Never waste money on broken samples again.
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THIS COULD BE THE ONLY SERVICE THAT PAYS FOR ITSELF! (READ THE FAQ)
All of this before your samples leave China!
Sample concierge is for every buyer who needs to review and compare samples before placing orders with their Chinese suppliers but can’t waste time or money on receiving incorrect samples.
The reality is samples often arrive broken or incorrect, but the bigger frustration is you can't confirm orders until you review and sign-off samples.
It is a common realization that you can waste so much time and money waiting to review samples, leaving you disappointed and frustrated with your suppliers.
A common misconception most buyers face is the idea that factories always send their best samples to impress you, but the truth is they often rush or hand-make samples.
All this can make trying to get samples from your Chinese supplies in a timely and cost-effective manner a nightmare! But luckily for you, GlobalTQM is here with your solution!
So, if you're a buyer who needs to review and compare samples before placing orders with your Chinese suppliers but can’t waste time or money on receiving incorrect samples, Sample Concierge is the answer you've been looking for!
Getting started and figuring out how we can help you (everyone has a different need) couldn't be easier as you can schedule a free call below, and let us figure it out for you.
Simple. Free. Advice. No Obligations.
How it works
You get assigned an account manager who provides you with a shipping label to send to your suppliers.
We receive samples and you get notified with all the details.
You can track the progress of your samples, review photos, and schedule review calls using the link we provide you.
NEXT-DAY SAMPLES! Review samples within days of ordering as they are delivered straight to our office in China!
DAILY UNBOXING! Watch a detailed unboxing of samples via video with high-resolution photos of different angles on the same day the samples arrive, which instantly reveals many details. In a flash!
VIDEO CALLS! Our team will review samples on a video call with you so you can ask questions and gain more insights into the samples.
CONSOLIDATE & FORWARD! Don’t waste money on courier and freight fees. We will consolidate the good samples you have approved and ship them all together at the same time to you.
FREE STORAGE! We can store your samples for free, allowing you to wait before forwarding all samples. More importantly, the perfect golden sample can be kept on hand in China so that the final production of your goods can always be benchmarked against what you have signed off on during Pre-shipment Inspection.
PRIORITY SUPPLIER SUPPORT! Suppliers react quicker when they know you have a local office on the ground in China receiving your samples, and they usually agree to take back and refund any faulty or damaged samples. It’s that easy!
We curate your samples before they leave China. That means we track your shipment, review each one with you over a video call, and then forward the promising samples to your location. It's exactly like having your own office and team on the ground. This service pays for itself in courier fee savings.
Frequently asked questions
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Do you check the samples?
We will do a visual comparison with the general look and feel of samples and we can compare it to a reference sample if you have one.
Where is your office?
Our offices are based in Luohu District, Shenzhen, China. Our team will provide you with a label for your suppliers to use as a shipping label with their couriers.
How many samples can I send to your China office?
There is no limit to the number of samples. The service ends when you book your 45-minute video call, or when we forward your batch of samples to you. If you choose not to do the video call, we typically end the job once all your samples are forwarded to you.
Why do you say this service pays for itself?
The costs you save with one courier fee of the wrong sample sent to you internationally easily covers the cost of this service, not to mention the time it saves.
What kind of photos do you send me and how?
The minute a sample arrives, we take detailed photos of unboxing from all angles. Usually, this detail can already tell you a lot about the condition of the sample, and whether it meets your expectations.
Do I need my own forwarder or courier account?
No, you don't. We can either use ours and quote you, or you can use yours. We can also help you to set up your own.
Can you help me pay for samples?
We are able to help you make payments more quickly in China to your suppliers for samples. Once you purchase the service, we will open a current account for you, which you can pre-fund to any amount, and then instruct our team to make payments. There is a nominal transaction fee for this.
TIME TAKEN FOR THIS SERVICE: Varying amount of times, depending on when samples are received.
You have the choice of closing off a batch at any time and starting a new batch if manufacturers are responding slowly. Each new batch is a new service fee and would be a new service cost.
Generally, we keep a job open for 2 months, but depending on circumstances we can extend that (because we know suppliers can sometimes let us all down and delays happen).
Simple. Free. Advice. No Obligations.
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David and his team at Global TQM especially my sourcing account manager Whymon, have been extremely helpful and transparent throughout this process. The process itself was made so easy for me to follow, engage in and have a say in every aspect of the sourcing. Their expertise is unmatched and nothing I ever asked for or needed was dismissed or unheard. My sourcing account manager Whymon made this process seamlessly easy and his assistance in this process made the sourcing procedure amazing. Not to mention finding a manufacturer which could accommodate to my low MOQ’s and specific designs.
It was great to work with GlobalTQM team, they helped me find good suppliers and drill down on my product to make sure it passed inspections!! Thank you
I have used Global TQM for sourcing, inspections and negotiations, I have been impressed by the extra mile each time I have used their services. 100% recommended.
Throughout this 30 days the communication with Whymon, Jenny and David at Global TQM has been prompt, clear and efficient, making the process of factory sourcing much less stressful and much more effective. My product is a challenging one, and therefore may need more than one round of sourcing, but I am confident that continuing with Global TQM will allow me to access the right factory when it becomes available!
My sourcing account manager, Whymon has provided me with an excellent service. He has been very dedicated and meticulous in his supplier searches and background enquiries to verify their claimed status and capabilities. He updated me on his activities and progress every working day and always consulted with me before the next action was agreed. Whymon possesses a wealth of knowledge around the sourcing process and undoubtedly spared me from numerous pitfalls. Prior to recruiting the support of GlobalTQM, I had made, what I thought was, a thorough preliminary search for suppliers. However, Whymon enabled me to shortlist additional good suppliers that I had not previously discovered. Overall, GlobalTQM have excellent staff, who make it an exceptional service.