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Incoterms you need to know

Importing from China?

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 Importing from China DDP vs FOB vs EXW Incoterms: Ship your stock more efficiently What’s the best way to ship from China?

DDP shipping from china Here we discuss the most asked question when it comes to shipping from China.

What’re the different terms, the benefits and cons and simply put, what’s the difference?

Be sure to understand that new Amazon FBA shipping cost. Create an Amazon FBA shipping plan and get to know your full costs of importing into the UK from China.

Free on Board, Ex Works, Delivery Duty Paid.

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Chinese Injection Moulds

Plastic injection tooling in China

What Do Chinese Suppliers Mean When Opening a Mould?

By far the biggest question asked is what do Chinese suppliers mean when they say you need to open a mould, or you need to buy tooling?

Well, find out what they mean when you need to open a plastic injection tooling.

Find out what a Plastic injection Mould is and the items around it, what’s included in it and why it’s so expensive.

How to import from China to the UK

In this video, we discuss how to get stock from China, how we can calculate import duties and freight. 

Behind the Imports- Podcast with Jake Harrell

Author, continuous improvement expert, and LinkedIn meme superstar; Jake Harrell joins us on this week’s episode of Behind The Imports.

Jake talks with George about his new book ‘Chasing Excellence’. Chasing Excellence is a book that discusses continuous improvement and explains how the everyday layman can frame their problems in a way whereby you can jump immediately into solving them. If you have issues that are dragging you down Jake discusses in Chasing Excellence how to implement systems to help you out, even when you know nothing about the situation at hand. What is Behind the Imports?

Behind the imports is a podcast from for importers of e-commerce stock, we discuss how you can import stock from overseas, how you can get the stock that you want at the quality you desire, and how we use our engineering background to ensure dealings with manufacturers in China and Asia go as smoothly as possible.

How to Audit Chinese Factories for Amazon FBA and more

In this video, we discuss how to get great quality of stock from China, what you can do to ensure you robustly audit suppliers and what to ask when visiting factories in China.

Hypothesis testing for means Acceptance In Sample Batches

Lets discuss how we can use Hypothesis testing for sample acceptance of larger sample sizes based upon small batches. 

Sourcing in China: The importance of a robust RFQ for Alibaba

We discuss how to construct a robust RFQ for Alibaba. Ever wondered how companies source items robustly from Asia? Take a look at some tips and tricks on how to construct an RFQ for your stock from China. Once a product has been designed and the decision been made to source the components required for the item, then an RFQ (Request for quotation) is required. The RFQ is how you provide the initial instructions and requirements to a supplier for them to make an initial assessment on the price to manufacture your product/ products. Here we provide some small tips on the construction of the RFQ, how and why we use standards, CAD and Drawings to gain the most accurate quotation.

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