MINI IMPORTATION AGENTS IN NIGERIA
As the name implies, Mini importation is a form of online business where you buy a product from outside your country at a low price and resell it at a higher price for profit. It’s quite funny that you might even be familiar with this kind of business but do not know how to go about it. I’m sure you have many friends who will upload items such as bags, clothes, shoes, kitchen utensils, etc., on their WhatsApp status for sale and tell you they will be coming in from either Turkey or China.
What they are doing is what is known as mini importation. However, they may be into mini importation, but may not be an agent. Here is what I mean. Your friends can sell imported goods, but they are not directly importing them. They have to attach themselves to an agency or a registered body. Thus, the body your friends are associated with is a mini importation agent. They are also called Shipping and Logistics Company, which helps people ship products from other countries to Nigeria.
It is important that you first understand the difference between mini importation websites and mini importation agents. Mini importation websites are the online platforms where the agents buy from, and they include 1688.com, B & H, AliExpress, Wish, Walmart, taobao.com, Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, among others, while Mini importation agents in Nigeria include:
This mini importation agent is located in Lagos at 4/6 Afisman Drive, off Oduyemi Street, opposite Ikeja Local Government, Ikeja Lagos Nigeria. It is an expert in helping people to purchase a product from China websites like www.1688.com, www.taobao.com, www.aliexpress.com, www.alibaba.com, etc., and also pay your Chinese supplier.
A good advantage working with them will give you is the privilege of buying at a cheaper rate from the Chinese websites, and you will be able to resell on other online stores such as Amazon, eBay, or even offsite stores at a higher price. Their service cut across the globe, and they are reliable. Their delivery service can range from Express, Regular, and Triweekly shipping options depending on whichever you are capable of.
The same way Chrisvicmall.com helps people buy from Chinese websites, Shoptomydoor helps people purchase and import products from American or European sites. Their procurement service is one of its kind, and their delivery service is exceptional as they can deliver to your doorstep depending on what you want. With Shoptomydoor, you can even possess a free warehouse address in either the UK or USA depending on the country you want to buy.
FafaluxGlobal Co. Nigeria Ltd.:
Suppose you require a company that can offer you cargo freight forwarding and customs clearance. In that case, Fafalux Global Co. Nigeria Ltd, located at 14, Oba-Akran Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, should be your best choice. They help people buy from Chinese factors and help manufacturers gain entry into Africa and sub-Saharan markets with the distribution and sales of their products. With Fafalux, delivery is not a problem as you can decide the kind of delivery you want and it will be granted. Their logistics service is one of its kind.
NBC Skye Logistics Shipping Company:
Like Chrisvicmall.com, NBC Skye Logistics Shipping Company helps its clients purchase and pay for goods from China. In other words, NBC Skye also buys from China websites on behalf of their clients. The company operates from China to Nigeria and Ghana with their Nigerian Office at 4, Adepele Street, Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos. With NBC Skye handling your importation and procurement, you can be sure you will get your goods with your desired quality and specification.
Redoxcorp Shipping and Logistics Limited:
Redoxcorp started operation in 2015 and is known for its quality service and extensive network across major seas and airports across the globe. The company is registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission as a Freight Forwarder, which suggests they can be trusted. They offer courier delivery, cargo delivery, and other shipping and logistics services such as sea and freight, consolidation, packaging, transport, etc. They are located at Suite 3B, 3-9, Olu Koleosho Street, Medical Road, Ikeja, Lagos.
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St. Patrick’s International Logistics Limited:
This is a Nigeria-based logistics company that also has a base in China. With a base in China, St. Patrick’s company undoubtedly deals with China products. They also offer consultancy services, especially for their clients wanting to understand forwarding, sourcing, repackaging, and supply. Their Nigerian office is located at 3, JaiyeolaAjatta Street, Ajao Estate, Lagos.
Shohphord Global Logistics Limited:
Shohphord global is a fast, reliable, flexible, and secure procurement and logistics company dealing with freight forwarding, importation, exportation, logistics, supply chain management, and consultation services. Founded in 2012 and located at 22 Lateef Salami Street, Ajao Estate, 102214, Lagos. Shohphord global offers professional service in air freight from the USA, UK, China, and other countries of the world.
Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics Limited:
Located at 15, FataiIrawo Street, Off Airport Road, Oshodi-Isolo, Lagos, is one of the best logistics companies in Nigeria. They are specialized in managing shipments of goods from one destination to another.
So, who said you cannot also sell imported goods? All you need to do is locate an agent and become attached to them. Although it may seem very difficult to find a shipping and logistics company that can be trusted, there are trusted hands that can handle the shipping of your products for you even here in Nigeria.
These are mini importation agents in Nigeria who have the experience and the capacity to offer satisfactory services. I quite agree that the fear of being defrauded is one of the major causes of setback for many who intend to go into mini importation. Still, I can assure you that as much as you should remain cautious in your dealings, especially when it comes to online business, there are still a few agencies whose services can be trusted.
I am sure your fears have been lessened with the above list. All you need to do is reach out to any of these agencies, and your mini importation business is on the go.
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