Flatworld Solutions Provided Primary Research Services for Shanghai-Based Company

Case Study on Primary Research for Trade Consultant

Client Profile - International Trade Consultant

The client is based in China (Shanghai) and helps their customers to expand trade activity throughout the world. They also provide strategic consulting services that enable clients to stay ahead of competitors and improve the bottom line.

Client Requirements and Challenges - Primary and Secondary Research Support

The client needed research data about boarding schools located in Switzerland. They wanted information that included geographical details, boarding fees, course prices, educational requirements and historic data that would facilitate trend analysis.

The project involved this primary challenge -

  • Short turnaround time for data collection and verification.

The Solution - By Flatworld Solutions

The Flatworld Solutions (FWS) research specialists developed this solution -

  • The FWS team included one researcher and one quality specialist.
  • Initial research included primary and secondary (online and offline) sources.
  • Research data was then filtered manually based on client requirements.
  • Manual research methods were used to verify data accuracy.
  • The assignment was finalized in three days.

Final Results - Project Completed in 3 Days

This project demonstrates a combined client requirement for accurate research and a fast turnaround. Both qualities (accuracy and speed) are challenges that are often difficult to overcome without using an experienced outsourcing partner.

FWS employs a customer-centric research approach that is customized to meet the specific requirements, scheduling needs and budgets of each client. Our team operates on a 24/6 schedule that allows speedy turnarounds involving multiple time zones - we can always work according to your time zone and scheduling requirements. The Flatworld Solutions client list for research services includes Fortune 1000 companies, small businesses and international private enterprises of all sizes. We have a multilingual team that works with ease in multiple languages - research projects can be prepared in any preferred language(s).

We are a one-stop global outsourcing provider. In addition to primary research services, our global team of experts can help with specialized tasks such as XML conversions, CAD drawing digitization and data cleansing. FWS offers high-quality and accurate research results - our quality analysts monitor and cross-check research work on a continuous basis. To ensure privacy and security, our research team employs secure web servers and FTP uploads, virtual private networks (VPN) and confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements. Contact us today for our no-cost assessment and quote regarding your next project.

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