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Can Sofeast provide a regular re-auditing program on my supplier/s?

Yes, we can! However, re-auditing suppliers often only covers the same points repeatedly, but in our experience, we’ve found that this doesn’t always drive improvements in a supplier. Rather, it creates a mountain of paperwork to deal with and more/better … Continue reading

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Can Sofeast help me create my QC checklist?

Yes, we use our in-house IT system to create your QC checklist. The QC technician carrying out your inspection then uses the system to input results against your standards, results are fed back to you in a PDF report, and … Continue reading

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Is Sofeast a 3PL?

Yes, we are a 3PL (third-party logistics warehouse) among the many other things we provide such as product quality inspection, product engineering, sourcing,  and more. Across our different fulfillment facilities in China we provide all of the types of activities … Continue reading

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How to assess & improve my supplier’s processes when working with Sofeast?

If you have key suppliers and you want to work with us to assure that production processes are optimized and they are able to produce your orders at the quality you expect consistently we will, roughly, propose the following activities … Continue reading

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If I want to source a component supplier, can you help?

Yes, we can help you to source export-ready components suppliers in China, Vietnam, India, or SE Asia. You need to choose our New Supplier Sourcing / Factory Identification solution. We’ll need to know information such as: Product you want to … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Sofeast’s Free Trade Zone facility and Dongguan facility?

The differences between Sofeast’s Free Trade Zone facility in Shenzhen and Dongguan fulfilment center are a matter of location and regulations. We offer similar services at each, but the FTZ facility is classed as outside of China, so when receiving … Continue reading

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What services does Sofeast offer that are related to warehousing and fulfilment?

The best way to describe how Sofeast can help you with fulfilment, including warehousing, is to look at it in a visual format: You have parts or products coming in from your suppliers to either of our facilities (either in … Continue reading

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I dropship products from China to customers around the world. Where can I find rates for shipping packages?

We provide a handy dropshipping rates calculator which will provide you with shipping rates for quick reference! We update it regularly and you can get rates for shipping from China to a selection of countries including the USA, Canada, the … Continue reading

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I’m developing a new product, is it too early for me to work with Sofeast?

Let’s say you’re just starting to design a new electro-mechanical product that is very new and relatively complex and want to outsource its design, testing, and prototyping for eventual manufacturing in China. You are no doubt concerned with IP protection … Continue reading

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What types of supply chain management solutions do Sofeast offer?

Take a look at our supply chain management solutions page, but here’s a list of individual solutions, too: Supplier Background Checks Project & Supplier Management New Factory Identification (sourcing new suppliers/manufacturers) FBA Seller Support Value-Added Procurement Office in China Dropshipping … Continue reading

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