Sourcing products from China can be hard. So let the experts do their jobs. Importing from China, we make it easy for you.
From sourcing suppliers and quality control to warehousing and shipping arrangement, our services have covered them all. Our tailor-made solution cater to the needs of each of our clients and therefore truly deliver a hustle-free procurement experience from China.
With the help of our experienced sourcing specialists and manufacturing consultants, we will provide a comprehensive proposal to our client’s project after a careful evaluation by collecting the project details via either virtual meeting or phone calls with our clients.
With years of experience working in the manufacturing industry, we have build a large network of factories with a wide range of different industries for your convenience. We will be able to identify the optimal candidate for your project given your budget and goal.
We have all mastered the art of negotiation and Chinese culture. These skills will come in handy when you working with us dealing with Chinese suppliers. We are always able to get few pieces(smaller MOQ) and better unit price(cheaper quote) on our client’s behalf to fit their budget requirement of the project.
When working with a supplier overseas it’s critical to ensure the specifications you’ve agreed upon are in fact met, having the services of quality control and on-site inspection from our end gives you the peace of mind that your order has been filled successfully before it is dispatched. We are your eyes in China working on your side to protect your business interests in the supply chain.
Whether you are looking for a single place to consolidate your products from various suppliers from different parts of the country, or you are looking for dispatch center of your E-commerce which sells made-in China products to the global market, our modern and secure warehouse facilities provide the best solutions for you.
As the final part of our all-inclusive procurement services, we will arrange the container loading, freight forwarding and customs clearance at an affordable and competitive rate. This is to bridge the last-mile gap and have all your products securely deliver to your door in time.
Some Suppliers from China use fake credentials. They believe in taking advantages of others through conducting dishonest business. The only intention from them is to take your money and disappear.
This is the most common issues when dealing with Chinese suppliers. Some of them don’t have English-speaking employees in house. It is also very common for them to be very slow in responding your inquiry during the production.
There are lots of times when the manufactured product fails to meet the requirement in terms of quality and lead time. There can be various reasons that the manufacturer makes mistakes in the design and production. It’ also very common for them not to deliver products on time.
It’s of the manufacturer’s interests to have higher Minimum Order Quantity(MOQ) and unit price. It’s quite common that the factory are asking for a MOQ much higher than your production plan or their quote on each unit has far exceeded your budget.
We will physically audit the prospective suppliers and provide also a comprehensive business report regarding their business license, business scope, years of operation, credit report and annual revenue.
Our services is customer-centered and we believe in effective communication being the key to success in manufacturing. All of our staffs are bilingual and we will coordinate with the suppliers on your behalf.
It’s very essential to have someone on the ground in China to monitor the production and consolidate your order. From raw materials procurement, production schedule monitoring, quality control to final inspections, our job is to ensure the final delivery meeting our customer’s requirement in quality and time.
Our Local Chinese staffs have all mastered the art of negotiating with suppliers given our knowledge of different industries and understanding of the Chinese culture. You can rely on us always for better price and fewer units when it comes to mass production.
To help you getting familiar with the manufacturing process in China and our services, please review the flowchart below as it demonstrates our standard protocol of practices when it comes to procurement for our customers. Please also be reminded that there isn’t a single formula that can apply to every scenario as we understand each project has its distinct nature and therefore has to be customized. And that’s the core values that we hold when serving our customers.
In this step, we have already received the inquiry from our client. We will arrange a virtual meeting or a phone call to understand the details of the projects, including product specifications, project budget, lead time, and etc. With a clear understanding of our client’s goal, we will assess the project and analyze the feasibility. At the end we will work out the details and propose a optimal solution from our end.
Based on the goal of our client’s project, we will start to source prospective suppliers. In this step we will normally choose 3-5 merit-based candidates, and we will guide our clients to decide together the final candidate given their offers and credentials. Once determined our supplier for the project, we will schedule a factory audit upon request. During the factory audit, we will negotiate with the supplier on our client’s behalf to meet budget requirement and prepare samples, or develop a prototype (for ODM projects) for our client’s reference.
Once the sample/prototype is approved, we will jump right into production. During the production, our professional quality engineers and inspectors exercise due diligence according to ISO 9000 standards for quality control throughout the entire process. We offer an on-site product inspection performed on a regular basis and you will receive weekly reports regarding quality and completion status, putting you in control of the entire process. All the actual status of non-conformance will be reported and related corrective actions for improvements be suggested.
During In-process quality Inspection associated with our project monitoring, our experienced quality engineers will check the complete production process step by step, including the process set up, key components and materials, working instructions and semi-products as well as the completed products. Our inspectors will scrutinize the factory, enforcing your specifications, selecting units at random for inspection and identifying and eliminating defects. This In-process quality inspection can help identify problems as they arise during the production process, thus allowing corrective action to be taken at an early stage so that to avoid the last minute delays during final pre-shipment inspection.
We will arrange a final pre-shipment when 80% of the goods ordered are export packed, or in a urgent case approved by our customer, when merchandise is fully produced, packed and in all respects ready for shipment. We use the standard internationally recognized ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 (ISO 2859-1) statistical sampling procedure. These comprehensive criteria cover: functionality, performance, durability, overall appearance, and dimension. Inspection certificates are issued if stipulated in the letter of credit.When working with a supplier overseas it’s critical to ensure the specifications you’ve agreed upon are in fact met, having pre-shipment inspection from our end gives you the peace of mind that your order has been filled successfully before it is dispatched.
During a Container Loading Check, our well-trained inspectors will select boxes at random to confirm each carton bears the quantity of product ordered, the quality matches the specifications and/or approved sample provided by you, and that all packaging material contains the correct barcodes, labeling, and packing materials. The entire container loading process is strictly supervised; ensuring all product paid for makes it on the truck. This can make sure that the outer products packaging and containers are in good condition, the products being loaded are the right ones with comparing with the purchase order and without mixing with other products packages, the actually products quantity being loaded, and so on.
With over a decade of experience in the industry, China Sourcelink has truly been a leading China sourcing agent in all aspects. We help small-to-medium sized business owners, CEO of large international corporations, entrepreneurs , and engineering companies or brand owners creating prototypes and manufacturing their products in China.
We have a great deal of experience in manufacturing and product sourcing. We have our own manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen China, which is considered as the hardware silicon valley of the world. For electronic projects, we have our own R&D team and we handle all the designs and production 100% in house.
Partnered with over 100 factories and with a network over 1000 factories all over China, we have the privilege to expand our industry scope to furniture and construction materials, solar energy, industrial machinery, fabrics and textiles, fashion and apparel, lighting and LED, injection molding and tools with applications to food and beverage packaging, cosmetic products, E-cigarette, CBD and Cannabis, and medical packaging and more.
In addition to our team in China, we have also a base in Los Angeles California which gives to those who are in North America perfect support. We help companies with their sourcing, manufacturing, procurement, measuring strategies, product development and product supply chain of their products, subassemblies or components. Our proven process ensures a quality product at the best price, delivered in a timely manner and with reduced risk to you and your assets.
China Sourcelink is a leading supply chain solution provider that has base both in United States and China. We offer premium services in contract manufacturing, rapid prototyping, product design, product sourcing, quality control, and freight forwarding services for US companies that is planning to outsource manufacturing to China.
We are able to provide complete and tailor-made supply chain solutions for a wide range of industries, such as electronics and computers, hardware and tools, automotive, lighting equipment, building and construction material, machinery, textile and apparel, toys and consumer goods, packaging and more.
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177 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105, United States
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Sunday: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
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