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Where does Sofeast provide logistics support from?

When working with us to handle your logistics management, we’ll be doing this either from: Our 4,000 SQM contract manufacturing subsidiary in Dongguan, Agilian Technology Our Shenzhen Pingshan Free Trade Zone facility

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What do the inspection reports Sofeast provides clients with look like?

After we conduct product inspections for you your inspector will provide you with a detailed inspection report which outlines the results. Take a look at some real sample reports here: Sample Inspection Reports The reports include: Inspection checkpoints Results Images … Continue reading

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Can Sofeast help me draft an ‘NNN’ agreement to protect my IP?

Yes, we can assist you to draft a bilingual NNN agreement or full manufacturing contract with an NNN section. 'NNN' stands for: Non-use – the supplier cannot use your IP in any way, for any purpose Non-disclosure – the supplier cannot make … Continue reading
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Any tips on how to work with your project managers for best results?

Yes, we have created this client charter which outlines what should be expected from each other when working with our project managers from the Supply Chain Management department in order to make projects run as smoothly as possible and get … Continue reading
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Who owns all the intellectual property generated when Sofeast does design/engineering work for us?

You pay for that work and you own all the resulting deliverables. The only exception is the templates we have developed over the years — you do not have the right to re-use them.

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What happens if some of the design work Sofeast’s team does leads to production problems?

Our liability is limited to the amount of fees you paid to us for the particular job that led to that issue. The most important thing to focus on is to find ways to avoid such issues or to detect … Continue reading

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How does working with Sofeast’s R&D team to develop my new product compare to other methods?

How does Sofeast's R&D team compare to other ways of developing your product? If you’re developing and manufacturing a new product this table will show you your options when working with our R&D team compared with doing it yourself or … Continue reading
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Can Sofeast make a prototype of my product idea?

We need to review your product idea, and how mature it is. If you don’t have a design yet, we can put you in contact with a design house. What we can do at an early stage is a review … Continue reading

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42 USD per hour is not a low price, and we can find cheaper on Upwork. Can you reduce it?

If you have a very clearly documented project, you are used to developing new products for manufacturing in Asia, and you are comfortable managing all the technical work, Upwork may be a great place to find engineers. We will still … Continue reading

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What is a “man day”?

Many services of our Quality Assurance department are billed based on the number of man-days. A man day includes approximately 5 hours of productive work on site, but also accounts for transportation, lunch break, and the time to study the … Continue reading

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