Our procedures for products sourcing

Steps of UK products sourcing & supply to the Global Buyers

ABM UK does the following jobs to provide a complete procurement service to the overseas buyer.

  • Receive product inquiry
  • Sourcing the product
  • Vetting of factories
  • Production samples, both initial and pre-production
  • Placement of orders
  • Ensuring payment: Letter of Credit, TT, Bank Transfer, Cash, Paypal etc.
  • Check product quality
  • Logistic support- delivery by Air, Sea, Courier, or Post etc.

We have simple but direct work procedures.

First Stage A: Buyer’s query: Products details

Once we receive the buyer’s query, we locate the best prospective manufacturer or distributor. The following information required for avoiding unwanted delay.

– The product name, Bar Code if known
– Description or specifications of the product
– Quantity & Target price (if they have)
– Product photo/sketch/a sample if possible

Our product sourcing services are totally custom-made and cost-effective

First Stage B: The initial report on product sourcing

An initial report is generated that may include

– Name of products
– Specifications
– Product standard
– Price of the Product
– A short note on seller

Second stage: Product Sampling

The seller may provide a product sample subject to make payment of sample & other costs

Third stage: Business Intelligence

Carry out a careful intense review of both buyer & sellers business capabilities:

– General business conduct
– Credit history
– Association involvement
– Factory production capacity
– Management ability
– Quality assurance procedure
– General pricing policy,
– Product development capability,
– Operational ethical standards

At this stage, we offer the following services for buyers’ convenience.

UK visit arrangement for the buyer
– Meetings with the seller
Flight ticket, Local transport (Taxi, Train etc)
Accommodation and food arrangement
– Translator arrangement if needed

Fourth Stage: Placing a product order

Once Buyer is satisfied and happy, we issue a written purchase order with all terms & conditions.

Fifth Stage: Order execution & completion

The buyer will get a unique Clients ID. It is useful to know the order status every time online.  The jobs involve

– Product roadmap
– Assign a responsible person
– Quality monitor
– Tracking of every stage and progress to meet the delivery deadline
– Finally quality check, quantity
– Follow up transportation and logistics

Our Services and fee page tells you more about our services and fees.

5R: Right products to Right buyers from Right suppliers in Right time with Right professional approach

We customise our job procedures based on our customers’ job nature. Please contact us with no hesitation for any concern.

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