Tag Archives: changing suppliers

How Do Sofeast Help Source New Chinese Suppliers? [Process Breakdown + Costs]

If you’re in a position where you need to find a new Chinese supplier or are moving from an existing one and choose us to source and provide you with them in the new factory identification solution, here’s roughly what … Continue reading

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Disputes With Chinese Suppliers: Q&A (Volume 1)

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

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Disputes With Chinese Suppliers: Q&A (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.

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Disputes With Chinese Suppliers: Q&A (Volume 3)

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

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How A Tooling Transfer In China Works With Sofeast (13 Steps)

Negotiating the tooling transfer process can be really hard for importers who are moving to a new Chinese supplier. And making it work in practice takes some planning. It is far more complex than picking up and delivering a package. If … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Dealing With An Unexpected Price Rise From Your Chinese Supplier

Clients often approach us to help them to find another supplier due to the fact that their current supplier has hit them with an unexpected price rise either when they tried to reorder, or sometimes even during production. Sounds familiar? … Continue reading

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How to move Plastic Injection Molds between China Factories [10 Tips]

A common problem that our clients come to us with here at Sofeast is the thorny topic of how to safely move plastic injection molds and tooling from one Chinese factory to another one if you’re changing suppliers. Keep reading … Continue reading

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