Online shopping has become a vital part of our daily life. That’s why online shops embrace more and more business opportunities. So do the Amazon dealers.
Amazon is one of the most famous online shopping sites around the world, where you can find everything from everywhere. But for those Amazon dealers, with the increasing pressure on market competition, how to find the suitable Amazon suppliers that meet their needs becomes their priority.
To fully expressing your product idea, finding a suitable Amazon supplier that fits your product type and is open to forming a lasting work relationship is critical.
Why to Find Suitable Amazon Suppliers in China?
Since Amazon includes dealers from all over the world, why China becomes its best choice? The reason is simple. For one thing, China owns the largest market and is famed as global factory, where all your ideas on products can get fully expressed and even better. For another, it’s not that expensive to import things from China, which saves costs.
And this article is going to further show you how to find the suitable Amazon suppliers in China. The following 3 tips will help a lot.
Tip 1: Prepare a List of Potential Products
There are so many products in the existing market and will be even more in the future. What should you focus? The first thing you need to do is to make a list of potential products that you are interested in.
And things need to be made clear that you can focus on all the products. As we all known, in the market, if one specializes on all products, then he specializes on nothing and his business won’t be lasting. So you must make up your mind what products are you specializing on. Make it a branding product, which may not bring you profit at the early start but considerable bonus if you carry it on.
A product is only one single aspect of your business. Then you need to evaluate the products. After all, the product is meant to bring you profits not the otherwise. A more important thing is to provide accordance after-sale services. Make sure that your company comes up with incredible after-sale services for the products. And your further product search will lead you to focus and prioritize appropriately.
And here is an article you may find useful on how to do products analysis.
Tip 2: Search for Amazon Suppliers in China
Search for Amazon suppliers by using the following resources:
Internet is full of information. You can search whatever you want. It’s a great way to search for Amazon suppliers online. But one thing you need to pay special attention is that you need to sort useful information out of useless ones. Here are some websites that may help you find the suitable Amazon suppliers.
Alibaba: This website provides a simple platform where you can find manufacturers of various products.
Made-In-China.com: This is another Chinese websites that provides information of products manufactured in China. By comparing the price difference, you get better bargain when purchasing goods from China.
The other way to have better understanding of the products that you are interested in is to go to some relevant shows. Every product has a special show for it. You can catch up with the latest trend and deal with those suppliers face to face instead of negotiating behind the Internet, which can be more ensured.
c.Wholesale Market with Specialty
One thing needs to be special mentioned that, there are plenty of wholesale market in China which will get you dazzling. In order to give you more specific advice, we will list some of the wholesale markets with specialty in the appendix.
Tip 3: Sort out Suitable Amazon Suppliers in China
Following the tips above, I bet you must make a list of ideal suppliers in your mind. But to ensure that the suppliers you choose are suitable, you must sort them out.
As you explore various suppliers and speak with them, consider the following factors:
●Evaluate the profit those products will bring you. Make sure of the cost of the raw materials needed and other manufacturing costs. And then compare with the supplier’s proposed pricing to see if this supplier is the one you want and his pricing is fair.
As most of the manufacturers in China are in small size, you are either dealing with small suppliers or trade companies.
●Small suppliers can often provide more individualized attention, foster stronger relationships, and give you a stronger sense of prioritization.
●Trade companies can save your time and money, since they know better about the suppliers and can do all those processing for you. All you need to do is to choose the products and give your request on your order.
If you’re considering new product launches in the near future, you need to make sure that supplier’s capabilities in producing different products within time.
●How long has the manufacturer been in business?
●What do customers say about this manufacturer?
●How is the company’s overall reputation?
●Does the manufacturer keep up with the latest products and services?
●Does the company provide excellent customer service?
●How close is the supplier to the nearest sea freight port or airport?
●How close is the supplier to your desired fulfillment centers?
After all these are done, you only need to negotiate with your suitable suppliers and place orders. Isn’t it simple? Hope you find this article helpful.
Appendix： List of Wholesale Market in China
a.Yiwu International Trade City
Yiwu International Trade City is the world’s largest market of small commodities, where you can find the most complete and cheap small commodities. With years of development, there are now five districts with each one specialize on different products.
Guangzhou Baima Costume Market is the largest clothes wholesale market in Guangzhou area, matched with the best decoration and the most advanced facilities. It’s a huge building of 10 floors, covering a business area of 50,000 square meters and containing more than 2,000 clothing suppliers, most of who are local large clothing manufacturers and wholesalers from Yangtze River Delta, as well as a small batch of foreign businessmen from Hongkong, Taiwan and Korea, etc.
Guangzhou International Textile & Fabric market(China Fabrics & Accessories center), which is the largest textile wholesale market in Asia in reference to its single building area, and the one-stop sourcing place for buyers to purchase textile and accessories from home and abroad.
Many visitors confessed that the Guangzhou Baiyun World Leather Trading Center is the most recommended destination on their trips to China. It is a huge market for wholesaling and retailing almost anything you can image that is made of leather or PU material, such as handbags, purses, wallets, belts, etc.
Yiwu International Household City is a giant market complex focusing on displaying and wholesaling all kinds of furniture and home decoration items. It’s located on Xicheng Road near the Longhui Transportation Hub, and composed of three blocks next to one another. Each district is targeted at different category. With a total area of 340,000 square meters, Yiwu International Home Furniture City is regarded as one of the largest scaled, and the highest level furniture wholesale markets in China.
Oulu shoes city is a specialized shoes wholesale market. Having developed for more than 20 years, Euro becomes one of the most popular markets in Guangzhou. It’s a three-floor wholesale market in Hongji Building and covering about 10,000 square meters business area. Over hundreds of shops and stalls are focused at wholesaling PU and genuine leather shoes and boots there.
The Material City which opened in August, 2006, covered 680,000 square meters and with store areas of over 100,000 square meters, more than 3,000 shops in it and an investment of 300 million RMB. It is the largest trading center of materials in south of China concentrated wholesale, deliver, trade and upholstering. The market is divided into three trading districts, is separately Hardware, Plywood and Decorative integrated area.