Five Best Practices For Buying In China

To be successful buying in China there are some key practices that are critical to drive good purchasing decisions. With a highly developed infrastructure and the most diverse availability of raw materials in Asia, China is likely to remain a primary manufacturing center for all types of products for years to come. Five Best Practices For Buying In China explores five of the best practices for buying in China (plus a few bonus best practices!) from a seasoned supply manager with more than twenty years of on-the-ground buying experience in Asia. From how to find and qualify suppliers to defining specifications and total cost considerations to how to control quality, you’ll gain valuable insights into buying in the “world’s factory”.  Sign up & download this valuable resource to jump start your procurement activities in China.


Source International is one of the largest supply management companies in North America providing global manufacturing outsourcing with ofices in Louisville Kentucky and Xiamen, Fujian Province, China and operations in mainland China, Thailand, Bangladesh and Taiwan.

We apply American management expertise to foreign manufacturing, giving companies all the benefits of substantial cost savings and supply, coupled with systems and methodology that assure your specifications and standards will be matched or exceeded. When you partner with Source International, we strive to make sure that there are no misunderstandings about manufacturing standards or concerns about raw material availability or quality. And, no substandard workmanship or delivery logistics black holes. We are your eyes and ears and boots on the ground in Asia to guide you through what is, for us, familiar territory.

Since 1989, Source has been responsible for over $4 Billion in shipments from Asia and has achieved industry-leading metrics for on-time shipments with extremely low defect rates. Our track record speaks for itself and is a testament to the value Source adds to the supply chains of its customers.  While our size and volumes have steadily grown over the years we remain totally dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our customers.

Source also has developed and maintains a proprietary cloud based platform, Source Information System (SIS), that helps customers eliminate the gaps in the product concept to delivery process and provides real time, end-to-end visibility on the status of all supply chain activities through a private secure portal. From the web site at a click of the button, our customers have at their disposal information on all engineering data, product quotations, new product development, product samples, specific purchase order production status, product inspection reports and shipping data for all products.

So, harness the competitive power of global manufacturing through Source International and give your company the competitive edge. We welcome the opportunity to show you how we can add value to your supply chain just like we’ve done for our other satisfied customers throughout the years.  Contact us today!

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