Posts tagged "china sourcing expert"
Cutting Corners: The Quality Game in China

Cutting Corners: The Quality Game in China

By Ward Chartier After working in high-tech factories in China for seven years, I’ve come to appreciate the many differences working there compared to previous assignments in southeast Asia and Europe.  On the positive side, there is a strong work ethic among Chinese employees.  Daily attendance is often 99% or greater.  It is usually possible...
Custom Motor Design & China Outsourcing: Understanding & Avoiding Risks

Custom Motor Design & China Outsourcing: Understanding & Avoiding Risks

In an LCB-featured guest article, the president of Portland, Oregon-based Sinotech offers his insight into how to control risks and succeed when sourcing customized components from Chinese suppliers. By Michael Bloom China is a valuable partner for Western businesses, but many don’t understand the nuances of outsourcing. I’ve worked with Chinese companies via my custom motor...
Manufacturing EPO Foam Mold RC Planes in Shenzhen China

Manufacturing EPO Foam Mold RC Planes in Shenzhen China

Advertisement: Great Starter RC Plane: Hobby Zone Champ Champ RTF Below are a few photos and descriptions of EPO Foam mold RC plane manufacturing in Shenzhen China via Jack Luo ofEasy Sky. Thus far most of the orders are coming from Russia, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, etc.  You can reach Jack Luo here. Advertisement: Great Starter...

Sourcing Expert: Don’t Waste Time Building Guanxi in China

By James Dodson China Sourcing Expert As a foreigner conducting business in China, you likely will never be able to accumulate any Guanxi. People that say otherwise do not understand Guanxi.  Do not confuse “hospitality face,” with Guanxi. Guanxi is a complex term. After spending 10 + years in China, my definition is -Guanxi encompasses...