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Choosing Chinese suppliers to manufacture your goods is often a cost-driven choice that makes a lot of sense, and one importers make even after taking into account the worrying tales about China scams waiting to trip up the unwary. While … Continue reading
Discovering how to reduce quality defects to almost zero from Chinese suppliers is a common request from our clients who are tired of hearing suppliers say “this is made by hand, so avoiding defects is impossible”. Are you tired of … Continue reading
We are often asked how to improve price negotiation with Chinese suppliers in order to lower purchase costs. Indeed, negotiating a better price from suppliers helps cut costs and, therefore, increases your profits, so it’s a worthwhile activity.
What are some of the most common communication problems with Chinese suppliers that cause problems for our clients when they come to us for help?
Supplier self inspections, rather than sending in external quality inspectors, are becoming increasingly important for today’s buyers. In certain cases, it makes a lot of sense to stop sending employees to check if a supplier has done a good job. … Continue reading