A: Low initial investment, high quality and
a typical savings of 40% to 60%.
Q: How long
should a quotation take?
A: Depending on whether the
product is quoted from a drawing or a sample, the length of
time for the quotation is approximately two weeks. If we
are simply meeting a requirement for a standard part, quoting
can sometimes happen within 7 days.
Q: Do I need
a large order to make sourcing financially viable?
The size of the order and the production method required will
what size order will be cost effective. Since tooling costs
vary(if required) with each process and will affect the
per-unit cost, a precise cost analysis for a specific part can
only be obtained by requesting an actual
Q: What can
I expect for delivery time?
A: Again this depends on
the type of manufacturing and the tooling involved(if any),
and the shipping method. Once product
samples are approved, the product should be ready to ship
in 4 to 5 weeks. Ocean freight typically takes 4-5
weeks to arrive.
costs are involved?
A: Contracts are decided on
the FOB point. The FOB price includes manufacturing
and fees in the country of the manufacturer plus freight (air
or sea) to the port of your choice. Other charges would
include services of a custom broker, broker fees, custom and
bond fees, document destination charges at the port, and
freight charges from the port to your location of choice.