Supply Chain Solutions No. 47 – Strategic Sourcing Drive Cost Reduction.

Supply Chain Solutions No. 47 – Strategic Sourcing Drive Cost Reduction.

Delivering strategic sourcing improvement doesn’t just come from finding new suppliers, it starts internally with understanding the business strategy and direction, market intelligence on competitors, customer direction and historical analytics.

Supply Chain Solutions No.20 – Chinese Trading Companies Vs Manufacturers

Supply Chain Solutions No.20 – Chinese Trading Companies Vs Manufacturers

Amongst experienced sourcing professionals, there is always a stigma about using a Chinese Trading Company, with the preference been to go directly to the source manufacturing unit.

Supply Chain Solution No.3 – Low Cost Country Sourcing

Supply Chain Solution No.3 – Low Cost Country Sourcing

Define a low-cost country sourcing plan that delivers cost reduction and meets quality objectives. Business typically gain a 10-35% cost savings through low-cost country sourcing.

Why isn’t my style development on time?

Why isn’t my style development on time?

The development centre or sample room of any apparel organisation is a critical part of the process, and as such needs to be thoroughly evaluated in the initial sourcing qualification of any new vendor.

Can you deliver your Crowdfund project?

Can you deliver your Crowdfund project?

The age of dreaming up new innovative concepts and been able to turn them into a reality has arrived. Crowd funding is now a way for new and old entrepreneurs to get their project off the ground through this global funding phenomenon.

Do only China factories produce bad quality?

Do only China factories produce bad quality?

How often have I heard, “China factories produce bad quality” or “I didn’t get what I wanted from China”. I think we have all heard this expressed, or know someone who has first-hand experience.

Is this Chinese Vendor a Trading Company or Factory…they say they have 50 Workers?  Basic guidelines to sourcing a new sewing vendors from a Canton Fair.

Is this Chinese Vendor a Trading Company or Factory…they say they have 50 Workers? Basic guidelines to sourcing a new sewing vendors from a Canton Fair.

Attending the Canton Fair to source new vendors capable of delivering brand innovation and competitive pricing is a time-consuming task, but one that may be necessary to build a robust supplier matrix.