FAQ

What is the difference between sourcing and supply chain management?

In short, sourcing is the process of qualifying a manufacture and their factory facilities capacities for client requirements and delivery of the product or performance of the service. Whereas, Supply chain management is the process of sourcing and management of all other accompanying services such as product design, certification, inspections, client delivery shipping logistics, etc.

What is the difference between sourcing and supply chain management?

In short, sourcing is the process of qualifying a manufacture and their factory facilities capacities for client requirements and delivery of the product or performance of the service. Whereas, Supply chain management is the process of sourcing and management of all other accompanying services such as product design, certification, inspections, client delivery shipping logistics, etc.

What products and services do you source?

We source a wide and continual growing range of product of service types from basic materials and individual commodities to fully customized and full packaged goods. For the most up to date list of industries we source for please see Industries Served page for more info.

How long does it take to source and qualify a manufactures factory or configure a basic commodity or full customized product or service?

Every product or service need is unique. However, qualifying for a manufacture of basic commodity or service can be as little as several weeks to several months for a fully customized packaged product or service.

What types of business do you work with?

We work with all types of clients across all industries from small startups with a single product to multinational corporations with fully customized products and services.

What regions do you service and source from ?

Advantage SCM services countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Is Advantage a factory representative or middle man?

Advantage SCM is an independent product and service sourcing and supply chain management company.

Can clients visit their manufactures factories?

Yes, we encourage clients to accompany Advantage SCM to visit with manufactures management and tour their factories to see in person the manufacturing process.

How is Advantage SCM compensated?

Advantage SCM maintains a straightforward, transparent and negotiated fee for our services based on volume and cost of goods, amongst other factors. Please see Home Page for more info.

How do I get started?

Contact Us here to schedule an initial consultation with one of our representatives.