eCommerce merchants endure stiff competition on Amazon. Venturing into eCommerce landscapes is never easy, but it can be done with the right sourcing strategy. Basis Covered Media engaged white label solutions from trusted suppliers in China to have their desired product designs manufactured at quicker lead times and optimize their product listings. Basis Covered Media’s product portfolio included teeth whitening laser kits which consisted of charcoal toothpaste, a special lighting device, user manual and package. They wanted to source the teeth whitening laser kits from a legitimate supplier in China, so Intrepid Sourcing served as their on-the-ground representative and conducted the supplier review
on their behalf. An on-site supplier assessment was conducted, with Intrepid Sourcing verifying the details regarding the supplier’s regulatory certifications, operating licenses, production facilities, production line standards and previous involvement exporting to foreign clients. As medical supplies like teeth whitening laser kits are subject to strict governmental regulations, Intrepid Sourcing ensured that the client complied with all statutory requirements such as ISO 13485, CE mark certificate and FDA listing and secured proper authorizations from customs authorities. The teeth whitening laser kits were also subjected to rigorous quality assessment to ensure product safety.
Basis Covered Media doesn’t need to worry about finding products and suppliers or making transactions with countless partners in China to handle various payments to each single one of them. Instead, they can focus on their business’s core competency and achieve greater sales revenue by outpacing their competition on various eCommerce channels.
Even A Successful Online Retailer Like Basis Covered Media still needs help sourcing from different suppliers.
Through Intrepid Sourcing’s sourcing strategy, Basis Covered Media successfully sourced products from legitimate suppliers in China, at reduced costs and shorter lead times. Basis Covered Media’s white labeled products had low defect rates, were consistently high quality and delivered on time, allowing the company to update its product portfolio and inventory frequently, much to the delight of consumers always demanding new product availability.