FAQ - Our Company
What does your company do?
We mainly do sourcing & buying in China.
We provide one-stop service from sourcing, guiding, buying, following, inspection, consolidation and shipping.
Where do you locate in China?
We are in Guangzhou city, in the south of China.
Our detailed office address: Room C4010, Wuzhou Business Center, Yingbing Road, Panyu, Guangzhou, China
How many people do you have?
We are a 10 people team.
How many years is your company?
Our company was found in 2006.
FAQ - Our Buying Service
Do you do inspection?
Yes, we do careful inspection for every order.
You can check more info about our inspection here: https://www.tanndy.com/qc
Do you do consolidation?
Yes, we do.
You can buy from different suppliers then we will arrange to collect the goods from them.
What is your working time?
We work from 9:30am ~ 18:00pm.
For Saturday, we make it one week off and one week work.
Do you accept LC payment?
No. We not yet support LC payment term.
Our current payment term is TT, Cash etc.
Do you do shipping? By Sea/Air?
Yes, we handle shipping for our clients.
We can arrange shipping by sea full container, less than container, air shipping etc.
FAQ - Market in China
Does the market open on Sat & Sun?
Yes, they are all open on Sat & Sun normally.
Only Chinese New Year then the markets are closed. Chinese new year is normally start by the end of Jan and last about 2~3 weeks.
What time will the market Open & Close?
Normally the market will open at 10:00AM in the morning and close at 18:00PM in the afternoon.
Some markets open little bit earlier like 9:30AM.
Can I use USD in the market?
Normally the people here do not accept USD cash. You should use local currency YUAN, it is also called RMB.
You can change the money in the bank or ask us change for you.
Can I pay by credit card?
Here not too many suppliers accept credit card.
Is it safe to travel to China?
Very safe. China is very safe.
Do people speak English in the market?
It depends. Most people in the market can not speak English.
But you can still ask for price from them by calculator.
When is good time to come to China?
There are two long vocation in China which is not good to come.
China National Day
1~7 Oct. All the people is off. Most people are on travel and traffic will be busy. Not good to come.
Chinese New Year
It does not have a certain date but it usually come by the end of Feb. Most people will have two weeks off. All people is off from work and most of them will go back to hometown. Customers do not come at this period.
Beside above two big vocation, there are still small vocation like Mid Autumn Day Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day etc. Most people used to have 2~3 days off but markets & shops are still open. It is not a problem for business visit.
Usually, Markets & Stores are open at weekend.
Bank & Office are closed at weekend.
How many days to visit Building materials market?
Normally 4~5 days will be enough to visit the markets here.
FAQ - Trade Knowledge
What is FOB term?
FOB – Free on Board.
This means the seller will take charge of Everything(Loading, Transportation to port, do customs clearance) before loading on board.
FOB usually come with a local port name. For example when seller said FOB Guangzhou this means, the seller will handle the goods to Guangzhou port.
After the container/goods was loaded on the ship then their responsibility is finished.
What is CIF/CNF?
CIF – COST, INSURANCE AND FREIGHT
This term the seller will take charge of shipping and insurance as well. They have to ship the container/goods to your port.
Usually CIF come with a port name. For example your port is Durban then it is called Cif Durban. The seller have to ship goods to Durban port with insurance.
CNF – COST AND FREIGHT
CNF is the same as CIF but without buying insurance.
Usually Anjia Group will suggest customers buy insurance all the time as the insurance is very cheap but important.
What is PI,PL,CO?
PI means Proforma Invoice.
PL means Packing List.
CO means Certificate of Origin.
What is TT transfer?
TT is a method of transfer, it is called Telegraphic Transfer.
Usually our customers will TT USD to us.
How many kinds of Container?
Container-typesThere are total about 10 kinds of different container, like normal standard container, high-cube container, flatpack container etc.
The most common used are:
20ft Standard container
40ft Standard container
40ft High-cube container.