We know that when you’re searching for the right suppliers or trying to reach the right prospects, location matters. That’s why we’ve provided a few tools to more efficiently connect buyers and suppliers.
The “In…” filter
The "In..." filter, which is the default after defining a location on the left menu, shows buyers which suppliers have a physical presence (HQ, office, or distributor) in a specific region.
The “Available in…” filter
The "Available in..." filter (or "Serving..." when searching within the Companies section), which appears after defining a location on the left menu, lets buyers quickly see which suppliers can sell or export to a certain location, even if they don't have a physical presence in that location.
Sort by nearest supplier
The “Near…” option allows buyers to sort results by proximity. This is useful when buyers want to browse suppliers in neighboring countries and states.
Location data for each search result
Even when buyers haven’t defined a location, they’ll still be able to see where suppliers are based as they browse search results, making it easier to generate a supplier shortlist.
When buyers attempt to contact suppliers who can’t serve their location...
Buyers who attempt to contact suppliers who can’t serve their location are asked where they need their products delivered.
If you’re a supplier, there are a few things you can do to make sure you connect to the right buyers: