Category: China Management

China Sourcing Requires a Different Way of Thinking

You have to change your thought process when dealing with China and in turn Chinese vendors. You’re not buying from local suppliers who are accustomed to your buying habits or are in agreement with “how things should go in the … Continue Reading

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Red Flags in China Manufacturing

Here are some red flags to look out for in your China Manufacturing projects. In the quoting, sampling phases or during the mass production process, if you see these flags, be on point and change your course as necessary.

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Order Control’s Unintended Results

Common-sense balance is critical in your supplier communication and order control. It’s possible to OVEREMPHASIZE control points with your China supplier and cause unintended results.

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10 Safe Assumptions in China Sourcing

Here are 10 safe assumptions to make during your China manufacturing and sourcing projects. These assumptions help you stay on top of surprises, avoid pitfalls and keep a piece of your sanity.

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