The Challenges and Opportunities of Sourcing from India

by AQF Blog on 6 Feb 2024 | 0 Comments
Discover the challenges and opportunities of sourcing from India and learn strategies to navigate sourcing in India's vibrant market.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, asia sourcing

Best Practices for Supplier Quality Management During Relocation

by AQF Blog on 19 Dec 2023 | 0 Comments
Explore your options for best practices for supplier quality management during relocation and make your business thrive at all times!

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, supplier audit

Relocation Guide: How to Verify Your New Suppliers

by AQF Team on 5 Dec 2022 | 0 Comments

There are alot of moving parts to keep track of when relocating your business. On top of the day-to-day logistical challenges, you also have to rethink your supply chain and possibly find a new supplier and factory to work with.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

Relocation Guide: Updating Your Sourcing Strategy

by AQF Team on 29 Nov 2022 | 0 Comments

Strategic sourcing is pivotal for any organization's operations and supply chain management. It involves finding the most efficient and cost-effective ways to source the goods and services your company needs to operate.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

A Guide To Importing Sanitary Wares

by AQF Team on 11 Aug 2022 | 0 Comments

If you’re a distributor, wholesaler, or retailer of sanitary wares, importing your products from overseas can give you access to an extensive range of products, including toilets, washbasins, pedestals, bidets, urinals, sinks, bath tubs, bathroom cabinets, and many more. 

Topics: Sourcing

Raw Material Shortage Troubles the Growing Vietnam Manufacturing

by Polly Chen on 9 Aug 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week’s roundup, learn about the raw material shortage in Vietnam, Prime Day 2022 sales, and Shein’s sustainability challenges.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Ecommerce, Sustainability

6 Product Sourcing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

by AQF Team on 2 Nov 2021 | 0 Comments
Even with the proliferation of easy-to-use websites like Alibaba.com and LightIntheBox.com, sourcing products from China for your dropshipping or e-commerce business can be a daunting task. Here we summarized six common product sourcing mistakes and the ways to avoid them.

Topics: Sourcing

Top 5 Sourcing Countries in Asia

by AQF Team on 21 Sep 2021 | 0 Comments

China is one of the most common countries to source from on a global scale, but there are many other Asian countries to choose from that can provide similar or better results. Depending on the nature of your company, switching to importing from a different country may be a better fit for your business. Here are the top five alternatives to sourcing from China!

Topics: Sourcing, asia sourcing, sourcing from malaysia

Have Your Products Been Affected by the Port Congestion in China?

by Polly Chen on 22 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the port congestion in China, American Eagle's update in supply chain, and the chip shortage.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Supply chain

Products "Made in China" Are Still Booming

by Polly Chen on 8 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the increase of "Made in China" products, Bangladesh's garment manufacturing position and Walmart's ecommerce surge.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Ecommerce

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging