Ad-Hoc Product Pick Ups

With Assosia’s global network of associates, you are able to get samples of a competitor’s new innovative product, even if it is only available for sale on the other side of the world. We will ship it back to you within days.

  • Ability to design a long-term programme or use as a standalone
  • Procure products across the whole range, or just NPD
  • Purchase products from specific countries/market channels/stores
  • Buy products with specific criteria, including product variants, packaging, dosage, composition, ingredients, production codes and any other specifications
  • Samples shipped to any location globally
  • Unlimited number of products can be ordered
  • Products packaged as per your requirements
  • Orders tracked through online system from point of purchase to delivery
  • Team of over 7,000 field associates globally
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Additional Values

In addition to the standard service provided, Assosia can offer further services to help gain extra insight, including:

  • POS Monitoring
  • Retailer Range Reviews – purchasing products across an entire range in-store and shipping to any location for review
  • Record any product/packaging defects on-shelf
  • Track NPD activity
  • Monitor full competitors ranges
  • Samples can be tested in-house, by independent laboratories or by our field team immediately after purchase
  • Obtain relevant MSDS forms for customs
  • Translation of full product details can be provided if required
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Dedicated Online Order-Tracking System

Access to a dedicated order tracking system, allowing you to track the progress of your order from start to finish.

  • Unique log-ins for all users
  • Direct updates from the field team, including courier tracking numbers
  • Photographs of products, including front/back/sides giving you the ability to view and approve prior to the product being shipped
  • Delivery notes available to download and print once products have been dispatched, as well as providing you with actual product cost
  • Full searchable database, allowing you to track the age and price of products if ordered repeatedly
  • Reorder products and build a shopping list based on previous orders
  • View MSDS forms and shipping documents for customs if required
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Our clients have the flexibility to make changes/updates to any order prior to it being purchased and shipped by our field team.

  • Increase quantities up to the point of the products being shipped
  • Ability to escalate urgent orders and ship products usually within 24 hours of first contact
  • Several payment options available, including PO systems and credit card payments
  • Search neighbouring countries if products are unavailable or ranges in-store has changed
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Working with Assosia?

It’s easy – simply talk to us about your specific product procurement requirements and we will design a programme to meet your needs.

  • Purchasing can commence within 24-48 hours of request
  • Experienced and dedicated account management team
  • Regular project reviews to discuss performance and assess program efficiency
  • We’ll work in partnership to achieve your goals
Global Ad-Hoc Product Procurement