The MBendi website is one of the world’s leading international trade websites. The following are some of the trade-related services that can be accessed via the site and which are aimed at giving exporters and importers a competitive advantage in the global marketplace:
- Trading Space
Companies can post notices in the Trading Space with details of products they wish to buy and sell. The range of products available at any time is large and probably worth several hundred million dollars. There is no charge for this service.
- E-mail Trade Leads
Visitors can subscribe to receive trade leads by E-mail as they are entered into the Trading Space. The leads can be tailored to the product range of interest to the subscriber. The cost is US$ 100 per annum.
- Trade Service Quote System
Exporters and importers can complete one form in order to get quotes and / or estimates for a range of services including marine and credit insurance, freight forwarding and shipping, trade finance and inspection. There is no charge for this service. Click here to find out more. Service providers who wish to participate in this service can contact MBendi.
- Organisation Search
This website contains web pages for more than 20,000 companies and organisation which are potential customers, suppliers or joint venture partners.
- Your Company
If your company does not have a web page on this website, then please record your details so we can rectify the situation. There is no charge for this service.
- Websites and Advertising
The Internet marketing service provided by MBendi is unique and benchmarks show clients getting several times the exposure of a traditional website. Our Case Studies page gives details of how some of our existing clients are using our advertising services.
Conferences and Exhibitions provide excellent forums to make contact with potential suppliers and customers.
- Trade News
Trade News keeps visitors abreast of events taking place around the world that could impact their trading activities. There is no charge for this service.
- E-mail Trade News
Visitors can subscribe to receive a daily, weekly or monthly E-mail newsletter containing trade news items that match their interests. The cost is US$ 50 per annum.
- Market Research
Whitehouse & Associates undertake research of the difficult African markets. If your organisation undertakes this type of research elsewhere in the world, please contact us.
- Tenders and Projects
The MBendi website contains extensive details of major projects and tenders, particularly in Africa.
- E-mail Tender Service
Visitors can subscribe to receive tenders by E-mail as they are entered onto our website. The leads can be tailored to the product range of interest to the subscriber. The cost is US$ 100 per annum.
Freight Training provides training for exporters, importers and service providers in the USA, South Africa and Australia. Freight Training also provide a free information service where exporters and importers may subscribe to receive a daily e-mail message explaining a commonly used trade definition each day. To participate in this innovative method of gradual learning about trade terminology just e-mail your request to subscribe to Freight Training.If your organisation undertakes this type of training elsewhere in the world, please contact MBendi
- Guides to Exporting and Importing
While these guides were written specifically for the South African market, most of the information applies to other trading nations of the world.
- Country Profiles
The MBendi website contains extensive information on African countries. The MBendi website also has extensive information on the world mining industry.
Companies can advertise employment opportunities in the trade arena.
- Overview of World Trade
This section of the website provides background information on world trade.