List of Freight Forwarders in the United States: Our Top 10 Picks

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Planning to import products by sea or air to the United States? In this guide, we list some of America’s leading freight forwarders, offering a wide range of logistics, warehousing, and customs solutions.

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List of Sourcing Companies in Australia: Top 9 Agencies

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Sometimes it actually makes sense to 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 an Australian sourcing company, rather than one that’s based overseas.

Listed Companies

  • Hornet Group
  • Australian Sourcing Group
  • Strategic Sourcing Australia
  • China Direct Sourcing
  • Quantum Business
  • Agile Sourcing
  • Fidèle Sourcing
  • Sourci
  • Sourcing For Australia

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List of Eyelash Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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China has a large manufacturing base for beauty products and accessories, including artificial eyelashes. In this guide, we list several eyelash manufacturers in Mainland China and present their product scope, history, factory certification, compliance capabilities, and more.

Listed Companies

  • Qingdao Meidear Arts & Crafts
  • Shandong Dream Flower Lashes
  • Shijiazhuang QC Lashes
  • Qingdao Radiance Beauty Products
  • Qingdao Xizi Lashes
  • Qingdao Hongfutian Eyelash
  • Qingdao T-integrity Lash Factory
  • Qingdao ESSI Beauty Products
  • Qingdao IMI Lashes
  • Qingdao Barmeier False Eyelash

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How to Make Telegraphic Transfers (T/T) to Chinese Suppliers

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Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) is the most common way to pay manufacturers in China, and elsewhere in Asia. That said, Telegraphic Transfers are irreversible once the payment is made, and the bank is not responsible for ensuring that you don’t get scammed or pay to the wrong account.

In this guide, we explain what can go wrong when paying Chinese suppliers by Telegraphic Transfer, and what you can do to prevent common issues.

Overview

  • Bank account details
  • Paying the right company
  • Payment fraud risks
  • Transaction fees
  • Payment records and documents
  • Using Wise.com
  • Paying using a Hong Kong account
  • Alibaba telegraphic transfer options

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List of Quality Control and Inspection Companies in China

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Quality control is a mandatory part of the process when importing products from China, regardless of the order volume. Hence, finding the right quality control partner is crucial. In this guide, you will find some of the leading quality inspection companies, with offices in China.

We compare them based on capability, pricing, and customer focus – to help you choose the right partner for your quality assurance needs in China.

Listed Companies

  • Sofeast Limited (Qualityinspection.org)
  • QIMA (Formerly Asiainspection)
  • Asia Quality Focus
  • Bay Source Global
  • InTouch Manufacturing Services
  • V-Trust
  • SGS
  • KRT Audits
  • HQTS
  • Pro QC International
  • ATI
  • Tetra Inspection
  • China Inspection Service
  • STC Group
  • Bureau Veritas InSpec

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List of Sourcing Companies in Vietnam: Our Top 13 Picks

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Vietnam is quickly becoming a serious manufacturing alternative to China, especially for American importers caught in between the US-China trade war. That said, Vietnamese suppliers are not as easy to find on Alibaba.com or Globalsources.com.

As such, many importers turn to Vietnam-based sourcing companies, with local knowledge and supplier networks. In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading sourcing agencies, most of which are located in Asia’s fastest-growing manufacturing hub – Ho Chi Minh City.

Listed Companies

  • AGS Vietnam
  • Create Global
  • Sourcify (Vietnam)
  • Seditex
  • Dragon Sourcing
  • Modern Sourcing
  • Vietnam B2B Direct
  • Source of Asia
  • Vietnam Sourcing
  • Vietnam Sourcing Team
  • V&S Sourcing
  • Vietnam Sourcing Supply
  • Vina-Concepts

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Buying Private Label Products in China: A Complete Guide

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Importing private label products from Chinese manufacturers is often seen as a faster and easier way to launch new products. This is sometimes true, but only if done correctly. In this guide, I share everything I have learnt about manufacturing private label products in China – including which products are better suited for private labeling, specifications, making design changes, quality control, compliance, and much more.

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  • What is private labeling?
  • Product categories suited for private labeling
  • Product categories not suited for private labeling
  • Creating a private label product specification
  • Making design changes to private label products
  • Logo and labeling costs
  • Logo and printing specifications
  • Product packaging
  • Quality inspections for private label products
  • Private labeling products and safety standards
  • Questions & Answers

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Importing from China to Australia: A Complete Guide

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Planning to import products from China to Australia? In this guide, we cover the basics that all Australian importers must know about product safety standards, labeling requirements, shipping options, and, the China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).

In addition, you’ll also learn how to calculate import duties, import processing charges, and Goods and Services Tax (GST) when importing from China.

Overview

  • Product Regulations & Safety Standards
  • Shipping from China to Australia
  • Goods and services tax (GST)
  • Import Duties
  • China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)
  • Import Processing Charge
  • Customs Value (CVAL)
  • Import Licenses and Permits
  • Total Import Tax Cost Calculation

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List of Makeup Brush Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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Planning to import makeup brushes from suppliers in China? In this guide, we list manufacturers producing both custom-designed (OEM) and private label (ODM) makeup brushes. We have selected the suppliers based on their product scope and qualifications – such as their stated compliance history, BSCI and ISO 9001 certification.

Listed Companies

  • Shenzhen Karina Makeup Tools
  • Zhongshan Shanyang Technology
  • Changsha Yuanmei Beauty Apparatuses
  • Changsha Chanmy Cosmetics
  • Shenzhen Jafon Cosmetic Accessories
  • Shenzhen Eya Cosmetic
  • Shenzhen SoMakeup Cosmetics
  • Dalian Meiyuan Cosmetics Appliance
  • Cangzhou Kangmei Cosmetic Appliance
  • Shenzhen Hedi Cosmetic Tools

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How to Order from Alibaba in 3 Steps

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Planning to order from Alibaba.com, but worried that something will go wrong? In this guide, we break down the entire process from initial supplier search to requesting quotations, and buying samples. We also explain the details of order management, including payments, quality inspections, lab testing, and shipping.
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