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John Niggl

John Niggl

John Niggl comes from Bolton, Massachusetts and has worked in various roles in client services, sales and marketing at InTouch since 2013. He has lived in Shanghai, Jilin City, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
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Recent Posts

5 China Sourcing Alternatives in Asia

by John Niggl on 11 Jun 2019 | 1 Comment
Thinking about relocating? Take a look at some of the different opportunities and challenges importers might experience in each of these China sourcing alternatives.

Topics: Sourcing

How to Write a Purchase Order to Protect Your Overseas Shipment

by John Niggl on 13 Nov 2018 | 1 Comment
Issuing an effective purchase order is critical for protecting your international shipment, but what is it? And why is having certain information on your PO so vital to successful manufacturing?

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Wood Warping and How to Prevent It

by John Niggl on 27 Jun 2018 | 41 Comments
Products made of wood can play tricks on you. While they might look fine at first, wood warping can distort what was once a perfectly fine item. But by knowing how wood warping is caused, you can take steps to make sure wood doesn't become disfigured and useless.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Are Sites Like Wish.com a Threat to Ecommerce Retailers?

by John Niggl on 27 May 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn how ecommerce sellers can stay competitive with cheaper products sold directly from Chinese manufacturers, how AI is coming to fast fashion and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

Chinese Ecommerce Takes a Bite out of the Luxury Market

by John Niggl on 20 May 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing: how one new Chinese ecommerce platform is cooperating with luxury brand suppliers to produce copycat products, the future of the wearable tech industry in Asia and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories, Process Improvement

Create Your Own Quality Manual or Hire a QC Professional to Help?

by John Niggl on 25 Apr 2018 | 0 Comments
These six factors will help you decide whether you're the best person to develop a quality manual for your product or whether it's worth hiring a QC professional to help instead!

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

4 Importing Tips to Keep Your Shipments on Schedule

by John Niggl on 14 Mar 2018 | 0 Comments
Keeping shipments on schedule is one of the greatest challenges importers face, but delays can be hard to avoid when you’re dealing with serious quality issues. Check out these tips to meet your deadlines!

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories, Quality Control Checklist

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Importers and Supply Chain Professionals

by John Niggl on 17 Jan 2018 | 0 Comments
It's not too late to set New Year's resolutions for your supply chain and importing business. And we've done some of the work for you already with this list!

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Total Product Destruction: The Importer's Guide (eBook)

by John Niggl on 3 Jan 2018 | 0 Comments
Learn how total product destruction can help keep severely defective products and substandard goods off the market in our eBook, available now for instant reading!

Topics: Product Destruction

3 Undisputed Benefits of Quality Control Inspection for Importers

by John Niggl on 6 Sep 2017 | 1 Comment
Is QC inspection really necessary? Yes, but don't just take our word for it! Here are 3 undisputed benefits of inspection for importers.

Topics: Product Inspection