Current Manufacturer Not Up To Scratch Here's How To Leave Them [Podcast]Let’s talk about what happens when you need to leave your current Chinese manufacturer and switch to a new one.

Why would this scenario occur, how do you manage the transition, and what activities do you need to do to have a successful and smooth* move from an old to a new supplier?
*(as possible as this is a tricky situation)

Sofeast’s CEO, Renaud, and Adrian from the team go through this and more so you no longer need to be worried about putting up with a supplier who just isn’t keeping up their side of the bargain!


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Listen: What Happens If You Decide To Leave Your Chinese Supplier? 

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Episode sections

  • 00:00 – Greetings & Introduction
  • 01:47 – Why can starting the process to leave your Chinese supplier be tricky?
  • 06:29 – Reasons why you might decide to leave a supplier.
  • 19:49 – Why the difficulty of doing business with Chinese suppliers these days may force some businesses to move away from even good suppliers.
  • 21:26 – How to manage the process of moving production out of one factory in China to another?
  • 27:31 – How to onboard your new manufacturer?
  • 30:09 – What to do about your tooling?
  • 36:21 – Lying to a supplier to ease a move. Yes, or no?
  • 38:39 – What activities should we plan to do when transferring production from one supplier to a new one?
  • 40:57 – Wrapping up. 


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We’ve created some great resources on this topic – it’s highly recommended that you take a look 😉 👇


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