What I need or require:
Company and product research into the manufacture and wholesale of microfibre sports towels from the Asian Region. The research should sample at least 5 manufacturers or distributors and will include the following:
- dimensions, colors and composition of product range;
- wholesale cost per 100, 500, 1000 or 5,000 units;
- wholesale terms including minimum order levels, payment terms;
- packaging per item including shape, dimensions, color, composition, added cost (if any);
- willingness of each company/manufacturer to provide samples (or identify associated costs);
- timeframes from time of order to shippable product;
- williness to ship product via air;
- costs to ship to Melbourne, Australia by air/sea;
- willingness to "dropship" product direct to end-customer;
- ability to customise product with logos, stiching etc and details of associated costs;
- ability to customise packaging and details of associated costs;
- suitably high quality images of each product;
- contact details for each company.
Other context/requirements that providers will need to know:
The research will be compiled into a 1-3 page word or excel document which will provide a brief overview of each company surveyed, before addressing the factors listed above and will lastly provide a comparison of the companies surveyed based on these factors.
Specific expertise/background that I am seeking:
Well developed English written skills. Microsoft Word or Excel processing skills. Ability to communicate effectively in English via email.
Successful bidder will be expected to complete the project in less that a 5 day period, with an expected working time of less than 4 hours.