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Sourcing Agents in China – Why Hire Them?

Chinese manufacturing companies are popular worldwide for their efficiency in reducing production costs by almost 25% to 50%. However, international buyers usually need to hire sourcing agents in China when they work with Chinese manufacturing companies. It is not mandatory under law, but it is recommended. Here are some of benefits when you have the right sourcing agent working on your behalf.

Minimizing Cost and Tme

  • They offer wholesome support so that you can save costs and time. Imagine traveling through the whole China to find the right supplier. Not only will the traveling costs be expensive, you would also not be aware of the local language and the work culture. In this case, you might become an easy prey to scrupulous people who want to earn quick money. Other than this, you would need a local guide to visit various cities and industrialized zones to search the right manufacturing unit. All this is time-consuming and costly as well as risky.
  • Local sourcing agents in China would not only have first-hand knowledge about manufacturers, suppliers and industry specific work environments, they would also have an eye for the most viable quotations and production capabilities.

One-Stop Solutions

  • Sourcing agents in China are reputed to offer one-stop solutions to their buyer counterparts. In this way, they end up acting as your local representative in the country. And with proper working relations, their entire work will be focussed to bring to the table, the most lucrative offers, the best quality products, the best manufacturing units and the best quality raw materials for your production job.

Efficient Communication

  • The outsourcing agents will ensure that the communication between your in-house units and that of the supplier is clear for they will, on your behalf communicate with the supplier in the local language and revert back to you in professional English language.

Final Quality Inspections

  • The outsourcing agents will audit the factory site on a regular basis. And they will have quality inspections done to ensure that the production process is foolproof.