We’re only a few months away from the 121st Annual China Import and Export Fair (commonly known as Canton Fair) to be held in Guangzhou, China. It’s the biggest import and export trade fair in the world and we’re excited to show you how this can be leveraged to give your business a boost and […]
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As a procurement specialist and leader, you have probably faced your share of challenges … suppliers falling through, tooth-and-nail negotiations, the list goes on. But you bear it with honor, because these sorts of things come with the territory; it’s what you signed up for. But what do you do when your obstacles are internal […]
On January 1, the much of the world celebrated another trip around the sun, and welcomed in the new year. We live in a world where global interconnectedness is more apparent than ever before. As such, it can be easy to forget that not every country around the globe adheres to the “Western” calendar. The […]
PART 3: This is part three of a three part series on the details to consider with your sourcing partners. The first two parts include tips to creating a comprehensive contract with your sourcing partners, part three includes steps to create a spreadsheet to track the costs of sourcing. Please click here for Part 1 and […]
PART 2: This is part two of a three part series on the details to consider with your sourcing partners. Please click here for Part 1. As discussed in Part 1, make sure you create a comprehensive contract with your supplier. Remember that when you trade internationally you are buying papers not products. This means […]
PART 1: As you begin your global sourcing project, it is important to understand why you are moving forward. It may sound simple, but you need to make sure you have a clear idea of why you want to buy better from Asia before you spend time and money on doing so. Our most successful […]