Manufacturing Country

Malaysia Is Developing Manufacturing Hubs to Win More Business

by Polly Chen on 17 Nov 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Malaysia's manufacturing hubs, why can't Vietnam replace China and EU's softer stance toward revoking Cambodia's EBA status in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Manufacturing in India vs. China

by John Niggl on 1 Nov 2019 | 1 Comment
Manufacturing in India stands out as a cost-effective alternative to China. Let’s explore how manufacturing compares between India and China and whether India may be the right sourcing choice for you.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

Is Cambodia Poised to Become a Major Manufacturing Hub?

by AQF Team on 23 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
Cambodia has one of the lowest labor costs in Asia. The country's geographic proximity to Thailand and Vietnam is also considered a strategic advantage. Let’s delve more deeply to see if Cambodia can be your next manufacturing hub.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

Manufacturing In Vietnam: 5 Key Factors For Moving From China

by Maegan Burkhart on 16 Oct 2019 | 8 Comments
Many importers have found moving manufacturing to Vietnam isn’t as simple as just finding a new supplier. Let’s look at four key factors to consider before you move your manufacturing from China to Vietnam.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, Working with Factories

What You Should Consider Before Manufacturing in Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 9 Oct 2019 | 1 Comment
Bangladesh’s labor costs are some of the lowest in Asia and the world. There are clearly opportunities for labor-intensive industries there. Check this out and explore greater detail of manufacturing in Bangladesh.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

Importing from Indonesia: Is This a Viable Alternative to China?

by AQF Team on 25 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Indonesia has thriving economy, improved logistics and infrastructure and rapidly growing labor force. Let's look at the five factors you should consider before moving your manufacturing to Indonesia.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

Thailand Manufacturing: An Alternative to Sourcing from China

by Maegan Burkhart on 18 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Thailand is one country perfectly suited to serve as an alternative manufacturing base to China. Here are four factors you should consider for your Thailand manufacturing supply chain.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

6 Areas Every Buyer Should Check During a Factory Visit

by Maegan Burkhart on 2 Jul 2019 | 1 Comment
Visiting a factory can be a valuable opportunity to informally evaluate the factory. Here are six areas that you should check when visiting your factory.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Working with Factories

6 Steps to Supplier Quality Development

by Graham Young on 12 Feb 2019 | 1 Comment
Suppliers are, without a doubt, an integral factor in the success of any organization. We'll walk you through six steps to supplier quality development.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

Chinese New Year: Essential Knowledge and Advice for Importers

by Maegan Burkhart on 25 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Importers should expect Chinese New Year to disrupt their supply chain for at least a month, as workers leave early and factories require time after the holiday to ramp up production again.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Working with Factories