Do you encounter
When you are sourcing products from China?
New to China Sourcing
Wondering how to find (best) suppliers in China? Fairs, Alibaba, Global Sources... what else and which one is the best? Sourcing from China seems to be very complicated. You don't even know how to go about it.
You are better at marketing. You don't have time to speak with 20+ Chinese suppliers per product. Esp. when time difference, language barrier, and unprofessional sales rep. all "attack" you. The communication cost is high but efficiency is low.
Pricing and Quality Dilemma
Many suppliers seem to be a middleman. High pricing from China supplier means a very low profit of your business, but if the pricing is low, you are not sure whether they'll provide quality products that are to your market standard.
You want to try a small quantity but many China suppliers are having very high MOQ. Some of them don't even reply. You may also have more than one product that you want to ship out together, but they can't do the consolidation for you.
Before Placing an Order
You send inquiries but they ask loads of questions. Most of China suppliers and sourcing companies only care about whether there's a real order and it's big or not. They don't know how to solve your "problem" at all.
After Placing the Order
They rarely keep you posted the order process. Before the order is placed, they promise OK for everything. When the lead time is due, they feedback they need more time. Or even worse, after the goods are received, defects are found...
January 10, 2017
There are lots of buyers and importers make costly mistakes when they are doing China sourcing or getting products produced by Chinese manufacturers.
November 29, 2016
You have a vendor list. You want to get best from them and make your business most profitable. How to negotiate with the suppliers?
November 11, 2016
When it comes to importing from China, finding the right & best supplier plays a vital role. It literally determines whether it'll be a good start of the entire procurement process or not. Check how to find your best suppliers in China in 3 steps.[…]
November 11, 2016
Don't know which option to take? Check the good and bad of all the 3 options to help you make your final vendor decision.[…]
MatchSourcing opens us up to a world of vendors that I would never have found or heard of otherwise. They are really there to listen to you and really help you make your business better. You know, when our business is better, then their business is better.
They are managing the supply chain for you while you are doing other parts of your job. They also provide value-added services for your business. It's like having a second staff for basically free.
MatchSourcing is an invaluable asset to have. They bring up experts and professionals to the table to help us. We've learned a lot of tips and little secrets about doing business in China.