Interested in purchasing from China? Scandic Sourcing can act as your buying office for strategic purchasing in China. We are locally established in Shanghai and can support and handle all negotiations, documentation, transactions and shipping to assist you with your China purchasing. 

Scandic Sourcing can translate all drawings and make sure they are adapted to Chinese specifications and systems, and handle any technical issue related to your designs. Scandic Sourcing will also handle all your documention related to the purchase, such as export documentation, shipping documents, invoices and VAT returns. Scandic Sourcing will conduct a supplier search to find the most suitable supplier for your purchasing needs. We will evaluate and provide a shortlist of the suppliers depending on your requests, and make recommendations.
Our Chinese and Western staff will also handle bidding, negotiations, and problem solving. We will also ensure clear communication between all parts to avoid misunderstandings. Our purchasing support includes inducing a competitive bidding process, the actual order placement, and the monitoring of all transactions.

Quality Control

Scandic Sourcing will also conduct quality controls in a scope defined by your needs to ensure the quality of your product. The quality control can be made throughout the production process, or as a pre-shipment control, and make sure the products are in compliance with standards such as ISO or RohS 2.0When the purchase is made, Scandic Sourcing can handle warehousing and logistics management for air- or ocean shipments, as well as customs clearance.

Please contact Scandic Sourcing for more information about our Procurement Services.




Case Study: Simris Alg  

Scandic Sourcing have been hired by Simris Alg, a company which makes unique supplements and foods based on growing algae. Simris Alg needs glass containers for their products. Scandic Sourcing reviewed a great number of suppliers in a business cluster for glass containers based on Simris Alg's specific needs. Scandic Sourcing visited a number of the most promising of these, and chose a supplier from a cost/service perspective. The supplier is currently making a first sample, which Scandic Sorucing will review from a quality standpoint, before mass production will initiate. Scandic Sourcing will also handle exports and freight to Sweden.


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Case Study: Metro (MTR) Europe 

Scandic Sourcing helped Metro Europe procure front shield windows to the Stockholm subway. Scandic Sourcing conducted a supplier search based on a great number of technical criteria supplied by MTR Europe. In addition to a thorough quality control of the front windshields, Scandic Sourcing also inspected the supplier's factory and production facilities. The supplier developed his facilities, adding separate rooms for welding and assembly, in correlation with Scandic Sourcing supplier development review. Read more about Supplier Development. Scandic Sourcing also handled logistics, transporting more than 500 front windshields from Shanghai to Stockholm. 

Scandic Sourcing can tailor our procurement services depending on your specific needs. Don't you have any detailed scetches? Or do you have strong technical requirements which require thorough quality control? Are you not sure how to find suppliers in China? Where do you start? Send us an email with your questions and needs, we will get back to you with suggestions and a free analysis of your situation.