6 posts tagged production

Getting Production Photos From Your Supplier

Production photos from your vendor can be elusive beasts.
In China sourcing and manufacturing, has anyone ever had problems getting good production photos from their supplier?  Yeah, me too.... ...

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China Sourcing Projects: Do You Know the Key Points?

China sourcing projects have key points and the more those key points are spotlighted, the more the supplier understands client expectations.
Are your China sourcing projects successful because the supplier did everything right? What if you have a supplier that misses a key point? You can get to where, in your China sourcing projects, you are able to proactively avoid problems and success not being based on "the supplier doing everything right". ...

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Signs That Mass Production May Not Go Well

A bad start to your China sourcing project, generally leads to issues in mass production.
Before mass production starts, there may be some telling signs that the project is not going to go very well. ...

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6 Ways to Make Low Quantity Orders Smoother

Low quantity orders can be problematic if not disasterous. Here are 6 ways for low quantity orders to be smoother when it comes to factory in, factory out.
In continuation to my last post, spotlighting the dangers of low quantity orders in China manufacturing; here is the silver lining, the more solution-oriented side of things. 6 ways to better navigate lower quantity runs. ...

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A High Price from your China Supplier May Mean…

Do not let a high price quote make you think the vendor is incapable and not worthy of further negotiations. Many importers miss out on opportunities to work with quality suppliers because the buyer perceives their quote to be a high price. To the impatient importer, the high price is immediately classified as a sign of that the vendor is incapable, unprofessional or trying to cheat them. Not so fast. When importing from China, here are some reasons you may be receiving high prices and hopefully these tips will show you  some necessary shifts in your work method......

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Lack of Understanding, Magnifies Product Problems

China production is empowered by understanding of product, understanding of supplier and understanding of importing as a whole.
Understand your product and the manufacturing processes. Normal variations become perceived problems, when in actuality, no problem exists. This is what happens when buyers treat China manufacturing on the same level as clicking "proceed to checkout" button on Amazon. ...

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