List of Quality Inspection Companies in India

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Shifting production to factories in India? Then it’s in your best interest to reach out to one of the quality control firms listed in this article – ready to send out their agents to factories located across the great subcontinent.

Is it necessary to book a quality inspection when importing from India?

The risk of quality issues is always relatively high when outsourcing production to other countries, India included. Once the goods are shipped there’s no turning back, as there’s no simple legal or economically viable way to either request a refund or return the goods.

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List of Hardware Accelerators in HK and Shenzhen

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Hardware Accelerators, such as HAX and Brinc.io, provides the brains, muscles, and capital to bring innovative ideas into commercial products. In this article, we explain how Hardware Accelerators operate, and what differs them from sourcing agents and manufacturers.

In addition, we also list leading Hardware Accelerators in Hong Kong and Shenzhen:

  • Hax.co
  • Brinc.io
  • Highway 1
  • Shenzhen Valley Ventures
  • Hong Kong Design Incubation Programme
  • iDM-Square Hardware Accelerator
  • ReadWrite Labs

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List of Product Photo Companies in China & Hong Kong

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Looking for an Ecommerce or Amazon product photo studio? In this article, we list product photography studios in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

In addition, we also explain how much you should expect to pay, how to submit samples, and why you shouldn’t ask your supplier to take free product photos for you. Continue reading List of Product Photo Companies in China & Hong Kong

List of Sourcing Companies in the United Kingdom: Top 7 Agencies

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UK sourcing agencies

Importing custom designed products from Asia doesn’t always require that you look overseas. In some cases, you can find the best partner closer to home. In this article, we list some of the UK’s leading Asia sourcing and product development companies.

What are the benefits of working with a UK based sourcing company?

If you’re looking to import goods from, for example, China, it’s natural to assume a Chinese sourcing agency know more about their own country – compared to one based outside. While that may be true to some extent, importing products from Asia involves a lot more than finding the right supplier.

In reality, most sourcing companies know little about UK safety standards, product labeling, VAT and customs procedures, which can have severe consequences for you as an importer.

A sourcing agency based in the UK, on the other hand, is far more likely to understand these requirements. Besides, sourcing agencies headquartered in the UK always have subsidiaries or other forms of representation in Asia. Continue reading List of Sourcing Companies in the United Kingdom: Top 7 Agencies

List of Sourcing Companies in India: Top 7 Agencies

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India sourcing agency

While some Indian suppliers are listed on Alibaba.com and Globalsources.com, they are few and far in between compared to their Chinese competitors.

An India based sourcing agent can bridge this gap, as you can utilize their vast network of domestic manufacturers and wholesalers, that you’d otherwise have a hard time locating.

In this article, we list some of India’s leading sourcing companies in various industries:

  • Apparel and home textiles
  • Furniture
  • Hardware
  • Construction materials
  • Promotional products
  • Handicrafts

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Top 9 Air Courier Companies in China: DHL, FedEx, EMS & More

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Looking for a reliable and cheap air courier for your imported products? In this article, you’ll get a complete overview of the largest American, European and local air courier companies operating in China – including the following:

  • DHL
  • FedEx
  • UPS
  • TNT
  • China Post
  • Hong Kong Post
  • SF Express

We also cover Amazon’s plans to step into the international logistics market, and how you can find the air courier with the best prices and service.

DHL

DHL or DHL Express is a German-based courier service founded in 1969. The head office of the company is based in Bonn, Germany.

DHL is also ranked as the world’s largest courier service with its presence all over the world including China.

DHL has a presence in China for the last three decades with its regional head office located in Beijing. It’s now known as one of the leading courier and logistic companies in China out of 35,000 companies working in the same market.

Some of their core delivery and air freight services include:

  • Worldwide delivery service and international shipping
  • DHL eCommerce that includes international and domestic parcel pickup, delivery, and return solutions specifically designed for businesses.

The other  DHL air freight options include DHL Air Priority, DHL Air Connect, DHL Air Economy, DHL Air Charter, DHL Air Thermonet, DHL Air Freight Plus, Lifeconex, and DHL Air Combined. Continue reading Top 9 Air Courier Companies in China: DHL, FedEx, EMS & More