Sourcing Options: China vs Australia

Circumstances which support CHINA Sourcing

Circumstances which support AUSTRALIA Sourcing

High Volumes – typically 500 units or more Low Volumes – less than 500 units
Non-bulky shipment – when flat-packing is possible Bulky items which attract freight charges
When the Australian dollar is strong When the AUD is weak
When lead times are not imperative – i.e. OK at six weeks or so When lead times are imperative – approx. three weeks
When the work is labour intensive (e.g. gluing assembly required) When it is not labour intensive (e.g. no gluing assembly required)
Finishes: primarily Litho Printing Printing options include Litho, Screen and Digital