Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 8

Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic is still with us here in summer 2021 and so there’s still a great interest in purchasing medical devices such as medical-grade nitrile gloves, gowns, and surgical masks from China for use in hospitals and other … Continue reading

Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 7

What happens if your Chinese supplier hasn’t kept up their end of the bargain when inspections happen? In this case, what can you do if a supplier hasn’t prepared export packaging for checking or performed a package drop test, leaving … Continue reading

How Can Small Buyers Of Garments Get High Quality From China?

This blog post is about issues with quality from an apparel supplier and is based on a real Sofeast customer’s experiences (with no identifying information given). We’re going to explain how to assure you’ll get high-quality garments from your Chinese … Continue reading

Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 4

Q: I’m worried that my sensitive product information won’t be kept confidential when it is sent to component suppliers. How can it be kept secure? Answer: There are legal and non-legal approaches here. Non-Legal: Reducing the amount of information being … Continue reading

Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 5

Q: We use a manufacturer in China for our products and packaging and have had a good relationship for years, but recently product and packaging quality has gone downhill. What can we do? We’re supplied by a Hong Kong company … Continue reading

disputes with chinese suppliers

Nearly every week, a few clients come to us for help with various disputes with their Chinese suppliers. We’ll share some of the broad strokes here (no identifying client information included) so you can avoid these issues, too, or at … Continue reading

Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 2

In this volume we will address the concerns of importers who are using a Chinese OEM to add a logo to existing products that will then be sold abroad.

Disputes with Chinese suppliers Volume 3

In this volume, we discuss an unfortunate situation – what happens when your Chinese supplier disappears with tooling or inventory belonging to you! 😱