What is International Procurement?

The idea of manufacturing a product successfully is what business is all about. But, it doesn’t stop there. You need to manufacture that product at the best rate so that you can earn more money with each sale. That is what good business is about. After all, anything over and above all of your expenses to manufacture the product can be counted as a profit. 

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Most of the time, this procurement comes at the local or national level. Though, what if you could have the world at your fingertips? How much money could you save on, say, the raw materials to manufacture your product? 


You can find quality materials with great prices on a global basis. This is how international procurement works. 


Benefits of International Procurement

International procurement can help businesses find success at the next level. 

A Superb Price Point. In the United States, there are only so many places to obtain certain raw materials needed for the manufacturing of your goods. With the way our market works, competition can be fierce and the costs will remain right around the same no matter where you look. You could save a dollar here and a dollar there. And, while this adds up over time, it is not the massive savings you are looking for, is it? 

International procurement opens up an entirely new global market that can allow you to attain those raw materials at the most superb price point – which can be incredibly beneficial for your business now and in the future. Plus, with all the money that you are saving per unit, you can increase the number of units you are manufacturing.


Availability of Raw Materials. Maybe you are able to get the raw materials you need at a great rate here in the U.S. Except, what if they are not always available? Back ordered materials, limits on purchases, or any other unavailable means of supplies can have a detrimental impact on your business. 

By branching out globally, you are able to increase your access to raw materials. You will no longer have to worry about whether or not they are available when you need them. 


Challenges of International Procurement

Believe it or not, dabbling into the worldwide market can present some challenges you may not be prepared for. For instance, trade wars, piracy, lengthy lead times, and even complex cultural issues. Often, this can be enough to turn people away from considering international procurement methods. 

Fortunately, there are companies that handle all of this for you. They find you what you need and ensure that you receive it when you need it – and where it is needed. These companies have connections throughout the world and access to the raw materials you are searching for. Not only does this allow you to increase your efficiency while decreasing your cost, it also helps your business maintain a healthy bottom line. 

Challenges are present in all areas of business, but when you know how to work around them – and partner with experts – you can reap the benefits without having to worry about the strategy. 


International Procurement Solutions with DXL Enterprises 

So, what is international procurement? It is being able to get raw materials at the best rate – when and where you need them. And at DXL Enterprises, that is exactly the service we provide for your business – and, we do so efficiently. When you work with us, you are placed on the Approved Vendor List and can have access to the best worldwide solutions for your business. 


Find endless opportunities in the global market. 

Ready to get started? Contact DXL today at 201-891-8718.