Manufacturing Country

Chinese Trademark Theft on the Rise After a Five-Year Low

by Synnove Vandal on 2 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, Chinese trademark theft is on the rise after a five-year low, Japanese automakers face ongoing quality control issues and U.S. companies weigh in on plans to tax Chinese imports.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Quality Control Checklist, Globalization

Is the Trade War Pushing Manufacturing Out of China?

by Ella Noll on 26 Aug 2018 | 1 Comment
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn how companies are shifting their production lines outside China due to the trade war, how maker spaces are leading the future of Vietnamese innovation and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Working with Factories

China's Fading Garment and Textile Industries

by Matthew Milasius on 6 May 2018 | 1 Comment
This week on Best in Manufacturing, times are changing for Chinese garment and textile factories, how to search for garment suppliers on Alibaba, hiring a third-party inspection firm without angering your supplier and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Ecommerce Sellers: 5 Factors for Choosing a Supplier

by Matthew Milasius on 29 Apr 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, discover five important sourcing considerations for ecommerce sellers, what's changed in Bangladesh's garment industry 5 years after the Rana Plaza collapse and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Sourcing

It's Not Just About Quality: 4 More Factors to Consider When Sourcing

by Sunny Wong on 11 Apr 2018 | 2 Comments
Avoiding issues with your supplier often starts at the very beginning of the sourcing process: choosing the right supplier to work with. Don't overlook these factors when sourcing in Asia!

Topics: Sourcing, Working with Factories

Amazon Will Raise Inventory Fees for U.S. Sellers

by Matthew Milasius on 1 Apr 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn about three new fees coming to Amazon FBA sellers in 2018, how new technology could make shoelaces obsolete and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Manufacturing in Taiwan vs. Mainland China: An Importer’s Guide

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Mar 2018 | 0 Comments
Does sourcing in Taiwan carry the same business risks and challenges as in mainland China? Learn more about key differences of manufacturing in Taiwan vs. mainland China in this article!

Topics: Sourcing, Working with Factories

[Video] The True Culprit Behind Lost Manufacturing Jobs

by Matthew Milasius on 5 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, check out a video that explains why only 1/10 of manufacturing jobs have been lost to offshoring, what's to blame for the rest and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Globalization

How Importers Find the Right Suppliers at Trade Shows in China

by Elyssa Verhoogen on 27 Sep 2017 | 1 Comment
Communicating with potential suppliers on the floor of trade shows in China is often complicated at best. Here are some trade show tips for success!

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

Should You Trust a Broker for Manufacturing in China?

by Matthew Milasius on 24 Sep 2017 | 0 Comments
This week in Best in Manufacturing, learn why one author thinks 45 percent of sourcing agents are corrupt, what 'river chiefs' are for Chinese factories & more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Globalization