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Is furniture shopping from China a good idea?

Is furniture shopping from China a good idea? It depends. If you only buy one or two items, then it is not a good idea to shop from China. Because it is not cost-effective because of some fees like handling fee,  customs clearance etc. One of our client from Australia bought one set bunk bed for his kid. But  it turn out that the charge of destination port is even higher than the value of the product. [...]

How can I explore furniture wholesale market in China?

 How can I explore furniture wholesale market in China? There is the biggest furniture market located in Lecong town, Shunde district, Foshan city, Guangdong province. It cover an area of 2,000,000 square meter with over 3000 factories and distributors from home and abroad. How to explore furniture in such a big furniture market? 1,  furniture style and price positioning.  Make yourself clear what type of furniture you are looking for. 2, if it is possible,  finding an [...]

What’s the cost to ship a product sample?

What's the cost to ship a product sample? What’s a reasonable cost to ship a product sample from Asia? There are many courier companies out there in the market, so how do you choose one that’s best for you? 5 couriers for international shipping There are five main couriers that are used most in China for international deliveries: Express Mail Services (EMS) • UPS FedEx • DHL TNT Express Comparing service between couriers The cost of the [...]

Where to buy furniture in China?

Where to buy furniture in China? If you interested to buy furniture in China should know that China has an entire city devoted to manufacturing, wholesale and retail of furniture. Shun De  about 40 km south of Guangzhou is also known as furniture city,which is world’s largest furniture manufacturing and distribution center located in the Fo Shan City in Guangdong province of China.It is well connected with Hongkong and Guangzhou by a network of trains, ferries, subway [...]

Why do we need a purchasing agents?

Why do we need a purchasing agents? Dealing with Chinese suppliers is very time-consuming. Working with a qualified Buying Office or Purchasing Agent can save you much time, cost and energy etc. in China. For example, 90% of the suppliers you met online or at local trade fairs might be a typical trade company while the local sourcing specialists can go to the real manufacturing bases to find out some qualified factories for you in person. Apparently [...]

What can a purchasing agents do?

A purchasing agent could be an individual, a group of the team or a company, helping companies overseas to import from China. A good agent can be an extremely valuable asset in your overall product procurement strategy. Here are the main services offered by your qualified ‘buying office’ or ‘purchasing agent’ in China: I. Keeping finding new products and suppliers. II. Verify, inspect or audit existing suppliers. III. Price negotiations and Supply Chain Management IV. Draft formal [...]

How important to get a good buying agent, sourcing agent for your business?

How important to get a good buying agent, sourcing agent for your business? A good Buying office, Sourcing Agent plays a very important role in doing safe and smooth business in China, especially when placing a large order. Sourcing and Verifying qualified suppliers, Quality Control, Loading Process Supervision, Warehousing, Shipping Support, Business Risk Control, Legal Contract Support and After-sale service etc. are indispensable. However, It is NOT easy to find a right one. If you don’t make [...]

How to buy furniture in Shunde China?

How to buy furniture in Shunde  China? Here it becomes a little tricky while most of the shops in LFC have staff who can speak some English other places may not have such facilities. In general, all shops in the Louvre have an invoice / sales contract that are printed in English and Mandarine (Chinese). You should get them to write the model number, description, delivery, packing conditions and price clearly. Most of the shops will provide [...]