By Renaud Anjoran It is easier than ever for foreign buyers to have a manufacturer handle high-mix, low-volume orders, with short lead times. In other words, flexible manufacturing.
By Dan Harris In China Factories Are Exporting Lower Prices Around the World, Bloomberg News wrote this week about something our internmational manufacturing lawyers have been seeing: Desperate Chinese factories are lowering their prices. Are all Chinese factories desperate? Absolutely not. Are all Chinese factories lowering their prices? Near as we can tell, a great […]
By Renaud Anjoran Every purchaser knows that some orders are riskier than others and the risk impacts many of the decisions they make. This is why quality planning and classifying orders by risk level is important for importers.
By Renaud Anjoran If you source and buy consumer goods from several suppliers in China, your experience probably looks like this:
By Renaud Anjoran I have written extensively about pre-shipment inspections (before, during, or after production), always from the perspective of the buyer checking what a supplier is doing; but I noticed that I haven’t covered receiving inspections (also called incoming quality inspections). However, that’s a really important topic, so let’s get into how to set one […]