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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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. Continue reading How to Order from Alibaba in 3 Steps
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