Finding a reputable supplier is the first step to successfully import from China. Something that seems reasonable and simple, when we talk about the Chinese market becomes more important. Distance and cultural difference are determining factors in creating a relationship with our supplier in China .
No matter how much time we spend looking for a supplier, the important thing is to locate the supplier that can really meet the requirements for the product we are looking for in quality, quantity, delivery times and prices.
The greater the number of providers we contact, the greater the probability of finding the right one . A minimum initial selection of 15 to 20 suppliers is a good start, to gradually reduce the list to only two or three options, using criteria not only based on price, but on product specialization, compliance with certifications or in the minimum order quantity.
The previous step to the search for suppliers is to study in depth what product I want to buy (technical specifications), how much product I want to buy (MOQ), and what minimum and maximum price the product should have (target price) its final destination It is essential to take into account transport costs, taxes and possible tariffs when estimating the price.
If you have already studied the product you want to import well, it is time to look for Chinese suppliers. There are different supplier search channels in China :
Whatever search channel you decide on, based on your ability as a company or entrepreneur, when you make the first selection of suppliers, it is important that they meet these 3 requirements:
As you can see, looking for a supplier is going to take us time: emails, calls, request for a quote, conditions, photos of the factory, the products, request for samples ... it is not an easy task, it requires patience, knowledge and intuition.
As a electric toothbrush manufacturer, factory and supplier in China, Shenzhen Relish provides various types of electric toothbrush wholesale, dropshipping, and OEM services. At the same time, we are also a water flosser manufacturer, providing wholesale, direct sales and OEM/ODM services for water flosser. We look forward to working with you.