The amount of time varies from one project to another depending on complexity, quantity, etc.
To source a new suitable factory for a totally unique product might average anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks. However, we have a trustful network of factories working with us for years, so the waiting time may be reduced to only days when the item is known. For example bicycles, we know where to make the best bicycles in the world at the best prices for our customers.
Once you place your order, the lead time for the first delivery can average between 6 to 9 weeks, sometimes less, depending on a number of different factors. Those factors include the time it takes to create tooling, approve samples, order raw materials, run production, and ship the order.
The first order always takes the longest. Reorders generally require 30-60 days lead time, which includes raw material ordering, production, and ocean freight.
We will keep you updated about the development of your project, estimate production time of completion, delivery lead time, time of arrival to your warehouse door and any eventuality that may occur. Rest assured, we are your eyes in Asia. It is like having the production plant around the corner.
For orders requiring complexity and duration, we can provide a short in-production video footage inside the factory where our clients can see the actual people working on their project and how advanced production is in real time.
Remember you decided to save between 30% and 50% on your costs and double or triple your profits. Time will pass inexorably, so it is worth the wait.