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Any Issues?

Losing Business because of customer's business transfer to overseas.

Sumitronics procures your materials, and export them to overseas.

Worrying about credit risk to overseas local companies.

You can minimize credit risks by making sales to Sumitronics as a part of Sumitomo Corporation group.

Export cost is expensive for own operation.

Exporting costs can be reduced by using Sumitronics’ regular transportation services.

Controlling foreign exchange, foreign currency is troublesome.

Sumitronics procures materials from you in Japanese yen.

Information are limited for new or mass production of customers.

Sumitronics are located close to your customers. That’s why we can share the latest real-time information with you in Japan, and provide substantial backup for your business activities.

Need to get Production Schedule, Parts Order trend information.

Sumitronics is in constant communication with its overseas customers’ production plants and manufacturing partners’ plants, and routinely receives the latest information including production quantities and schedules, etc. Current information can be provided to material suppliers, so you can get a head start in realizing your business activities. We also provide timely information about worldwide requirements and production schedule changes for multiple sites. We can handle any start up of our customers’ mass production process and the necessary changes in close cooperation with the material suppliers.

Need to expand business chance for own products through VA・VE proposal.

We aim to share material sales strategies, while providing support for cost reduction plans and the optimal VAVE proposals.

At Sumitronics, we proactively submit VAVE proposals to our customers. We need to share material sales strategies with material suppliers for such VAVE proposals. The many number of Japanese customers have transferred their designing function to overseas these days. We thoroughly communicate with the customers’ engineering and designing departments at each overseas site, and support your cost reduction plans, while providing the optimal VAVE proposals for customers and material suppliers by sharing material sales strategies with you.

Need to create operation system or inventory control at overseas and lighten the back office operation such as customs clearance operation, arranging shipment.

Sumitronics Japan handles overseas shipping operation and Sumitronics overseas sites manage inventory by using dedicated warehouses for materials.

We import duty-free or bonded electronic and mechanical materials, etc. procured from overseas material suppliers, and conducts the acceptance inspections. Electronic materials are stored at dedicated air-conditioned warehouses, and the quantity required is delivered to the customers and manufacturing partners on a just-in-time (JIT) basis. We support JIT delivery from customers to material suppliers.

We also support JIT delivery for a variety of materials, such as motors, cables, and molded products.

Sumitronics doesn’t only store bonded or duty-free electronic materials, but also various mechanical materials for JIT delivery. We provide meticulous support to meet the diverse demands of customers and material suppliers.

Need to find efficient route from material in origin to our customers.

We can reduce costs through optimal location delivery, and support your international logistics.

Please select the most cost-effective delivery location where you can deliver to. We handle cost saving and efficiently logistics by bulking up materials for export using our international network. This enables us to establish the optimal logistics from the materials’ country of origin to the customers or plants.

Not familiar with import / export system, taxation in each country.

Sumitronics has thorough knowledge of the trading business and tax regulations for each country. We can design the optimal logistics with efficiency and cost save.

Sumitronics has detailed knowledge of the logistics, customs clearance and tax regulations for each country. We design and establish the optimal and most efficient logistics system to suit the relevant country systems. We also design logistics bearing in mind the potential tax advantages, such as value added tax (VAT) as well as bonded and duty-free options in terms of import duties.

Need to build a speedy and high-quality support to customers.

The quality control department at Sumitronics overseas sites can quickly resolve any quality-related issues.

Although, quality control is thoroughly implemented, inevitably quality-related issues may arise. We have a quality control department at each overseas site, quickly report any quality-related issues that occur to the customers or manufacturing partners, and coordinate the response for any countermeasures.

We meet all kinds of requirements as the service counter for overseas business.

Furthermore, there are different matter to face when developing an overseas business, such as exchange controls, trade business affairs for imports and exports, and the legal regulations in each country. We make full use of our more than twenty years of overseas experience to deal with all manner of requests from customers and material suppliers when handling electronic materials.