Environmentally Friendly Ways of Manufacturing in China
How many individual products have you produced in the lifetime of your business? How many plastic bags were thrown away after your products arrived at your customer's doors? How much carbon emissions have gone into the atmosphere because of your brand?
Start Expecting Production and Lead Time Increases from Chinese Suppliers
When dealing with suppliers in China, production and lead times are always an important factor to consider in your supply chain and inventory management planning. Typically, buyers start seeing increased lead times with their suppliers starting in around mid-July or early August.
6 Common Mistakes Americans Make When Sourcing & Importing From China
This infographic will get you on track when importing from China. Ecommerce sellers from the USA who sell on Amazon, Shopify, Ebay, Jet, WalMart or any other channel tend to make the same basic mistakes when they buy direct from China.
China Quality Inspection: The Mystery of "Man-days" and how they influence the costs of quality control
We all know that in China, quality inspection is critical. Quality Control is an absolute when sourcing/importing from China, it is essential for buyers to know how to calculate their cost when using 3rd party QC companies to inspect their goods. These costs are usually determined by a...
Recently the press has been blowing up about China's first unmanned factory. 90% of the employees there have been replaced by robots. Down from 650 humans to 50. And just 20 human employees is the ultimate goal. Will China’s government intervene to protect manufacturing jobs.
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