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Chinese Forced Prison Labor Poses Risk to Garment Supply Chains

by Synnove Vandal on 13 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Garment supply chain forced labor, Johnson & Johnson talc QC and Chinese government drops "Made in China 2025" in this week's roundup.

Topics: Textile Products, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Best in Manufacturing

Rising Holiday Return Rates Could Sink Your eCommerce Profits

by Synnove Vandal on 6 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Rising holiday returns, scooter sharing quality issues and manufacturer-targeted cyberattacks in this week’s roundup.

Topics: Working with Factories, Sourcing, Internet of Things (IoT), Best in Manufacturing

Alibaba's "New Manufacturing" Plan Aims to Revolutionize Garment Production

by Synnove Vandal on 23 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Alibaba's New Manufacturing plan, Chinese factory labor shortage, same-day shipping, building domestic manufacturing and a greener supply chain in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, Sourcing

President Xi and Trump's Trade Truce May Be Short-Lived

by Synnove Vandal on 16 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Short-lived trade truce, sub-Saharan Africa sourcing, supply chain climate change, Made in America production and Amazon sellers tariff strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Working with Factories, Textile Products, Sourcing, Best in Manufacturing

4 Reasons You'll Love InTouch If You're a Packaging Distributor

by Sunny Wong on 12 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Can your QC company protect your customer relationships while managing quality and supplier risk? Remember these key values when picking a third party inspection company for your packaging distribution business.

Topics: Packaging, Sourcing, Product Inspection

How Quality Audits Help MJS Packaging Reduce Risks and Secure Business (Case Study)

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Nov 2018 | 0 Comments
Avoid the trial and error of evaluating overseas suppliers. You can learn from MJS Packaging’s purchasing team and manage your risks.

Topics: Packaging, Sourcing, Auditing Factories

Is Your Supplier Acting as a Front for Prison Labor?

by Synnove Vandal on 28 Oct 2018 | 0 Comments
Suppliers using prison labor, Pret a Manger deaths, robot employees, Dixon's domestic incentives and lean production in this week's roundup.

Topics: Auditing Factories, Sourcing, Social Compliance, Best in Manufacturing

Looking for Suppliers? 10 Qualities of the Best Suppliers

by Oliver Knack on 9 Oct 2018 | 1 Comment
These 10 traits will help you sort good suppliers from bad suppliers and help you determine if using a particular supplier is best for your supply chain, customers and business.

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

What Do U.S. State Sales Tax Changes Mean for Your eCommerce Business?

by Synnove Vandal on 30 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Critical U.S. state sales tax changes, Lego attempts 'green' sourcing, improving labor conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers and more in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, Sourcing, Social Compliance

Do Consumers Have the Right to Repair Your Products?

by Synnove Vandal on 9 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Right to repair legislation, online retailers moving to brick-and-mortar, public relations for manufacturers and more in this week's Best in Manufacturing.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Social Compliance, Sourcing