Source and Negotiate

Buyers can search for products or Suppliers on Comb2b.com. After the Buyer selects a Supplier, the Buyer can negotiate the key terms about Purchase Order, and reach an agreement with the Supplier, including the terms of price, shipment, payment and the settlement, etc. Buyers and Suppliers can communicate directly online with message tool on Comb2b.com.

Special Products and Public Products

Buyers can categorize Special Products and Public Products in the Buyer Center.
Public Products File : Buyers can select products from Comb2b.com and put them in the “Public Products File”.
Special Products File : Buyers can create a Special Products file based on agreement with Supplier. The special products will not be exposed to any other Buyers.
All products in the two files can be traded and managed on Comb2b.com.

e-Contract

After the Buyer places initial purchase order online,

1. The Supplier will find the initial purchase order in Supplier Center and draft a formal e-Contract as per all agreement with Buyer.
2. After the Supplier submits e-Contract online, the Buyer will find it in Buyer center.
3. The Buyer will confirm the e-Contact online. This confirmed version of e-Contract is deemed as basic formal evidence for the transaction. In the meantime, the status of the purchase order will be shifted from PO (initial) to PO (confirmed).

Payment and Settlement

1. eTradePay

Once the Buyer and Supplier confirm the e-Contract on Comb2b.com, it is deemed that the Buyer and Supplier formally agree to employ eTradePay for transaction settlement. That is, eTradePay will monitor the implementation of the e-Contract between the Buyer and the Supplier, and release payment to the Supplier when the e-Contract is fully fulfilled. Only bank transfer is acceptable for Comb2b.com in eTradePay at this stage.

2. Buyer and Supplier’s Agreement on payment and settlement

2.1 - Payment : Comb2b.com allows Buyers to pay in two payments: Deposit and Balance; The ratio and time of the two payments can be negotiated and agreed upon by the Buyer and Supplier through e-Contract.
2.2 - Settlement : Comb2b.com directs eTradePay to release Deposit and Balance to Suppliers according to the implement status of the Buyer and the Supplier; The ratio and time of the two payments can be negotiated and agreed upon by the buyer and Supplier through e-Contract.

3. Payee

The Buyer is required to make payment to a designated bank account of Globex E-Services (HK) Limited with Ping An Bank. The designated account details will be given to Buyer by eTradePay for payment after Buyer confirms the e-Contract. The Buyer is allowed to make one payment for multiple e-Contracts at once. The Buyer’s payment should be equivalent to the amount requested by eTradePay. Any overpayment and underpayment will cause the transaction to fail and the total refund cost occurred thereby should be borne by the Buyer. Please note: The Buyer is required to pay deposit strictly according to the agreement in the e-Contract. Once deposit is received, the Supplier is responsible for preparing the cargo and delivering cargo to Logistic Company. The Buyer should pay Balance before picking up shipment at Destination Port. Remarks:
3.1 - The Buyer shall bear the bank charges and service charges of each payment service provider.
3.2 - In the case that the Buyer and Supplier agree on 0% Deposit (that is the Balance payment is the full payment), the Supplier should effect shipment no later than the agreed shipping date and bear the related risk.

4. Settlement

Rules for Settlement
4.1 - Release of Deposit : In the case that shipment passes China Customs, eTradePay will instruct the bank to release Deposit to Supplier.
4.2 - Release of Balance : In the case that sea or air freight is employed, eTradePay will instruct the bank to release Balance to Supplier One Working Day after Buyer picks up shipment at Destination Port.
4.3 - Once Balance is released to Supplier, it is deemed that both parties have completed the implementation of the transaction in line with e-Contract, which means Buyer agrees to give up the right for dispute, refund or chargeback.

Shipment/Consolidation

Departure Port

Buyers place Purchase Orders with various Suppliers.
All goods (bulk) have to be sent to the designated Warehouse in China, which will implement the below process :
1 ) Scan the Barcode and issue a Receipt to the Supplier.
2 ) Inspect and count ( optional )
3 ) Weigh and measure according to the unit of Carton
4 ) Consolidate into sea shipping container.
5 ) Go through Customs clearance procedures
6 ) effect the laden container on the vessel.

Please notice: Comb2b.com cross-checks the data from Packing List (provided by the Supplier for Customs clearance ), Cargo Receipt and e-Contract and ensures the data in Packing List and Cargo Receipt is consistent with that in the e-Contract. (In the case of any discrepancy among the data in Packing List, Cargo Receipt and that in the e-Contract, the Supplier shall re-confirm with the Buyer and modify the related documents accordingly.) As a value-added service, the Buyer can designate Comb2b.com to inspect a certain percentage of the whole cargo.

Shipment Delivery at destination Port :

For FCL cargo (all shipment are purchased by one Buyer ), the Buyer can pick up the laden container from Port directly . For LCL cargo, the Buyer has to pick up the cargo from the CMBL warehouse in the Djibouti Free Trade Zone.

Trade Visibility Solutions

Buyers can track and understand the status of orders in the Buyer Center (i-SCM), e.g.PO (Initial), PO (Confirmed), payment, shipment , Chinese customs release, shipped on board, arrival, etc.
Buyers can also use i-SCM to inquire the related Documents,such as Cargo Receipts,Bills of Lading (issued by freight forwarders or logistics companies at the Origin port), as well as documents required by Customs in the destination country, such as Packing List, Commercial Invoices, etc.
Please feel free to contact us : buyer@Comb2b.com