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Is it better to hire a sourcing agent or third party buying office in China?

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Is it better to hire a sourcing agent or third party buying office in China to scale your importing business? I know sourcing agents can get kickbacks but I have heard of third party services receiving a flat fee to go out and find suppliers. Which do you think is best?
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  • First of all,you must know, whose interests do purchasing agent represents ? In fact ,we fully stand by customers benifit. Best china Sourcing Agent Although you learn about getting kickbacks,You can weigh the total cost of which is lower?if you feel the sourcing agent is cheaper than you buy it from factory,I think it is valueable.Hope to get your feedback.
  • Try to get the prices from both, and then work out which is cheaper. Quality control is also what you should seriously consider when you scale up.
  • before you make decision, you need to know what do you want ? if there has service or someone can help you improve your supply chain and get competitive, advantage, it deserve to pay price .kickback is not bad, service fee is too. but it depend on they can provide what you want. and you can accept that price.
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