In episode 9, we talk about
- The decision of moving from small production CNC (Computer Numerical Control) to larger production quantity tooling (決定由小生產的CNC （電腦數值控制）轉用較大生產量的工具)
- The process of including new suppliers for larger production (為大量生產找新的供應商
- Sending out Request for Quotation (RFQ) (發送請求競標)
- The price differences between high-end original supplier and lower-end supplier (高檔原供應商與低檔供應商的價格差異)
You can click here to listen to episode 9 of the program in mp3 (or you can download or stream the program here).
My friend Simon has worked as a Hong Kong-based purchaser for over 30 years before his retirement. Simon has agreed to record a series of Chinese audio shows/podcasts call “Tales of a Chinese Purchaser 買手的故事“ to share his years of experiences and insights in purchasing and working with Chinese factories.
(Note: This program has been recorded in the Cantonese dialect.)