Although it could look a contradiction, labor cost increase, it strengthening its power as manufacturer: gathering most of the supply chain, China has boomed their industrial competitiveness, and attracts more investment.
When manufacturing or procurement is outsourced in China, lead time includes more than assembling, packaging and shipping. Clarifying the different phases could provide some help. A clear perspective will contribute to avoid significant delays.
Sourcing for procurement and manufacturing in China may be a daunting experience. There are thousands of factories with different qualities and capacities. Finding the right one is vital for any project.
In our years of experience, we have seen and see buyers that do not perform QC inspections, and that do not even know the company where they are buying, surprising, isn’t it? For us not that much, a…
En BPO Asia conocemos las consecuencias de las vacaciones del año nuevo Chino, y nuestra experiencia nos permite ser precavidos para evitar estos retrasos causados por unas vacaciones que paralizan el país.
The global kitchenware industry feeds on the contribution of Chinese suppliers that, over the past 15 years, have developed a huge productive capacity and quality. The vast majority of the brands that consumers find in the market are Western brands but their production is in the hands of Chinese suppliers.
Regarding the outsourcing of purchases and manufacturing to China it is sometimes heard that the use of a company that facilitates this job adds a cost to the product’s price, and it would be cheaper to do it directly from the company. Obviously to do so directly is an option, the fact that it is cheaper is, as always, debatable.
Nowadays these problems in China start to have solution, resolution speed will depend on the use that the “infringer” that filed the trademark has given to it.
Una licencia de alimentos y bebidas no es suficiente. Las leyes chinas requieren que los empresarios de este tipo de negocios, obtengan un certificado de distribución de alcohol, junto con otros requisitos, que sólo se concederá después de presentar el contrato de arrendamiento de una nave industrial cualificada.
In companies like BPO Asia we carry out audits on suppliers and we confirm that they comply with these standards related to corporate social responsibility, and we check that SA8000 certification is valid or not.