At a Glance
How it Works
Many companies are daunted by the idea of importing from China.
MMS NI offer a one stop solution which offers our customers significant cost savings without all the associated hassle and worry.
Our experienced team look after everything from sourcing, quality control, shipping, customs and delivery.
We will quote you a delivered price for your product which can even include us storing volume for you to call off on a periodic basis.
Below outlines in brief how the process works.
Meet with the customer to discuss their requirements and gain information on the products
Get drawings or accurate description of the products
Find out all information on licencing, certificates, testing and specifications pertaining to the products
Find out annual volumes, delivery requirements, storage requirements, packaging etc.
Supplier Sourcing, Evaluation & Quotation
Check if we have any current suppliers who can supply the product
Seek other suitable suppliers
Evaluate suppliers competency, quality, experience & history
Get quotations for product
Check quotations against customer's target
Check specification of the product quoted against predefined parameters
Visit factory to inspect procedures
Once the customer is happy with the quotation we then arrange for samples to be made
Depending on the product, a range of tests can be carried out. These can be dimensional, material, fire resistance, load bearing etc.
The validity of any certificates are also varified
Once MMS NI are happy with the samples they are delivered to the customer for inspection
Place Volume Order
Confirm with the customer that they are happy with the product sample
Agree initial order with customer based on annual quantities (Better pricing can be secured based on larger volumes - *See Storage & Delivery)
Place initial order with supplier
Inform customer of delivery date
Schedule run rate for future orders with customer & supplier based on customer forecasts
Shipping & Logistics
MMS NI arrange to get your products packed and delivered to port in China
If your order is less than a full container we will add it to one of our containers to consolidate the order
Your container is loaded onto the vessel for shipping to our warehouse
We take care of all customs clearance and duties etc
Your goods arrive at our warehouse
Storage & Delivery
We will store your goods at our warehouse until you are ready to receive delivery
In order to avail of better pricing, MMS can order in extra stock (On a forecast basis) for our customers to call off periodically
We deliver your goods in one of our fleet of vehicles in one job lot or on a weekly, monthly schedule