but with Australian ownership, tend to have a better understanding of the following:
- Quality requirements
- Australian product safety standards
- Australian product labeling requirements
- Import taxes, GST and customs clearance procedures
Further, all Australian sourcing companies have representation in Asia, be it through partners or a directly owned subsidiary or representative office. Continue reading List of Sourcing Companies in Australia: Top 6 Agencies