Top 13 Fulfillment Centers in China and Hong Kong 2023

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Imagine if you could deliver products directly from your factory in China to consumers in Europe, America, and Asia. Hong Kong and Mainland China-based fulfillment centers can almost make that dream become reality – by storing, packaging, and shipping your products directly to your customers.

In this article, we list some of the leading e-commerce fulfillment centers based in Hong Kong and Mainland China – including Zhenhub, Floship, Easyship, Shipwire, and many others.

In addition, we cover the following:

1. Potential tax issues with cross-border e-commerce fulfillment

2. When does it make sense to use a fulfillment center in Hong Kong or Mainland China?

3. Should you select a fulfillment center in Hong Kong or Mainland China?

List of Fulfilment Centers

  • ZhenHub
  • Easyship
  • Floship
  • NextSmartShip
  • AIT Worldwide Logistics
  • Shipwire
  • V Logic
  • Send From China
  • Asendia
  • Borderless360
  • Morning Express & Logistics
  • ChinaDivision
  • SF international

Disclaimer

We are not affiliated with any of the companies listed in this guide. We have selected these companies based on their claimed offered services and capabilities.
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Power Tool Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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Power Tools Manufacturers in China

Looking for power tool manufacturers in China? In this guide, we list 10 manufacturers offering drills, angle grinders, belt sanders, electric sanders, and other related products. For each company, we provide an introduction, a list of main products, certifications, and more.

Listed Manufacturers

  • Zhejiang Hangbo Power Tools
  • Yongkang Xiaocheng Electric Appliance
  • Ningbo Jiejie Tools
  • Zhengyang Technology
  • Zhejiang Minli Power Tools
  • Jinhua CoofixTools
  • Zhejiang Feihu New Energy Technology
  • Zhejiang Burley Tools
  • Ningbo Tianhe Electric Tools
  • Yancheng Jianfeng Electric Motor Instrument

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Import Taxes and GST in Canada: By Munish Gupta

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Import Taxes Canada

Companies importing and selling products in Canada must generally pay import duties, GST, and GST/HST. In this guide, Munish Gupta from the Supply Chain Advisory Group explains what kind of taxes must be paid when importing goods to Canada – both for Canadian companies and foreign importers.

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How to Pay Suppliers on Alibaba: A Complete Guide

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Alibaba.com provides a wide range of payment solutions for international buyers. The company has also experimented with programs that didn’t make the cut in the end.

In this guide, we explain what importers must know about paying suppliers on Alibaba.com using wire transfers, invoices, Escrow, payment links, and credit cards.

Overview

  • Telegraphic Transfer (Bank Transfer)
  • Alibaba Secure Payment (Escrow)
  • Alibaba Payment Links
  • Alibaba Payment Terms
  • Alibaba Online Transfer

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How to Import Products to the EU Using a Foreign Company

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Importing and selling products in the EU, using a non-EU company, is possible. However, doing so requires that you get get a VAT and EORI number, and pay import taxes. You’ll also need to decide in which EU member country to register your non-EU company.

The hardest part is often knowing where and how to get started, but this guide by Munish Gupta, founder of Supply Chain Advisory Group, covers everything you need to know at an early EU market entry stage. Continue reading How to Import Products to the EU Using a Foreign Company

List of Home Decoration Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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Home Decor Manufacturers China

Planning to import home decor products from China? In this guide, we list 10 manufacturers producing glassware, ceramic products, paintings, candlesticks, and other types of home decor.

Each company profile includes information about main products, certificates, and manufacturing capability.

Listed Companies

  • Shenzhen Merlin Living Collection
  • Fuzhou Sweet Home Décor
  • Tianjin U-LIKE Intl
  • Binbin Arts & Crafts
  • Fashim & Tarshim Décor
  • Fujian Dehua You-Young Crafts
  • Wah Tung China Arts
  • HFU Glass
  • Ginde Glass
  • Guangdong Garbo Industrial

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Top Products Imported from China: An Overview

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Top Products Imported From China

Planning to import products from China and not sure which products are manufactured in the country? In this article, we list some of the top imported products from China. The product list includes electronics, textiles, furniture, footwear, and other products.

Main Sources

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Top Products Imported from Vietnam: An Overview

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Top Products Imported From Vietnam

Planning to import products from Vietnam but not sure what kind of products are manufactured in the country? In this guide, we list some of the top imports from Vietnam to the United States, Europe, Asia, and many other countries. This includes textiles, electronics, machinery, furniture, and more.

Main Sources

EORI Numbers for EU Importers: Questions & Answers

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EORI Numbers for EU Importers

An EORI number (abbreviation for Economic Operator Registration and Identification) is assigned to businesses importing products to the EU. In this guide, we explain what an EORI is used for, how to apply for an EORI number, EORI applications for non-EU companies, processing time, and more.

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What is a Purchase Order and Proforma Invoice?

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Importers issue Purchase Orders (PO) as a formal procedure to state their intention to buy certain products, according to the terms specified in the PO. The supplier should then counter by issuing a Proforma Invoice (PI), stating their intention to sell the products to you according to the terms stated in the PI.

While this may sound like an outdated formality, understanding the Purchase Order and Proforma Invoice issuing process can help avoid severe misunderstandings – leading to quality issues, receiving the wrong product, or delays.

Overview

  • What is a Purchase Order?
  • What do I need to include in my Purchase Order?
  • How do I submit the purchase order to the factory?
  • Do I need to submit a Purchase Order before each production run?
  • Why do I need a Proforma Invoice from the factory?
  • What kind of information should the Proforma Invoice include?
  • How do I avoid payment fraud?
  • What is the difference between a Proforma Invoice and a Commercial Invoice?
  • Can I use the Proforma Invoice as proof of importation value?

Sample Documents

In addition, we also provide sample invoice documents:

  • Purchase Order Sample
  • Proforma Invoice Sample
  • Commercial Invoice Sample

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