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Purchasing in China: LCL vs. FCL

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In the ever-evolving landscape of international trade, businesses face critical decisions that can significantly impact their bottom line. When it comes to purchasing in China, one such decision revolves around the choice between LCL (Less than Container Load) and FCL (Full Container Load). Let’s dive into the benefits of each...

China Direct Buying: The Most Profitable Products to Source from China

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“Made In China” goods are all around the world ranging from jeans to television sets. Historically, importers interested in China direct buying sourced mainly petroleum, textiles, and clothing. But nowadays, the export portfolio has increased to leather, travel goods, toys and games, electronics, machinery, footwear, and anything you can imagine....

Navigating Growth And Development At CPG, A Leader In China Sourcing – Exclusive Interview With Laura Dow

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Here at CPG, we're excited to announce that Laura Dow, Business Director, recently unveiled the strategies, challenges, and triumphs behind steering a company in the competitive landscape of China in an exclusive interview with Brainz Magazine. Laura Dow, a seasoned explorer with diverse passions, leads CPG's charge in helping global...

China Sourcing Office Common Challenges

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When sourcing from China, to maximize your profits, ensure predictability and reliability, and make sure your interests are protected, you need to have a good team. Many companies get a “sourcing team” either by hiring agents or independent contractors. But for some companies, this means opening their own China sourcing...

China Sourcing Services: The 5 steps to sourcing success – Part 3

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This week’s blog is the final part of a three-part series on CPG’s China Sourcing Services, which provides you, the importer, with an expert sourcing team in China (Read Part 1 and Part 2).   As discussed, implementing the China Sourcing Solution comprises the following five steps:    Step 1: Understanding the...

China Sourcing Services: The 5 steps to sourcing success – Part 2

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This week’s blog is Part 2 in a three-part series on CPG’s China sourcing services, which provides you, the importer, with what is, in effect, your own branch office and team in China. As discussed last week, implementing the China Sourcing Solution comprises the following five steps: Step 1: Understanding...

China Sourcing Services: The 5 steps to sourcing success – Part 1

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At CPG, we implement our Sourcing Solution to achieve optimal China sourcing services for you, the importer. Our solution provides your own branch office in China—full of dedicated staff and experienced specialists to execute your sourcing vision responsibly—without the management burden.  What are the steps to getting started? Implementing the...

Supply Chain Management in China: Building Resiliency

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If your supply chain management in China is delivering decent results, it is common for even the most experienced importers to feel as though they do enough to manage it. Many importers are busy CEOs focused on many other things aside from their sourcing program. A competitive supply chain requires...

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