Everything you need to know before you send in the final files.
Shop till You Drop.
If you are still thinking about doing overseas printing with other companies, here are a few things to remember. These simple facts will save you time and hassle when you shop around for the best company to do your overseas printing.
There is No Overseas Printer Domestically.
No overseas printer can or willing to invest the kind of money to make a U.S.-based office successful. Almost all of the overseas printing jobs are done through service provider companies, brokers, or management companies like us.
Risks of Going Directly.
Don't get the mis-impression that you'll save a bundle by working directly with an overseas printer. The facts that you work in a different time zone, speak a different language, and have different values, are all the components of a job ready to go wrong. And when something does go wrong... MORE »
Make sure that a potential service provider speaks the local language, understands the customs, and can communicate well with the printer.
Make sure that a potential service provider has the resources overseas to supervise your job. This is not true with many printing brokers who just entrust the printer to do this important task; it's almost like asking the fox to guard the hen house.
Make sure that a potential service provider has the know-how and ready-resource when it comes to logistics. While printing is a very technical matter, logistics (i.e. export, import, customs clearance) is no child's play. It can easily make or break your entire job.