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Supply Chain Management

Outsource your Strategic Sourcing (SS) and tactical Supply Chain Management (SCM) functions to the Asia-based professionals at PassageMaker. Read more

Contract Manufacturing

Assembly, inspection and custom packaging at PassageMaker's ISO-compliant assembly center in China. Read more

Factory Formation

Want a dedicated production line in China, but don’t want the headaches of operating a facility on the other side of the globe? Put “your factory” inside PassageMaker's factory! Read more

Tool & Die Steward

Who is looking after your tool and dies in China? Is your IP protected? Tooling maintained? PassageMaker's Tool & Die Steward is the solution. Read more

Joint Ventures

In cases where the production space and staffing requirements are substantial, the client and PassageMaker may form a Joint Venture at a new facility in China. Read more

Venture Capital

For a select group of clients, PassageMaker is willing to offer capital and/or reduced services fees in exchange for equity. Read more

Sell to China

PassageMaker can provide the infrastructure and expertise needed to deliver product to your China-based customers. Read more

China Sourcing News

Read Our Latest Publications About Sourcing In China

China Direct: Hidden Problems and Opportunity with Small Shipments

China Direct: Hidden Problems and Opportunity with Small Shipments

While PassageMaker is honored to play a role of warehouse and inspection partner, please know that QC is but one part of our service offering.

The overview is found here: http://www.psschina.com/services-and-pricing/import-export-management/

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Regulatory Compliance: Questions Importers Must Ask!

Regulatory Compliance: Questions Importers Must Ask!

As the client’s purchasing agent on the ground in China, it’s not just factories that PassageMaker coordinates. For example, during the product development phase, we often help clients confirm which certificates are required to sell a given product in a given market. Safety certificates are especially important for importers of electronics, toys, medical equipment and such. Contact us if you need a hand.

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Tooling and Molds: Inside look at Tricks Suppliers Play with VAT and Amortization

Tooling and Molds: Inside look at Tricks Suppliers Play with VAT and Amortization

If you pay the supplier inclusive of VAT then they dance around and avoid showing you the receipts…then you know they are keeping the VAT. I’ve even seen supplier send fake receipts!
Why it’s a bad idea to amortize tooling

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Dedicated Production Line in China: Without the Headache of a JV or WFOE

Dedicated Production Line in China: Without the Headache of a JV or WFOE

Setting up a WFOE (wholly foreign owned entity) is certainly possible (I own 3 of them in China) but it takes time and investment to get all the licensing in place, as you have discovered.

The headache is that you can’t use the WFOE to import/export until all details of the registration are complete.

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Podcast: China Sourcing – Broken Down Into Straight Up, Actionable Advice

Podcast: China Sourcing – Broken Down Into Straight Up, Actionable Advice

An informal one-on-one talk about China business adventures My good friend, and serial entrepreneur, Mike Michelini is the host of the fun, information and informative...

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What Customers Are Saying About PassageMaker

Don't just take our word for it, take a look at what our customers have to say.

I would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the assistance provided to us by PassageMaker. We have received exemplary service! (more…)

Many consultants, trading companies and manufacturers understand in “theory” how to source in China, but PassageMaker is successfully turning theory into reality. (more…)

Throughout the PassageMaker structure, I have found nothing but the sort of people who I can trust. They have a palpable level of honesty, integrity and character! (more…)

The folks from PassageMaker made it easy for us to produce in China and I cannot tell you how fortunate I am to have met them, actions speak louder than words!! (more…)

PassageMaker is our “Feet on the Street” an interface between our US office and two Chinese manufacturers. You will have no problems with confidentiality. (more…)

  • We received Exemplary Service
  • Turning Theory into Reality
  • Honesty, Integrity and Character
  • Actions Speak Louder Than Words
  • Our Feet on the Street

Meet the Management Team

Managing over 250 Million USD worth of Products

Jack

Jack

General Manager

Jane

Jane

CS Team Senior Manager

Aaron

Aaron

Senior Project Manager

Simon

Simon

Senior Account Manager

Mikel

Mikel

Engineer/Account Manager

Miguel

Miguel

Account Manager