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18 02, 2017

Pre-Production Samples: Critical Points When Confirming

We’ve been going through the gambit of points on sampling; how to make the process smoother, obstacles, when to confirm, etc…  In this 3rd post on the sampling phase, let’s look at critical points during the sign-off phase. […]

6 12, 2016

More on Sampling Process: Once the Samples Arrive…Then What?

Once the samples arrive from the factory is a critical moment in the sampling process. This is a big moment for buyers because it’s sort of that time period where you see your quoting and sourcing work start paying off. You’re opening a FedEx package that usually marked with Chinese characters and layers of airway bills, excited that you’re going to see your product in the flesh.  […]

28 11, 2016

10 Sampling Tips for China Sourcing

Sampling, after the RFQ phase is part of the foundational to the start to a China manufacturing project. Concerns and setbacks during the sample phase, prove the project to be starting on shaky ground. If sampling is smooth and gives keen insight into the product and type of supplier you’re working with, then you’re on the right path. […]

9 02, 2016

Timeline in Making Custom Samples

If you’re working on a custom project, here is a basic step-by-step guide on some key phases in making custom samples.  […]

21 10, 2015

Sending Sample Packages to Chinese Suppliers

Samples are a very necessary part of the project when manufacturing and sourcing for the promotional product  and retail industries. Here are 6 considerations for sending sample packages to Chinese suppliers. […]

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