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Buying Agent
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At a very high level, a buying agent is a person or a company that offers to buy goods or property on behalf of another party. The buying agent should understand the cultural issues and challenges associated with a target country down to the region or local level. Additionally, they should understand where to locate sources of supply that can provide the specific goods and services required at competitive prices with favorable terms and conditions. Additionally a buying agent should be aware of logistical opportunities such as warehouse availability and local 3PL’s that will allow them use as a collection point for shipment flexibility for their customer.

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