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

Looking for Suppliers? 10 Qualities of the Best Suppliers

by Oliver Knack on 9 Oct 2018 | 3 Comments
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, Sourcing, Working with Factories

FDA Inspection Readiness: What to Expect and How to Prepare

by George Huang on 26 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
How can you ensure FDA inspection readiness? Start here by learning the four types of FDA inspections. Then develop a plan and prepare before inspectors arrive at your doorstep.

Topics: Working with Factories, Legal Requirements

7 Factory Systems Your GMP Audit Checklist Should Address

by Vicky Yu on 12 Sep 2018 | 3 Comments
A GMP audit checklist is one of the most effective tools to assess a supplier’s FDA inspection readiness. You can start preparing now! Read on for 7 essential systems to include in your audit checklist.

Topics: Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

GMP Compliance of Foreign Suppliers: The Importer’s Guide (eBook)

by Maegan Burkhart on 29 Aug 2018 | 3 Comments
Don’t wait until FDA inspectors arrive at your supplier’s factory to uncover GMP compliance issues. We’ve written an eBook, GMP Compliance of Foreign Suppliers: The Importer’s Guide, to help you and your suppliers assess FDA inspection readiness before it’s too late.

Topics: Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

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

5 New Trends Sweeping the eCommerce Industry

by Ella Noll on 19 Aug 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn about technology trends shaping ecommerce, how to stay ahead of trade policy changes in your supply chain and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

5 Reasons You May (or May Not) Want to Visit Your Overseas Supplier

by Crystal Ge on 13 Jun 2018 | 0 Comments
Supplier visits play a vital role in the relationship between most importers and their manufacturers. They can help facilitate a better understanding of your specific requirements, so let’s look at five reasons for or against visiting your suppliers.

Topics: Product Inspection, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

China Cuts Trucking Lead Time by 80 Percent With TIR Participation

by Ella Noll on 10 Jun 2018 | 1 Comment

Best In Manufacturing – June 10, 2018

This week on Best in Manufacturing: learn why China's participation in the TIR is cutting transport times, how to stop wasting time chasing down late payments, the benefits of rapid prototyping and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories, 3D Printing

Is Your Supplier Overly Dependent on Quality Inspections?

by Ella Noll on 3 Jun 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn how to balance product inspections with supplier accountability, why Nike and Adidas have moved production to Vietnam and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Product Inspection, Working with Factories