Skip to main content
Become a member


  • Register
  • Login
Register Login

Details

Factsheets

How to develop an import strategy

30 Apr 2017

Handled well, importing can make a significant contribution to success in business. For some, using overseas suppliers is a key part of controlling costs. Others have built their whole business on the unique products importing allows them to provide.

An effective import strategy must take into account all the factors you would consider in any form of purchasing. At the same time, you need to plan how you will deal with extra challenges, such as dealing with long delivery times and the financing burden this can impose.


This content is for members only.

Gain unlimited access to all of the resources and factsheets on IoD.com by joining as a member.

IoD membership can help you reach your full potential through its various membership packages.

Are you ready to become part of the UK's most dynamic community for business leaders?

Find out more about IoD membership

Join now  Login


Contact us

020 7451 3100

Business information

Enquire online

(Members only)


Opening hours

9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, excluding UK public holidays