When you’re starting a business, you will need to source your suppliers carefully. This section covers business suppliers, sourcing business suppliers, sourcing products including ethical sourcing and finding business wholesalers and other suppliers. It also looks at ethical sourcing and green sourcing, as well as Fair Trade. Finding business suppliers is difficult, so we have a guide to finding business suppliers and wholesalers, as well as chasing late payment and ensuring your business suplier is reliable. Logistics and product distribution are as important as getting the correct supplier – when you choose a haulage company, ensure you choose a reliable one, whether that’s a road haulagier, air freighter or you’re just buying a van. If you’re importing from overseas or exporting from overseas – whether that’s in the US, India, China, Europe or another international market – ensure you research international trade and international payments thoroughly.