Power cuts in China. Why are they happening and how could this affect manufacturing

In September 2021, 10 provinces on China’s East coast forced their manufacturing sector to suffer power cuts. Even our own Dongguan contract manufacturing facility, in South China, was without power during the daytime on Monday and Tuesday this week. Widespread … Continue reading

Is Your Chinese Supplier At Risk Of Bankruptcy_

Some Chinese factories have suffered serious blows recently. Large American companies are moving manufacturing outside of China, often abruptly. Many manufacturers were hit in 2020 by very soft demand and cancelled orders. Their government is becoming more serious in getting … Continue reading

Supply Chain Risk Reduction Strategies [Presentation]

Recently I was asked to give a presentation on supply chain risk reduction strategies. I focused on the way to pinpoint and assess potential risks, with the aim of driving action and addressing those risks.