Since it's spectacular opening in the 1970s, China has been the factory of the world for a large number of goods. While big multi-national companies have used the country as a production base for many years, better information and increasing cost pressure is forcing small- and medium sized companies to follow suit.
While sourcing manufactured goods from China has never been easier than today, many challenges remain. To address just a few:
Each of these problem can be solved on its own, if enough time and resources are available. This is especially true for big companies with dedicated purchasing departments or niche players, who specialize in a single product category. Unfortunately, the tools, processes and methods these established players are using are not suitable for smaller companies, who operate on thinner margins and in a less predictable environment.
The Asia Trading sourcing platform is designed to provide you an information and time advantage in a fast-moving environment. We help you to focus on the key parts of the sourcing process. While we take care of supplier-research, you can spend more time working with your clients. By using our service, you can:
We have built up an army of merchandisers with extensive expertise in many industries. Most of them have been working for sourcing companies for many years and provide their specific industry expertise to let you focus on the key elements of sourcing. When working with us, you just specify the product you are looking for and let us handle the details. Our process can be summarized in the following steps:
Depending on the complexity of your product, you can receive an initial market overview in less than a day. You are not dependent on office hours or time zones. All the data can be accessed in real-time over our platform.