China Sourcing Agent

China sourcing agents bridge the gap between foreign buyers and Chinese suppliers. They know the ins and outs of the Chinese market and can help you navigate the often complex process of sourcing products from China. UCT (Asia) is one such company and below are some articles to help shine some light on the topic.

what does a sourcing agency do

What does a Sourcing Agency do?

What does a sourcing agent do? A sourcing agent is an individual or agency that represents a certain buyer in the sourcing of commodities and products that would otherwise be out of the buyer’s scope. Sourcing agents are typically required when it comes to international trade – particularly in new markets where the buyer has […]

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what makes a good sourcing agent

What makes a good sourcing agent?

In today’s international market there is a large number of organizations that rely heavily on sourcing operations in order to reduce their overall production costs and up the quality and consistency of their end-products. Not only this, but it helps firms to lower the costs involved with production and their services, thus attracting even more […]

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What Is Corporate Sourcing?

What is corporate sourcing? In the world of sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management, there are many different terms thrown around and so it can be quite difficult to navigate – particularly for those who are completely new to the industry. In this article, we’re going to focus specifically on corporate sourcing, what it involves, […]

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Sourcing Agent in China – Cut Costs for Revenue Growth

A common misconception that many business owners are now realising is that “low wage” doesn’t necessarily result in “low skill”. As such, there are many people who are leveraging partnerships with overseas manufacturers and suppliers like China. This resulted in an attractive blend of lower costs, high-quality capabilities, investor-friendly policies, and a larger market. That […]

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Supplier relationship management and how a sourcing agent can help

Maintaining solid supplier relationships is crucial to your business’s continued success. In this article, we’re going to go into more depth regarding supplier relationship management, and how hiring a sourcing agent to assist you with these requirements can be of great benefit to your business. Here’s everything you need to know… What is supplier relationship […]

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Product Sourcing Agents – The What, The Who & The How

Product Sourcing Agents – The What, The Who & The How

When it comes to starting a new business there are a million and one things that you need to think about. One such thing is finding all of the primary resources your business requires to operate; which is one of the first and most crucial steps of all. The manufacturer that you settle on – […]

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What’s the difference between Direct and Indirect Procurement?

In the world of sourcing, procurement, and logistics there is a multitude of different abbreviations and terminology being thrown about – so it’s no wonder why many people who are new to the industry end up feeling a little lost and overwhelmed. For example, what’s the difference between direct and indirect procurement? Is there an […]

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Why you should be sourcing internationally and in particular in Asia

As you begin to grow and expand your business, discovering new and innovative ways to cut costs and improve the quality of your organization’s processes becomes an essentiality. If you are to grow beyond a certain point and begin out-performing many of your competitors, it may be worth looking beyond sourcing domestically and venturing further […]

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Understanding the procurement process

The promotional products industry in Asia is big, and it’s not going anywhere. As promotional products become more popular, the promotional product industry will continue to grow. But with growth comes problems. Namely, how do you get noticed? How do you get your promotional products into the hands of people who might want them? And […]

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Benefits of Sourcing Promotional Items from China

The Right sourcing agent for your company’s needs Expanding your customer base with promotional items is a great way to get ahead of the competition and gain customers’ loyalty in the long run. It is actually a way of advertising or, better still, a goodwill gesture to show you appreciate your customers. Some businesses have […]

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