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How to Ethically Manufacture Overseas: Will it Deter My Customers?

How to Ethically Manufacture Overseas: Will it Deter My Customers? Consumers are increasingly calling for brands to manufacture ethically, while also keeping their costs relatively low. As businesses continue to look for solutions, a way forward has emerged – ethically manufacturing overseas. Some brands may baulk at the increased costs associated with ethically manufacturing overseas,[...]
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What it means to have a COVID-Proof International Supply Chain in 2020

Are you left wondering how you’re going to successfully establish (and then manage) a thriving international supply chain throughout 2020 ? Wow… Hasn’t it been a year of harsh blows to the Australian economy… It hasn’t been easy for anyone. One less thing that you’ll need to worry about is how you are going to[...]
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Big Businesses, Big Bullies? Ethics in Manufacturing on a Global Scale & #PayUp Movement

Big Businesses, Big Bullys? Why Fairtrade and ethics are so important in overseas manufacturing. When retail businesses grow to the size of shareholders, boards and billions – does the moral code of ethics decline in line with increasing the bottom line? How about making decisions that directly send millions of workers and children into irreversible[...]
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Covid-19 – What it Means For Manufacturing in China – Sourci Australia Update

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Hey World, Things are a little bit uncertain right? You might be wondering, what does this mean for manufacturing in China, in Asia, for the Australian economy? Well first and foremost, we at Sourci want to say that we wish the Australian & New Zealand people a world of good health, safety, and comfort whilst[...]
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Sourci’s Guide to Importing from China to Australia

The Sourci team are using their resources and years of experience to give a crash course and some advice for people and businesses importing from China to Australia.   Importing From China to Australia – A Snapshot   Australia and China have a long-standing export and import relationship, China has been a big purchaser of[...]
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What’s an MOQ and why is it important?

It’s really common for first-time importers to be a little shocked when finding out the Minimum Ordering Quantity (MOQs) of their products after making a few inquiries with international manufacturers online. You will find that just about all categories and industries have reasonably high MOQs that often make it difficult to get into as a[...]
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How NOT to find the best manufacturers for your new business – Alibaba

Why Alibaba might just be a giant waste of time for your new ecommerce business… If you’ve spent any time on the website at all, then great- you will know exactly what we’re talking about! We’re not going to go into detail about the usability, the clunky system and programming behind the platform itself, or[...]
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How to find the best PRICED manufacturers across China, Vietnam & so on!

Are you launching a new business? Perhaps your established company is preparing to find a new overseas manufacturer? Maybe your existing supplier is causing you grief, or you’re simply paying far too high a price for your goods. Well whatever the case, you’re here because you want to find the ‘cream of the crop’ as[...]
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