Although China has the reputation of producing quality products at an incredibly low cost, but not all factories are quality proof and some produce substandard products beat the competitive pricing. Thus when sourcing suppliers in China it is important that you have a trusted China buying agent who will guide you every step of the way, and help you only source high-quality products in China! Here are three reasons why ODM should be your trusted China buying office!
3 Reasons Why ODM is Your Preferred China Buying Agent
Offices in Asia
ODM has offices in China, Hong Kong, and Vietnam, with the former being ODM’s main regional office in Asia. This means that we are on the ground constantly checking that factories are manufacturing at the highest level, and know all about the latest promo product trends. When given a project, all branches work together to help fulfill your requirements. With many people working on the case, we collectively ensure all demands are met. Employees from our main Chinese branch also frequent the other branches to ensure all staff are accountable for the work done.
When the MOQ in China is high, we also conduct sourcing in Vietnam to find suitable options. We also visit Vietnam trade fairs to ensure we’re up to date with the latest trends. As such, frequent visits are held between these branches to discuss ways to reduce production costs. There is a gap of one hour between both time zones, but with both countries being just a two hours flight away, it is extremely easy for our employees in the Chinese office to frequent the office in Ho Chi Minh. Here is a short video showing how easy it truly is.
Despite ODM being a product development house in the promotional products industry, we have in-house product designers working with ODM’s staff. This allows our team to easily translate their innovations ideas to materials in a jiffy. From large items such as POS displays to tiny paper art promo gifts, we have both pos display designers and paper art designers ready to lend a hand. Having a in house design team allows us to have faster design turnaround, thus more time to buffer just in case there are production delays.
Tighter Control on Quality Control
Having people on the ground not only means you are closer to the factories but allows you to have tighter control over factories. Our employees frequently conduct quality control of all products procured or customised. We make sure all products are up to requirements with the right customisation. This is incredibly important as this ensures you won’t incur unnecessary cost due to poor goods.
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Extensive Mix of Staff
ODM’s mix of Asian and European staff means that we understand the needs and cultures of both the east and west, to out bring the best of both worlds! Having a multilingual staff means that communication errors with clients and factories are kept to the minimum. Thus, we are able to efficiently rake out every detail clearly without any risk of information being lost in translation. Being able to understand different cultures means that we know you’re needs and priorities even before you tell them to us.
Having outsourced your procurement to your China Buying Agent, this allows you to spend more time and resource on developing your sales and solely focus on marketing. This can prove well in the long run as you will be able to specialise what you are doing instead of getting caught all over the place.
How Can ODM Help?
Looking for POS display units or Custom Retail Packaging for your products to boost sales? Fortunately, the ODM team can help you come up with inventive and unique product design and packaging. We have an extensive design team who have vast experience in designing brand packaging designs for your business. Not sure what you’re looking for? We also provide product brainstorming sessions and quality control services. Contact our team today to learn more about how we can help you grow your business through the use of effective corporate promotional products!
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