If you want to sell your products in Europe, CAPLINQ’s order fulfillment services can provide to your company the best supply chain, from shipping to storage, delivery to invoice.
In this article we are going to explain exactly how our order fulfillment works, thus you can import and sell your products in the European Union without the hassle and expense of setting up a European company.
Supply chain process flow
1. CLIENT PLACE ORDER
First of all, the supply chain starts with an order. Your client place the order directly to your company, a copy of the purchase order is sent to CAPLINQ in the moment of the purchase. Therefore, CAPLINQ begins to plan the shipment of goods.
2. CAPLINQ PICK UP GOODS
CAPLINQ pick up goods directly from the factory. The supplier is the owner of the goods until they reach the customer. Insurance & freight are paid by CAPLINQ.
3. CAPLINQ SHIP GOODS
CAPLINQ pays duty, taxes and all other charges and acts as limited fiscal representative for VAT obligations. Having CAPLINQ as fiscal representative allow goods to be imported into the EU without paying import VAT. This offers a significant liquidity advantage. (You can learn more about fiscal representation here)
CAPLINQ stores goods in Rotterdam
4. CAPLINQ STORES GOODS
Our local warehouse in Rotterdam can store products frozen (-40°C to ‑20°C), refrigerated (+4 to +7C) or at room temperature and ship to customer on received orders. Also, CAPLINQ handles dangerous goods & aerosols.
5. CAPLINQ DELIVERS GOODS TO CUSTOMER
Your customer don’t need to wait for the goods to arrive in Europe anymore. From our warehouse, we can deliver to 75% of customers in 1 day, 90% of customers in 2 days and 99% of customers in 3 days.
6. CUSTOMER PAYS SALES PRICE
CAPLINQ offers two options for the invoice and you can choose the one suits better for your company. Customer can pays Sales Price directly to supplier on agreed payment terms, or CAPLINQ invoices the customer directly, collects payment and pays supplier the purchase price.
Please visit us at www.caplinq.com to learn more about our supply chain and order fulfillment services. If you have any other questions about supply chain and how CAPLINQ can help you to bring your business to the European Union, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
You can learn more about how CAPLINQ services can help you to bring your business to Europe here.