With the spread of the coronavirus worldwide, the consumption of disposable face masks has seen an incredible spike.
Half the world is on lock-down. Countries and economies are on ‘pause’. Cities, towns and villages are all empty as people remain indoors. These truly are unprecedented times.
With the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the entire world is now concerned about personal protective equipment to stay safe. Consequentially, face masks became the most common tool to prevent further contagion.
While upsetting the start of 2020, the coronavirus has highlighted the importance of having a diversified sourcing strategy.
China is largely ‘on pause’. Mass quarantining on an unprecedented scale has been implemented across the planet’s most populous nation. 760 million people are in effective lockdown..
There has been a growing movement towards sustainable packaging over the past 10 years. This has been spurred on by increasing awareness of the damage and impacts the output of consumerism is having on the planet.
Any time you outsource production overseas, it is essential to have visibility of the manufacturing process and the end product before the goods are shipped.
Outsourcing your production can be the perfect way to reduce overheads and increase the flexibility of your supply chain.
Sourcing Trends. What will the consumer want? What markets will be most relevant? Here are our predictions for the coming 12 months.
We Are Garden – Vietnam Sourcing Insights. As part of our next in the series, we interviewed a Pottery supplier who exports to EU, US and Australia.
One of the main considerations when sourcing from China (or any other Asian country) is how to ship your products in the most cost-effective and efficient way.