Manufacturing Country

USA Abandoning China to Import from Vietnam

by Polly Chen on 8 Dec 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about why is the U.S. importing from Vietnam, Amazon and Walmart's battle against next day delivery and Apple's new production lines in India in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Southeast Asian Countries Find It Hard to Replace Chinese Manufacturing

by Polly Chen on 24 Nov 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the "mini-Chinas" in Southeast Asia, Amazon's new robotics hub and Volvo's blockchain-based responsible sourcing in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

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

Vietnam Becoming A Tech Hub in the Wake of the China-U.S. Trade War

by Polly Chen on 20 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about how Vietnam becomes a tech hub, Chinese counterfeits that bother small U.S. businesses and UPS's new planes in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, 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

Cambodia Raises Workers’ Wages for Fear of Losing EBA Status

by Polly Chen on 13 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments
Learn about why Cambodia raises workers' wages, what stops importers from sourcing outside China and Nike's sustainable distribution center in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

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

Moving Production Away from China? Get the Best Freight Pricing with These 3 Tips

by Devorah Wolf on 2 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
If you’re considering moving production out of China, you’re not alone. Here are three strategies for you to make sure you are getting the best pricing when making this move.

Topics: 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