Though few Americans have heard of South Korea’s container shipping company Hanjin Shipping, the companies that once relied on them may now need to consider new custom product shipping options. Due to this recent shipping crisis, almost every American’s holiday shopping is likely to be impacted.
Stores may not have the various familiar items that customers count on purchasing as gifts. Instead of being in wrapped packages and under the tree, these items may be stockpiled in warehouses in China or elsewhere. Many China manufacturers and outsourcing companies are frantically searching for alternative transport to the U.S. for their custom products.
Hanjin, the world’s seventh largest container shipper, filed for court receivership on August 31st. Many of Hanjin’s 66 ship fleets were left idle or stranded in various ports. Eventually, the ships were allowed to unload their cargo, but the thousands of empty containers are still clogging the shipping pipeline. Due to nulled posting contracts and settlement negotiations, even the status of snail-mail packages from South Korea is unknown. In short, it’s been a huge crisis and concern; however, this is where ITI Manufacturing comes in…
Help Amid Crisis
ITI Manufacturing, headquartered in Houston, TX, is a U.S.-based company that successfully provides American companies with professional liaison assistance for negotiating through the maze of the China manufacturing process. We manage all the details of China manufacturing to ensure the right factory, reliable manufacturing, appropriate testing and inspection, and guaranteed delivered quality. Our client’s custom-manufactured products are successfully delivered to their locations in the United States, as well as around the world.
ITI’s services include:
- Locating the right Chinese manufacturers
- Price negotiation. Our professional, China-based staff communicates directly with Chinese providers. Issues are resolved in person at the factory.
- Consistent on-ground process monitoring
- Quality inspections and testing, ensuring our customers’ standards are maintained.
- Assisting with financing and insurance, as well as legal forms and international guidelines.
- Seamless interface with shippers and customs.
- A no manufacturing defects guarantee.
During our 44 years in China, we have developed a widespread network of long-term business partnerships with manufacturers, as well as testing and shipping companies. What makes ITI Manufacturing stand out amid the Hanjin Shipping crisis, is our ability to quickly provide clients with various innovative and alternative custom product shipping options.
If your custom products are currently being made in China and you’d like to explore new alternatives, or if you’re considering outsourcing your products for the first time, you owe it to yourself to connect and chat with one of our experts today.