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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- 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.
We’ve created some great resources on this topic – it’s highly recommended that you take a look 😉 👇
- 7 Reasons To Switch To A New Chinese Manufacturer
- Tips to Manage the Transfer of Production To Another Chinese Factory
- How To Plan for Transferring Production To a New Factory: 45 Point Checklist
- Get help to find a good manufacturer in China with this free eBook
- When a relationship turns sour with a Chinese supplier
- How To Switch To A Newer, Better Chinese Manufacturer? [eBook]
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