A clever Chinese worker has found a way to avoid traffic jam and get on time at work !
On October 21, Etienne Charlier has given a presentation to the members of Voka West Vlaanderen and FCCC regarding China sourcing. Etienne addressed following three main topics: Evolution of China’s industry toward higher end goods; Challenges of sourcing products from China; How to ensure successful China sourcing. The presentation was followed by an open discussion […]
On-site supplier evaluation is the only way to understand real capabilities. But when on site, what should you to look for. Find procurAsia’s tips.
A study by Alan Tonelson (US Business and Industry Council) analyses US import data for high value goods and concludes that China is definitively gaining ground at high end manufacturing. The times when China only produced low end goods is over.
Suppliers try to maximize profits. But some Western and Chinese suppliers use naughty tactics to increase their profit. See how tactics are related or have different focus. One conclusion: purchasers need to actively manage suppliers to avoid the worst tactics.
3 practical tips to prevent big troubles when requesting prices from Chinese suppliers. Illustrated by real industrial sourcing project cases.