Recently, I read an article on QualityInspection.org, “The Danger of Choosing a ‘Cheap’ Chinese Factory.” The objective of most companies with China sourcing programs is to save money, it stands to reason that many importers are looking for cheap Chinese factories. But what happens when saving money
China is the fourth largest country in the world in size and the largest country for population. It is also the second largest economy in the world – and growing. This makes China a very interesting nation to do business with, but interacting is not always easy,
One of my favorite things to do each week with my youngest daughter, Jayla Samantha is watch a couple of shows on our favorite network, HGTV. Whether it’s being inspired by the designing insights of Joanna Gaines in Fixer Upper, or laugh to the fun personalities of
Importing from China never comes easy, but it doesn't have to be impossible. The more I learn about this, the more I note our clients challenges and success, the more I realize that, despite difficulties, there are a number of ways importers can make their sourcing program
What happens after the Chinese New Year? Or CNY? This is a very good question when it comes to your China supply chain.
A few weeks back, I wrote a blog about the CNY and the serious impact this has on importers and China supply chains across the
You have no idea how many times I’m confronted with this question on a daily basis from China Importers, “If a service provider is not an agent or a trading company but still help manage the China supply chain, what are they?” Sometimes it can get a
In my last blog, Common Challenges of China Sourcing – Part One, I shared my thoughts and suggestions on the basic challenges importers face when managing their China sourcing programs. This blog goes a step further by covering the more complicated issues they face financially and legally.