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26 08, 2016

Things to Include in Your Promotional Product RFQ – Part 1

An effective RFQ is the start of a successful China sourcing project. As we all know the RFQ is the “request for quotation” and it’s basically when you contact the supplier to provide you a quote. So what to include in that RFQ? Let’s get to it…. […]

19 07, 2016

More on FOB China Port

A deftly executed and skillfully manufactured order can delay at the China port if your logistics and booking are not in order. In the promotional product industry, this can mean what was a great order is now a delayed order. A delayed order, many times equals a failed order. […]

12 07, 2016

Thoughts on FOB Price Term

The goal of this post isn’t to get into the technicality of the Incoterms but to provide some practical tips on the FOB concept when sourcing your promotional merchandise from China.  […]

20 04, 2016

The Benefit of Asking Your Vendor the Right Questions

In global promotional product sourcing, the buyer that’s prone to success is the buyer that asks questions. Learning to listen to what the offshore supplier says or doesn’t say is part of precise order control, […]

7 04, 2016

More Deposit Payment Considerations in China Manufacturing

Sending the deposit payment before due diligence is detrimental to the smoothness and quality of your order. […]

1 04, 2016

Before You Make the Deposit Payment in China Manufacturing

In China manufacturing, make sure there is a level of assurance before you wire the first deposit payment to your supplier. Not so much to avoid a scams but to avoid misunderstandings in specs, thus resulting in incorrect mass production from the factory.  […]

11 01, 2016

Promotional Product Orders & Professional Buying

In manufacturing promotional product orders, there is a wide-range of professionalism when it comes to buyers. For the sake of quality manufacturing and smooth importing, buyers should always maintain a sense of professionalism. […]

29 12, 2015

Promotional Product Distributors Establishing China Supply Chains

It is possible for promotional product distributors to better establish their China sources for products (suppliers and factories) BEFORE they need them.  […]

22 12, 2015

China Manufacturing Payment Terms & Tips

Here are 7 tips regarding China manufacturing payment terms. A project can start well, samples look good and everything ready to go to an order…but…a payment term obstacle can delay, sour or ruin the entire project. […]

2 12, 2015

Types of China Promotional Product Suppliers

Not all suppliers are created equal. There are various types of China promotional product suppliers. […]

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