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Shipment Packaging – What you need to know!


Shipment Packaging – What you need to know! As briefly mentioned in our previous blog, packaging is a very important factor to consider when shipping goods. This is because the different types of shipment packaging will affect the size, weight and fragility of your goods; however wooden packaging is by...

4 Tips for Sourcing Toys from China


Every time when you look at a toy, you will probably see the “Made in China” inscription. Indeed, a lot of well-known brands such as Disney World, Mattel, Lego, and McDonald’s are sourcing toys from China. In fact, 80 percent of the merchandise sold worldwide is produced there. That is...

The Advantages of LCL versus FCL When Shipping


LCL, or Less than Container Load, is a shipping service offered by many freight companies as a way of saving money and being more efficient. There are many advantages of LCL but is it really the best choice for you? Let’s look at the key issues when considering using LCL...

The 10 Largest Ports in China


The 10 Largest Ports in China The largest ports in China have grown with China’s exports over the past few decades, with the 10 largest ports in China now among the biggest in the world. Of the world’s 50 biggest ports, China now boasts 12 of them and 5 of...

First impression: Chinese foot massage


I had already spent a few days in Beijing before getting my first approach to Chinese medicine. It happened when I was walking through Wangfujin’s cold winter street with a friend who has been living for six years in this country. After an exhausting shopping afternoon, he told me: “Let’s...

ECE Certification


ECE Certification History of ECE Certification The regulations of United Nations Economic Commission of Europe (commonly referred to as ECE) have been a standardization method in Europe since the 1950s. With globalization, more countries have adopted these regulations because of the increased awareness of the benefits of unified regulations. Initially, Europe,...

Sourcing Tires from China


Sourcing Tires from China The tire industry in China has seen incredible opportunity and expansion in the last few years and has emerged globally as the largest manufacturer, exporter, and consumer of tires. Chinese domestic demand for automobiles can be attributed for the lion share of the success of the...

Increase of Women in Chinese Business


The phrase “The moon reflects the sunlight”, refers to women as subordinate to men. Symbolically, man is placed with the sun and women with the moon.  As an ethnically Asian Woman, I am aware of the harsh realities of life. Male dominance in business is still prevalent in countries like...


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