How to Establish a Distribution Center in China?

About half billion people buy things online in China, people spend billions of money on purchasing imported foodstuff, skin care products, furnishings and clothes online. Since it is such a huge market, a lot of overseas brands opened their flagship store on Tmall (an online shopping mall of Alibaba group) and sell their products in China. For the e-commerce sellers who targeted the Chinese market,  getting a fulfillment partner and build a distribution center in China is very essential. As an experienced full-service order fulfillment company, ChinaDivision can help the global e-commerce sellers build a distribution center in China and expand their online business to a larger market.

 

security system in ChinaDivision warehouse

(The security system in ChinaDivision warehouse)

 

The third-party fulfillment provider which is capable to perform as a distribution center in China has to contain these:

 

Cost-effective warehousing service. Warehousing fee is a big part of the budget of running a distribution center, since you need to stock a lot of goods in it. The storage cost have to be taken into account. But cost-effective doesn’t mean cheap, the warehouse has to be secure as well, especially when the products you sell is far in China. ChinaDivision provides 90 days free warehousing service and all the insurance are covered. No matter the lost/damage caused by force majeure, manual handling or shipping, the customers can get compensation.

 

Customized packing. With the help of multiple package suppliers and customized packing service, you can ship the unpacked products in bulk and pack them in the distribution center in China, which will save you a lot of logistics fee. What’s more, ChinaDivision can also put user manual, product introduction, other promotional inserts in the packages. Well-designed product packages can help you build brand awareness among Chinese consumers.

 

Good at handling sensitive products. The most popular overseas products on Chinese e-commerce platforms are normally food or makeups, which are regarded as sensitive products by customs and express companies. According to Chinese custom policies, there are some restrictions about importing goods which contain liquid, powder, paste or cooked food, you have to provide some documentary evidence before selling them in China. In this case, choosing a fulfillment partner who is good at handling sensitive products are very important. With the experiences of B2C business, ChinaDivision has incomparable strength in this area.

 

Tech oriented inventory management. Distribution centers have to deal with very complicated inventory management operations, such as receiving, returning, refund, future shipping, etc. With so many goods shipping in and out, modern technology can be very helpful. ChinaDivision receives about 100 cubic meters of stocks and delivers more than 2000 packages every day in as an advanced order fulfillment center, bar code and inventory management software are used to make all the goods be processed properly and efficiently. Customers can register a ChinaDivision account and manage the inventory easily in the user center, once a new batch of goods arrived ChinaDivision warehouse, in another word, your distribution center in China, product quantities and details will be checked and verified against the provided data. You can see the changed status as soon as the goods are processed.

ChinaDivision Warehouse Fulfillment Service

Recently, warehouse of ChinaDivision in Shenzhen China are bracing for a flood of new inventories from clients around the world. Staff in the warehouse are busy handling these products, checking and verifying packages data before putting them on the shelves in a systematic way.

ChinaDivision warehouse

All packages are processed properly and efficiently

 

“ChinaDivision receives about 100 cubic meters of stocks and delivers more than 2000 packages every day in our order fulfillment center, ” says Michael, Head of Order Fulfillment at ChinaDivision. “ We really appreciate our clients’ trust and are committed to saving their time and money by offering 30 days FREE warehousing, high-touch service and first-rate technology as a China-based shipping and order fulfillment provider.”

scan barcode technology

scan barcode

(Wide utilization of barcode technology)

 

How It Works?

Flow chart of ChinaDivision warehouse fulfillment service Part I

(Flow chart of ChinaDivision warehouse fulfillment service Part I)

 

The user interface of ChinaDivision’s WMS (Warehouse Management System) is accessible and user-friendly. Clients register in the system, send goods to the warehouse and ChinaDivision will take care of the rest. Once inventories are received from their Chinese suppliers, product quantities together with details are checked and verified against the provided data to make sure products are received as prescribed. Clients will be notified as soon as any discrepancies occur. After quality testing, products will be stored in an organized, proper and well-marked manner. ChinaDivision also provides access to real-time inventory management, order management and online billing, saving clients’ time and money.

Flow chart of ChinaDivision warehouse fulfillment Part II

(Flow chart of ChinaDivision warehouse fulfillment Part II)

 

The order management software of ChinaDivision allows integration with different shopping carts, thus orders can be processed by ChinaDivision automatically and promptly. Packers in the warehouse are trained to pack orders into the smallest box or package while making sure there’ s adequate protection. This helps to cut down on the dimensional weight of the package, ultimately saving clients’ money. Prior to shipping orders, addresses are verified to avoid mistakes and reduce returns. Finally, with discounted last mile shipping, customers worldwide receive orders, safe and rapidly.

pick and pack - ChinaDivision

(Professional pick & pack)

 

“Among all those packages, apparel, consumer electronics and toys account for a major proportion,” explains Michael. Besides online merchants on eBay, Amazon or some other marketplaces, ChinaDivision also devotes to providing fulfillment and shipping service for crowdfunding creators on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Contact ChinaDivision for an inquiry or get a free quote.