As our sourcing blog gets more and more content, it’s harder to find what you want. We’ve listed some of the most popular and useful posts below (based on client feedback).
You may want to start by finding out why you might want to use an agency like Hornet.
Another way to understand what we do for our clients is to read A Day in the Life of a Project Manager.
Every so often, we’ll post on our Sourcing Blog about a specific industry where we’ve done a lot of work. But we’re not limited to these sectors – we source all kinds of things! If you can’t see your industry in the list, check out the range of products we’ve sourced here.
We also have an information page about importing clothing from China which may help some visitors.
Plus, our Manufacturing Map of China shows which regions and provinces specialise in specific product types.
Beginner’s Guide to Shipping Part One – Shipping Methods It’s not just air freight versus sea freight. What about FCL and LCL? Drop shipping? Our guide to your shipping options
Beginner’s Guide to Shipping Part Two – Shipping Terms Make sure you compare like with like when looking at quotations. And don’t get caught out by unexpected shipping costs!
Product Sourcing and Custom Manufacturing
Ensuring Product Quality – 5 steps to help you get what you want
The Sampling Process – how we do it and why it matters
Common Mistakes in Sourcing from China – some practical tips from real life
Intellectual Property Basics – patents, trademarks and contractual considerations for doing business with China