In recent years, with the increasing demands for solar powered street lights, there are lots new factories start producing solar street lamps in China. But not every factory focuses on developing long-term relationships with customers.
When choosing a supplier, how can you know whether your supplier is qualified? The following article will offer you some suggestions from seven points.
a) The production process should follow strict standardizes management.
Every production step should have people responsible for quality.
The materials should be tested before dispatching to production lines.
Products need to do 24 hours aging tests. And all the solar powered street lights need to do at least 2 days outdoor charging tests and 2 nights discharging tests before packing.
b) A comprehensive supplier assessment system to ensure the quality of raw materials.
c) Solar street lights should have certificates like SAA, SASO, CE, RoHS, IP65 and so on.
d) We can also ask for details of project cases about solar powered street lights for reference.
e) If possible get some testimonials from their clients.
f) One of very good options is get one sample for testing before place bulk order.
2. Delivery time
For solar street lights projects, usually have a deadline for installations. It is important to ensure the solar street lamps arrive on time. Some factories may not deliver the products as they promised because of small production capacity, lack of materials, poor order management and so on.
It is advised to pay more attentions on the production capacity, factory scale, workers, production line and equipment during your communications.
Now GES can manufactrue 7000 sets solar powered street lights each month, and we have enough materials in stock for coming orders, so we can offer very stable delivery time.
Warranty is a very important aspect when choose solar street lights supplier. If the lights can not work normally, your clients will find you immediately. Unfortunately, some small factories and some factories who only wants to make one-time deal never respect the warranty terms. You even can not find they in this market any more. So it is very important to work with professional factory who aim at establishing long-term business relationship.
For reliable solar street lights supplier, you need to always ask what warranty policies are offered. Usually the longer warranty means better confidence for the quality.
4. Communication and customer services
It will be very helpful if the sales person always keep your demands and requirements in mind.
Working with GES, the contact window is always open for you and we will try our best to assist you.
5. R&D and engineer team
It will be better if the factory has powerful R&D department and engineer team. So that they will release new products to get the market trends. If you have some customization projects or need some advice, it is advised to choose the factory who has a excellent engineer team.
Good suppliers always keep themselves improved to serve the clients better. They pay more attentions on clients’ comments and advice.
7. Visit the factory
If it is possible, you should visit the factory. So that you will see the the production lines and confirm everything by yourself.
Welcome to visit GES factory in Shenzhen, China. We will be glad to show you around our factory. You can bring your project details discuss with our engineers team together.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any projects need solar powered street lights, we will be very glad to offer advice.