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Full of containers in Yiwu port, waiting for China customs declaration. Presented by Goldenshiny Trading, the trained sourcing China company in Yiwu.
Yiwu port is one of 17 international dry ports in China, is located near the Yiwu market, just 2 kilometers away from Yiwu market. As one important exporting facility to Yiwu wholesale market, Yiwu port covers an area of 700000 square meters, with a construction area of 940000 square meters. Its target freight volume is 1.1 million standard containers per year, the total investment is around 3 billion RMB.
Containers Lined up
As Chinese New Year is approaching, around 2 weeks away. A lot of trading companies or export companies are trying to finish production and load containers as soon as possible in Yiwu. The volume is doubled in the Yiwu port recently. Apparently, with so many containers coming to Yiwu city to load cargo every day, the Yiwu port has to keep processing customs during the evening.
Many containers prefer to finish China customs declaration in Yiwu port, so the containers could board vessels directly after they arrive at the loading port of Ningbo or Port of Shanghai. The purpose of Yiwu port is customs declaration, customs clearance, inspection and quarantine supervision, warehouse facility, and office facility. Yiwu port put a lot of effort to create a more efficient customs clearance process. This is beneficial to everyone under COVID-19.
When we loaded containers in Yiwu in the past, we need to send containers to the loading port of Ningbo, to proceed with things like customs declaration, inspection, etc. But since we have Yiwu port in the Yiwu market, it makes our job a whole lot easier.
With this helpful facility, we can get partial customs procedures done in Yiwu first, then do the rest of the things in loading ports like Ningbo, Shanghai. Now, what does this mean? Well, it improves customs efficiency, in this way, we can even finish customs in Yiwu in one day and send containers to Ningbo or Shanghai the same day or the next day.
You would probably feel it’s like first-class when you take flight, that’s right, you don’t have to wait in line to board. Similarly, we do not have to wait a long time to get our containers passed by China customs anymore.
China Yiwu Market is the ultimate destination for buyers to come to Yiwu city. Now for those who don’t know about China Yiwu Wholesale Market, here we specifically made a full introduction about China Yiwu Wholesale Market. The highlighted in the map below is the famous China Yiwu market, actually, it’s the biggest wholesale market in the world, this is recognized by the United Nations.
To clarify, there is a total of 5 districts in the China Yiwu Market. Each district each floor is for a certain product, truth be told, China Yiwu Market is a well-organized market for worldwide buyers come to do business easily.
China Yiwu Market, the largest wholesale market in the world. Also known as Yiwu wholesale market or Yiwu international trade market. As I mentioned above, there are over 80,000 suppliers in China Yiwu market, which makes Yiwu market the biggest commodity market in the world.
On the other hand, China Yiwu Market covers an area of 4 million square meters, exhibits 400,000 kinds of products. These products come from around 40 industries and include 2,000 different categories of goods.
Sourcing China Company
As a trusted Sourcing China Company in Yiwu Market. Our one-stop sourcing service includes airport pickup, Yiwu market guide, order tracking, cargo consolidation, quality control, loading container, and shipping. So, what is our one-stop sourcing service all about? Below are the details:
1. Airport Pickup
As a professional Sourcing China Company, our car team service will make sure customers come to see us right away. Although this is not a very big issue for customers with the convenient transportation system in China nowadays. We still believe excellent service is necessary for every customer.
2. Yiwu Market Guide
As a reliable Sourcing China Company in the Yiwu Market, we will try our best to choose the proper suppliers for customers. Basically, you could find almost all types of products in the Yiwu Market. More importantly, we almost know every corner of the Yiwu Market, this will make us finalize everything fast and effectively. Because customers will not stay in Yiwu city for too long in their business trip plan.
Moreover, customers might want to deal with direct factories instead of the Yiwu market. This is also no problem for us as we have over a hundred suppliers’ teams to choose from. To sum up, guiding customers to manufacturers is just as same as we do in the Yiwu market, China.
3. Order Tracking
After customers leave Yiwu Market with all confirmed orders, we will step in to track all order status as the customer’s Sourcing China Company. This is to make sure that the lead time, delivery time, quality, quantity, and product specification are all approved. Then keep customers posted on every situation for every order they placed in the Yiwu market, China.
4. Quality Control
As a professional Sourcing China Company in the Yiwu Market, our quality control includes 3 phases.
Firstly. Confirmation sample. This step is just to confirm that the products customers ordered are perfect in quality, quantity, package before production starts.
Secondly. Production sample. Suppliers will start production based on the confirmation sample, but still, we need to check what the real production product looks like, this is a necessary procedure to avoid any mistake or misunderstanding between customer and supplier.
Lastly. Vessel sample. After production is done, we will do 20% randomly testing on all products which are ready to ship. It is our quality-control for customers as a Sourcing China Company.
5. Warehouse Facility
The good thing to have our own warehouse in Yiwu city is to have everything under control. Moreover, there is usually more than one supplier to manage. For example, the goods in one container are from over 10 different suppliers.
So, as the customer’s Sourcing China Company For Import. Not only do we need to do the above procedures, but also we need to collect all products in our warehouse on time after quality control before shipping.
In short, making all products ready in the warehouse will be very helpful for us to proceed with shipping.
6. Container Loading
As a top Sourcing China Company, firstly, we start with the large and heavy items and load them on the floor against the front wall of the container. Secondly, continue loading heavier items on the floor and towards the front of the container, placing lighter items on top. Lastly, pack the items tightly so nothing moves. Work the way along in tiers loading from bottom to top.
Moreover, look at the spaces in the tier and put an item to fill that space if possible. In short, packing and loading the container well is the key to getting our shipment in good shape on the other end.
7. China Customs Declaration
As a skilled Sourcing China Company, after we finished container loading, the next process is to declare China customs. We will have to submit documents to China customs, documents like customs declaration list, verification form, original sales contract, Invoice, Packing List, cargo declaration list, etc.
The China customs department will check and verify documents to make sure all details are as same as actual cargo details in the container. Cargo will be released to ship only after China customs approves.
In general, shipping is about document work. With that being said. As a trained Sourcing China Company. We will confirm with customers for packing list and invoice or other required paper-like CO (Certificate of Origin), Embassy Certificate, fumigation certificate, etc.
The next is to book a container after the above paperwork is confirmed. As a result, shipping will make sure the last step will be finished on time.
Furthermore, as one proficient Sourcing China Company. We will continue to coordinate with customers on clearing customs when there is something we can assist with. All these processes just to make sure customers will get products on time at the destination seaport.
In the early 1980s, China Yiwu city was an impoverished rural county historically known for its small traders, who mostly bartered sugar for chicken feathers during the Qing dynasty. When the China Yiwu Wholesale Market was opened in November 1982, it merely consisted of a few hundred sheds and stalls, but proved highly popular and grew quickly.
In 1983, the county government spent 580,000 yuan (US$293,567) to build a new market consisting of booths. By the end of that year, there were more than 1,000 vendors selling over 3,000 products, most of them from outside Yiwu China.
In October 1984, the China Yiwu Market continued its rapid growth and was rebuilt and expanded multiple times. The number of market booths exceeded 10,000 in 1991. Moreover, the World Bank called it the world’s largest small commodities market in 2015.
By 2013, it attracted more than 20,000 customers daily from all over the world and sold US$11 billion of goods annually. Till 2019, there are more than 80,000 booths for worldwide buyers to choose from in the China Yiwu Market.
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