Asking Chinese suppliers for quotations
Category: Blog; Updated: 2018-07-11 14:20:59; Views: 334
We started offering supplier qualification services a few months back. One of the steps we go through is sending requests for quotations (RFQ) to Chinese suppliers.
The trick is to avoid sending too much information at once, or many potential suppliers will not read the message entirely. Some important considerations, such as the validity of the quotation or the factory profile, can be asked in a second step, after a candidate has invested some time in giving a quotation.
Here is the format of our RFQs:
1. In the first message to the supplier:
A few words about the customer:
(Name, country, wholesaler/retailer, website url, in business since