So it’s your first time to enter a deal with a Chinese manufacturer. Do you feel difficult to communicate with the people from wild east? Not really, here we list out 15 procurement terms that are useful for dealing with any kind of supplier and getting those suppliers to think you’re a pro, even if you are in fact new to this game.
15 must-know procurement terms
Knowing procurement terms is not enough…
In order to smoothen communication process with the manufacturers, you will have to understand how they think and operate. Especially if you deal with Chinese factories, it won’t hurt to learn a little Chinese. You could just familiarize yourself with a few basic phrases and quotes that you can use in your communication or even negotiations. Such phrases will help ease that irritating cultural awkwardness that arises when foreigners interact and create a much more comfortable environment.