Saturday 16 Feb 2019


Shipping: Freight Forwarding

Freight forwarding companies deliver your products to your doorstep. Some freight forwarders, such as FedEx or UPS, can handle all aspects of the import-export process, from picking up your products at your supplier’s to delivering them to your doorstep.  These …

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Customs Brokers

Because customs laws are highly complex, it’s a good idea to work with customs professionals to ensure your products get into your country smoothly. In the United States, customs


Import and Export Laws

Whenever you conduct an international transaction through, you’ll have to deal with the import-export laws of your country and your supplier’s country. Import-export laws are highly complex –


Realistic Quality Control

Not every manufacturer will agree to such strict quality control protocols.  In fact, most probably won’t.  For small orders, most won’t even bother with such a demanding


Quality Control

Quality control is almost always the biggest challenge when you work with foreign suppliers – whether thru or otherwise.  Chinese manufacturers, in particular, have a bad reputation


Customized Contracts

If you or your suppliers have specific demands that differ from the TSA (Transaction Services Agreement), you’ll need to explicitly state them in writing in a separate contract. For


What is the Transaction Services Agreement (TSA)’s Transaction Services Agreement (TSA) is a long formal legal document that every member must agree to when he registers with the site. You can find the TSA at:


Building Relationships – Guanxi

Building good working relationships with your suppliers is very important, especially in Asia, where relationships can be as valuable as money.  In China, relationships (guanxi) are virtually


An Independent Introduction to

If you use a foreign supplier in your business, or if you do business in China, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of  Based in China,


Budgeting on

It’s a good idea to set your budget before using  Knowing how much money you can spend (and risk) will help you focus as you search for

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