Import

Tips about import and sourcing

product data sheet

The product data sheet, a key document for production

The importance of describing a product well is fundamental. This is something that marketers are well aware of, as a large part of sales depend on the definition of an item. However, in imports, the description of an item is important long before manufacturing begins, and therefore the product data sheet is considered a key …

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EORI, the absolutely necessary number for imports

EORI, the absolutely necessary number for imports (and exports)

Are you thinking of importing products from China or other Asian countries for the first time and have been told that you need an EORI number? We tell you all about this requirement that is needed for both international purchases and sales! The EORI is the Economic Operator Registration and Identification Number (EORI). It is …

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moq

What is the MOQ in international trade and why is it important?

If your company is involved in the import of products or you are at least thinking about doing so, the term ‘MOQ’ might sound familiar. Let’s see what it refers to and why it is important in international trade operations. MOQ is the acronym for Minimum Order Quantity and it is directly related to the …

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RoHS Certification

RoHS Certification: what to take into account when importing electronics?

Companies that regularly import electronics from China or other Asian countries are very well aware of the relevance of any applicable quality standards.  Nevertheless, the difficulties when importing these items go beyond this hurdle, because this particular product category requires them to have the corresponding RoHS Certification in order to be sold in Europe. The …

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supply chain logistics

Logistics and supply chain: the same thing or… very different?

Logistics and supply chain are two concepts that often lead to confusion.  As purchasing consultants, our job is not only to manage sourcing processes, but also to help and assist our customers, which is why in this post we will focus on the differences between logistics and supply chain. Before getting into the details of …

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