Project management in China
Can my Chinese supplier deliver to my potential customer in China?
Let’s say you have developed a great supplier in China that ships affordable products, on time at the agreed quality level. You are aware that the Chinese domestic market is full of potential customers. If you want to explore the opportunity to leverage your Chinese supply chain to capture China-based customers, then this…Read More
NDA vs NNN
NDA vs NNN. What’s the difference? Which is better when buying from China? Short Answer: NNN stands for “Non-disclosure, Non-compete, Non-circumvention” and is a more robust version of the traditional NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement)”. Simply put, the NDA is a promise that “they won’t tell anybody outside their organization about the idea”. The NNN adds more layers of…Read More
Setting the Right Tone for Cooperation with China Suppliers
Many foreign buyers have struggled with their cooperation with the China supplier. If you are among them, you’ve probably looking for a guide or tips to improve your cooperation with the China Supplier. For today’s blog post, I thought I would share four advanced, yet simple, tactics that I have used to ensure there…Read More
Quality Control: Factory Audits & Product Inspections
Audits and Inspections Overview In this post, you will find the standard factory audits and product inspections as an essential part of the quality control when sourcing products from China regardless of the order volume. Only a naïve, new-to-China buyers would ever make final payment without inspecting the order before it leaves China. Some…Read More
A Simple Way to Negotiate Price
If you are looking for advice or guide on negotiating price in China, in this blog post, I will share with you a simple way to negotiate price with the Chinese suppliers. Different industries have different margins, and even within the same industry, some suppliers quote high, some quote low. So, I am sorry to…Read More
China Project Management Template: Who, What, When, & Why?
Even the most professional of project managers paired with intensive quality control will not be able to make a bad supplier great. So, if you find the right supplier early on, you have put yourself on the right path and both project management and QC will be much easier. Related Content: Supplier Selection &…Read More