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5 Reasons You May (or May Not) Want to Visit Your Overseas Supplier

by Crystal Ge on 13 Jun 2018 | 0 Comments
Supplier visits play a vital role in the relationship between most importers and their manufacturers. They can help facilitate a better understanding of your specific requirements, so let’s look at five reasons for or against visiting your suppliers.

Topics: Product Inspection, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

Fast Fashion: Good for Business, Bad for the Planet. What Can You Do?

by Vicky Yu on 30 May 2018 | 0 Comments
Eighty-eight percent of 85 Chinese textile manufacturers surveyed in 2017 have had to upgrade their factory to avoid being shut down for environmental noncompliance. Do you know how to stay compliant with environmental protection laws?

Topics: Textile Products, Auditing Factories, Legal Requirements

Social Compliance for Garment Factories: How You Can Avoid Disasters

by Vicky Yu on 19 Jul 2017 | 3 Comments
In this blog article, find out what you can do to monitor social compliance for garment factories and avoid common problems and consequences garment importers face.

Topics: Social Compliance, Textile Products, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

Preventing Product Defects Starts with Negotiating with Suppliers

by Samantha Lim on 17 May 2017 | 0 Comments
Preventing a product defect when first beginning the supplier relationship is almost always far easier and cheaper than trying to correct it after it appears.

Topics: Product Inspection, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

How Experienced Importers Limit Product Defects in 3 Stages [eBook]

by John Niggl on 10 May 2017 | 1 Comment
In our free eBook, learn how to limit product defects at each stage of the manufacturing process with tried-and-true methods used by experienced importers!

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

Myths About China Counterfeiting

by Matthew Milasius on 19 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn about China counterfeiting myths, competition in the semiconductor market, opportunities and challenges for Indian manufacturing, specifying waste in lean manufacturing and quality audits for Chinese suppliers!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Auditing Factories, Process Improvement