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What is the best way to ensure that I get what I want when

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What is the best way to ensure that I get what I want when ordering custom goods from China? I want a container load of construction goods, sheds actually (like Tuff Shed)
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 11 months ago.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I'm wanting to order container loads of these sheds. I'm not comfortable sending $20K to a company I do not know, because I know fraud is rife in China. What is the best process to ensure I get the supposedly great prices I am being offered? I can email you a picture of what I want, but I don't see any way to attach anything here
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
here is a basic parts list and drawing. I want 10 of these. $20K. We would all wish it was as simple as sending money and trust it to happen. Do I do a letter of credit? How do I do escrow? They are asking for 40% up front, and 60% when loading the container. There are inspection services I can use for $250 per visit, but I'm new to this.
Expert:  Maverick replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for the clarification. I certainly understand where you are coming from. However, I have little experience in this area. I will opt out and let another expert take a shot. Your deposit is still in place and you need not do anything further.