Many Importers from China face this problem: They would like to order a sample from a manufacturer in China. The sample is often free of charge. But for sending the samples overseas the manufacturer asks for a fee of US $ 50 or more to cover the express shipping costs.
As a strategic buyer however, you often order samples from various suppliers in order to check the workmanship and compare similar offers.
Quickly, several hundreds of US dollars for express fees for sample sending pile up. Not very efficient!
To address this problem we have created our sample collection and consolidation service in China back in 2001.
By combining different smaller sample parcels into ONE larger sending, your sample shipments from China can be bundled save a lot in sample shipping cost.
How does our Sample Collection and Consolidation Service in China work?
You order samples from your suppliers in China as you always do. Then you ask your suppliers to send those samples to our office in Shanghai. Domestic express fees are very low.
After we receive your samples, we will store them free of charge and efficiently re-pack them into another larger box. We make sure that your samples are safely packed! Then we provide you with several quotes of Express companies to your destination, such as DHL, UPS, TNT, etc.). You choose the quote that best suits your needs and we dispatch your sample shipment.
Our sample collection and consolidation service in China has proven to be a very valuable service for many buyers over they years. Our customers save time and money and this goes far beyond the cost savings for an initial sample order.
Professional importers will receive many different types of samples from China
While a new product may still be in the evaluation phase, another project may have an approval sample ready for dispatch. Another order may already have been completed and you might urgently need some salesman samples, samples for product photography or some quality samples for a product inspection prior to shipping (PSI).
Another customer might discover interesting products on the Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao and ask us to order some products for them and add them to their current sample shipment.
With our sample collection and consolidation service in China, you save on costs across the entire value chain and different orders.
Our sample service also works the other way round: You can also send samples to China, which in turn we break up and distribute to different manufacturers. You could also order samples from one supplier in China and ask us to send them to another without disclosing where you are sending them to.
Additionally we offer the service of taking pictures of your samples immediately after they arrive our office in Shanghai.
Take advantage of our sample collection and consolidation service in China !
Whether your samples are pre-production samples (PP samples), approval samples or shipment samples from your factories, or reference and evaluation samples for your suppliers.
We are at your disposal as a professional service provider under German management in Shanghai!
Contact us today for details on pricing and service options on below form!
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