Supply Chain Innovation

[Webinar Recording] Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Supply Chains Out of China

Escaping the Dragon - Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China

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Euan Pallister: “Welcome and good day everybody.

We’re excited to have you here for this exclusive event with Michael Wallace on “Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China”. We’ve got attendees from all around the world tuning in today. So a very warm welcome to you all, whatever the time of the day or night it might be, wherever you are.

My name is Euan Pallister and I’ll be your host for this event. Joining us live from Kansas USA is Michael Wallace, the renowned global executive business coach, … Read More »

Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China

Escaping the Dragon - Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China
If you’re an importer looking to reduce your dependence on China as a manufacturing source, you’ve probably already realised that finding alternatives is a lot easier said than done.

From finding competitive manufacturers with the needed expertise and equipment in other countries to dealing with recalcitrant legacy suppliers who don’t want to see your business go – it’s a minefield that even the biggest manufacturers in the world are baulking at.

Luckily, help is at hand. We’ve got a renowned expert in the field of global supply chains to share his expertise and give you the inside edge that will … Read More »

3 Ways You Can Innovate The Supply Chain For Your Business

3 Ways To Innovate Your Supply Chain
This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Eight Ways to InnovateIn the next post in our series – 8 Ways to Innovate Your Business – let’s look at how to innovate your supply chain and your outsourcing techniques.

This post is geared toward those that rely on other companies and manufacturers to provide end-products to their customers. It includes industrial and manufacturing companies but also knowledge sectors such as the public service which relies on relationships with other enterprises and contractors.

Even if you’re a small business that operates out of your garage, you may not realize … Read More »

The 8 Ways You Can Innovate In Your Business Today

How to Make the 8-ball on a Break - Business and Innovation Strategy from the Billiard Room
Different ways to innovate their organisations is something which business leaders talk about a lot but don’t always do much about in practice.

Except for the odd brainstorming meeting, now and again. Even when this happens, the brainstorming may be focused on an issue that needs solving. The input may not be that creative or innovative in real terms.

One of the ways to create more interest and time to be more innovative is thinking about what areas a company may want to apply more innovative thinking. In broad terms this gives a focus to the discussions and helps to … Read More »

Do You Still Think It’s OK to Source All Your Products From China? You Can Think Again, Buddy!

Why You Should Stop Buying From China - Strategic Supply Chain Risk Management

The trade war between the United States (US) and China is as bad as ever. While the US and China play a chess game of levies, tariffs and currency devaluation, the question lingers: is your Chinese supply chain at risk?

The costs and risks to use Chinese products are rising, thanks to the trade war. The long-standing tradition of global product sourcing is shifting – many international businesses are moving their sourcing from countries other than China.

Benefits of sourcing away from China

While the trade war has created lots of risk for you and other businesses to partner with … Read More »