When your line of work requires you to deal in the world of international trade, things don’t have to get complicated. It isn’t necessary to hire another employee, develop a new department, or try to figure out the intricacies of overseas importing all on your own.
Depending on an experienced import management company to dot the i’s and cross the t’s for you when it comes to importing the goods you need to get your business going or keep it running smoothly is one of the wisest choices you can make for your enterprise. And it’s one of the best ways to avoid making costly errors in international trade.
Subcontract Your International Trade
Unfortunately, too many business people attempt to manage their own international trade dealings alone in an effort to save cash, take some shortcuts, and get what seem like the best deals; but the numbers of success stories in these situations are few and far between. More often than not, people who go it alone in international trade end up: paying more than they should, swindled, stuck with second-rate materials, or never actually receive the goods they ordered.
When executives or entrepreneurs enlist the services of an import management company, they are, in a sense, establishing a subcontracted international trade management division. And they get all the benefits without the additional expenses that accompany the hiring of a typical employee.
Focus Your Business Acumen
There is no shame in being a businessperson who is inexperienced in the area of international trade. It’s an incredibly dense field to conquer, which is why there are so many potential pitfalls for the inexperienced and unaware.
Retaining the expertise of an import manager or global sourcing company means you are getting professional management in offshore factory due diligence, product design, development, prototyping, and relationships with offshore factories. In essence, an import management company is a “one stop shop” that takes care of the product you want imported while also managing the details of freight, Customs, duties, taxes, and local delivery, all while calculating the cost of the goods so that you know the landed cost of each item.
Do what you do best and allow Walker World Trade to do what we do best. When you don’t use our services, it costs you nothing – we work on demand and to keep up with your business demands. With over 75 years of experience, we have forged solid relationships with reputable manufacturers from China, Asia, and Europe. We source and import quality, price-competitive products for clients in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and public service industries.
Contact the import and export experts at Walker World Trade to discuss your international importation needs.