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Trade & supply chain management services for Greater China.

Successfully source from or sell to China with Acclime’s local expertise.

Trade & supply chain management services for Greater China

Outsource your China trade operations & sourcing.

China’s market potential is immense but hard to harness. B2B and B2C companies can unlock profitability in the region by leveraging our local trade and supply chain resources. Whether you need sales and distribution, sourcing, merchandising, or purchasing, our end-to-end services are designed to meet your needs at each stage of your China business.

Regional resources

Connect with our regional network of reliable partners and service providers, including e-commerce partners, warehousing and logistics experts, import agents, and customs consultants.

Multi-industry expertise

Through our extensive client work, we have accumulated deep know-how in clusters as diverse as medical devices, F&B, machinery parts, toys, furniture, DIY products, and sporting goods.

Digitally-driven efficiency

ERP, CRM, and other software solutions optimise your supply chain management by streamlining communication, structuring workflow, automating processes, and improving data quality.

A lack of local expertise is no barrier to pursuing opportunities in China.

Whether you’re sourcing from or selling to Greater China, running an efficient local supply chain requires on-site presence and on-time action. Acclime’s cross-location China team acts on your behalf to plan and execute your sourcing and distribution operations when you lack the local resources.

Your team will include highly specialised import/export consultants, project managers, merchandisers, and logistics and documentation specialists who guarantee a timely and hassle-free journey for your products.

Import, sales and distribution services

Trade operations management & sourcing services.

Selling to China.

  • Advice on distribution structure and online/offline S&D channels 
  • Product registration support – CCC, CFDA 
  • Customs advisory for China import regulations, special trade zones, duty optimisation, product labels and certificates 
  • Import operations: customs clearance, local deliveries, billing, specialized imports  
  • Order and inventory management 
  • Customer/distributor services 

Merchandising services.

  • Managing product development projects from product concept and design rendering, to prototyping, sampling, and mass production 
  • Ensuring vendors compliance with importing country regulations (CE, REACH, BSCI, FSC) 
  • Executing factory audits 
  • Coordinating inspection and product testing to meet regulations in individual markets 

Sourcing from China.

  • Supporting client strategies via product scouting 
  • Feasibility assessments for sourcing project  
  • Researching and qualifying new vendors according to the client’s requirements  
  • Organising buying trips and trade fairs visits 

Purchasing operations.

  • OTC (order-to-cash) operations: order management, credit control, schedule monitoring, logistics coordination, invoicing, payment and collection 
  • Vendor collaboration to optimise costs, reduce lead time, improve quality, and ensure reliability
  • SOPs and system requirements for EU and North American buyers
  • Trade finance handling – L/C, D/P, D/A, factoring solutions
  • Value-add services –warehousing, shipment consolidation, vendor due diligence, scorecards, and contract reviews
Tecnology-enabled professional services

Streamline your operations with customised trade and supply chain technology solutions.

Your trade activities will be supported by our unique enterprise resource planning (ERP) digital capabilities. Enterprise solutions integrates your entire order-to-cash process – sales, purchasing, inventory, logistics, invoicing, and payment – into a single online platform giving you full visibility and control over the workflows we manage. Customisation allows you to dictate the design of the platform according to the requirements of your headquarters and local subsidiaries.

The enterprise solutions platform connects to a range of external systems, and our in-house application team is experienced at developing interfaces with SAP, Dynamics NAV, Dynamics AX, Web-based ordering systems, 3PL, and cloud-based systems. The end result for your operations are increased speed and enhanced collaboration among different parties involved in the supply chain.

Ready to get started?

Discover how we can provide tech-enabled solutions to your trade & supply needs in Greater China.

Not sure where to begin?

Schedule a free 30-minute discovery call to discuss setting up and managing your company in Asia.

Hugh Darwell, Regional Business Development