Supply Chain Diversification

At EDS International, our supply chain diversification service aims to assist businesses in achieving their main goal of reducing supply chain risks and enhancing resilience. We work closely with our clients to identify alternative suppliers and locations, develop comprehensive diversification strategies, and implement effective measures to optimize their supply chains. By leveraging our expertise and global network, we help businesses reduce dependency on a single source or region, ensuring greater stability and flexibility in their supply chain operations.

In an era of shifting trade dynamics and global uncertainties, supply chain diversification has emerged as a strategic imperative for businesses seeking to secure their operations, reduce risks, and explore new growth opportunities. At EDS International, we offer comprehensive supply chain diversification solutions tailored to your specific needs.

We offer a comprehensive approach that includes:

  • Risk assessment: We conduct a thorough analysis of your current supply chain to identify vulnerabilities and potential risks.
  • Location scouting: We help you explore new geographic regions or countries with favorable conditions for diversifying your supply chain.
  • Supplier identification: We assist in finding alternative suppliers that meet your specific requirements, considering factors such as quality, reliability, capacity, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Supplier qualification: We assess the capabilities and qualifications of potential suppliers to ensure they meet your standards.
  • Transition planning: We develop a comprehensive plan for the smooth transition of production to new suppliers or locations.
  • Supply chain optimization: We collaborate with you to optimize the newly diversified supply chain, identifying opportunities for efficiency improvement and cost reduction.
  • Risk management: We help establish robust risk management practices and contingency plans to minimize disruptions.


  • Global Sourcing Network: With an extensive sourcing network spanning China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, the USA, Colombia and Mexico, we have the expertise to identify and connect you with ideal suppliers in strategic emerging markets. We ensure competitive pricing, high-quality standards, and reliable delivery to support your business objectives.
  • Adapting to Changing Trade Landscape: With ongoing trade tensions diversifying your supply chain is now more critical than ever. Our experienced sourcing specialists understand the complexities of global trade and can guide you in reducing dependence on a single supplier or region, geopolitical factors, and supply chain disruptions.
  • Risk Mitigation: Diversifying your supplier base not only helps mitigate risks tied to potential trade disruptions and cost fluctuations but also enhances the resilience of your operations. Our adeptness in supplier evaluation and qualification guarantees access to dependable and cost-effective alternatives, safeguarding your bottom line amidst dynamic market conditions and potential tariff impacts.
  • Enhance Flexibility and Agility: Embracing supply chain diversification enables your organization to enhance flexibility and adaptability, responding swiftly to changing market conditions, customer demands, and unforeseen challenges. We assist you in developing robust contingency plans and risk management strategies to proactively navigate potential disruptions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Please feel free to contact us

We can source any type of product from commodity items to customized parts and components. However, our main areas of expertise are industrial parts and components. Check our products and projects section to see some examples.

Do you represent any factory or manufacturer?

We are a supplier-independent global sourcing company, and we never take commission from manufacturers. Our mission is to find your ideal supplier and ensure they deliver according to your specs and requirements. We act as your overseas purchasing office and quality department on every deal.

Is China the only country you source from?

We have cultivated a strong on-the-ground presence, fostering local language proficiency and cultural insight in key regions including Taiwan, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Colombia, and the United States. As our network continuously grows, if your desired alternative to China is not listed above, we are committed to transparently discussing our capabilities and limitations to work collaboratively with you.

I am a startup company and need to develop a new product. How can you help me?

We can support you from the initial concept stage through to prototyping and eventually oversee mass production. We have a qualified team of R&D, product development engineers, and product optimization engineers who can help you to bring your new ideas to life.

Do you have a catalog of the products you source?

We are not a trading company and do not specialize in the sale of specific consumer products or commodities. Our core expertise lies in supply chain and procurement outsourcing, with a dedicated focus on sourcing and developing products tailored to the unique specifications of each client within emerging markets. Learn more about our services here

What kind of businesses do you work with?

We collaborate with a diverse range of businesses, spanning from small enterprises to multinational corporations, seeking to acquire goods and services from emerging markets either for export purposes or to support their local operations.

How is confidential information protected?

In the initiation of any partnership, the initial protocol involves the execution of a legally binding non-disclosure agreement. Through this agreement, both parties commit to refraining from the sale or disclosure of confidential information pertaining to our client's products.

We access the companies we work with, and ensure that all signed a non-disclosure agreement.

How much is your procurement service fee?

We provide a scalable service fee based on each client's purchasing volume which can either be calculated as a percentage of order value or as a fixed product price.

How can I get started?

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Please ensure to provide as much information about your product including but not limited to specifications, drawings, monthly or annual volume and packaging details. The more detailed information you provide, the faster we can move forward with your required services and help you reduce your costs.

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