B2X Corp. has made generally available a new platform for global electronic commerce product sourcing and transaction trading. According to B2X, the software handles every aspect of the importing and supply-chain process for U.S. retailers looking to source products from established manufacturers in China. From the B2X.com website, users can select products for which they are quoted a price that covers the entire acquisition cost. The price includes product costs, quality assurance, import and export regulatory fees, tariffs, insurance and freight forwarding. The online trading platform allows buyers to browse products, access specifications, submit customizations, select shipping methodologies and receive full landed-cost quotes for multiple product lines. B2X currently highlights nearly 12,000 products, with hundreds more added each week. Services range from apparel--including the production of samples to full product lines--to the manufacturing of hard goods in appliances, electronics, home and garden products, and toys.
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