Import

Tips about import and sourcing

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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import decorative products and furniture

How to import decorative products from China or Asia

Purchases of decorative materials and furniture are, most likely, among the product categories that have grown most, thanks to the popularization of the internet.  Getting inspired by the ideas of other users, using augmented reality apps to decorate our homes, as well as the strong presence of decoration brands on social media, these are, without …

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Importing from Asia

Importing from Asia: Much More than Buying in China

In many cases, while talking about imports from Asia, we tend to automatically focus on products sourced in China, which is in itself not a surprise, since the overall number of imported items from this country is very high (in the UK, imports from China reached GBP 49 billion).  Nevertheless, the Asian continent is huge …

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