- Established in 2002.
- ZIP Trading is a China based company who represent more than 30 manufacturers in Asia.
- Management with 45 years of experience in packaging, 25 years in sourcing Asian manufacturers.
- Main office, warehouse and joint-venture carton factory in Hangzhou, China.
- Third-party logistics and strategic warehouse in Sweden.
Business concept – Sales
- Offer a competitive range of disposables with a large selection of environmentally friendly packaging.
- Direct from manufacturers to wholesalers in Scandinavia and north Europe.
- Flexible and cost-effective organization, with focus on sales and accessible customer support.
- Co-operation/partnership together with a strategic choice of local wholesalers.
Business concept – Purchase
- Research competitive groups of products and establish trustful contacts with manufacturers in Asia, through comprehension of culture, tradition and knowledge of local language.
- Build up significant volume, with focus on growth, cost savings and profitability, together with a limited number of manufacturers.
- Create long-term relationships with forecast orders for delivery by container direct to warehouse.
- Focus on contacts with manufacturers, knowledge of language, logistics, product development, ensure fulfillment of Code of Conduct, certification and quality control.
- All products are packed in neutral polybags/boxes/outer cartons and are normally produced to order which makes individual specifications possible, as bulk pack, consumer pack or individual pack.
- Products are marked/labeled with article no, specification in English, symbol for food-contact with glass/fork and barcode (GTIN).
- 13-digits barcode (EAN-13) on inner bags/boxes and 14-digits (ITF-14) barcode on outer cartons, which make sales to stores, cash-carry etc possible.
- ZIP Trading’s products are approved for food contact.
Certificates, statements, test reports etc available on
Code of conduct (extract)
- ZIP Trading AB is a commercial and trading company dealing in disposables and packaging. Appreciative of cultural values and traditions, the company primarily represents Asian producers.
- ZIP Trading has created a strategic network of diverse interested parties using a business concept based on simplicity, flexibility and accessibility.
- ZIP Trading’s goal is to reduce global distances by offering an attractive line of competitive products without compromising on quality, product demands, working conditions, employee rights or protection of the environment.
- The ZIP Trading Code of Conduct describes the requirements and expectations we impose on ourselves as well as on our suppliers and their subcontractors.
- We expect suppliers to respect the requirements and principles laid out in this Code of Conduct and to actively strive to implement these principles in their own operations.
A complete copy of our Code of Conduct is available on request.
Carton factory – for papercups etc
- ZIP Trading has its own joint-venture carton factory with manufacture of hotcups single-, double- & ripplewall, vending- & coldcups, icecreamcups, salad-, soup-, food- & candybowls, sleeves etc.
- Produce cups and bowls of paper, bagasse and bamboo-fibre with PE- or compostable PLA coating.
- Machines for: 1 Flexo print (6 color), 2 cutting, >20 cup folding (middle- & low-speed), 2 ripplewall
- Area: 6.000 sqm, thereof 3.000 sqm factory/workroom and 3.000sqm warehouse
- Employees: 60
- Capacity: 400 containers/year
- Certificates: QC (quality control), BSCI (business social compliance initiative – 3rd part audit), BRC (global standard for food safety), FSC (forest stewardship council – rawmaterial from a forest and supply chain that is managed responsibly).