Will There Really Be a “New Normal” for Supply Chains?

Will There Really Be a “New Normal” for Supply Chains?

Will There Really Be a “New Normal” for Supply Chains? “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the...
What Does MOQ Mean? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Does MOQ Mean? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Does MOQ Mean? Here’s What You Need to Know If you’re getting started as an eCommerce seller and looking for manufacturers, you may have come across the term MOQ and been confused by it. What is MOQ? MOQ stands for “Minimum Order Quantity” and it’s the...
Will the Coronavirus Crisis Change Trade Shows Forever?

Will the Coronavirus Crisis Change Trade Shows Forever?

Will the Coronavirus Crisis Change Trade Shows Forever? Image Source: Collision Conf As an importer, you may rely on trade shows and trade fairs to help you identify new product sources, keep up with industry trends, network with peers, or inspire fresh new ideas. If...
Going From Product Design to Store Shelves (A Timeline)

Going From Product Design to Store Shelves (A Timeline)

Going From Product Design to Store Shelves (A Timeline) Do you have a new product design that you want to manufacture and get onto store shelves by Christmas? That’s definitely realistic… If you’re talking about Christmas 2021. At Insight, we do a lot of sourcing in...
Chinese Trading Companies: Are They Really That Bad?

Chinese Trading Companies: Are They Really That Bad?

Chinese Trading Companies: Are They Really That Bad? If you’ve been going through the process of searching for new suppliers, you may have noticed at some point that not all of the companies you find online are factories. While browsing the Alibaba platform, for...
Reshoring is a Move You Need to Think Through Very Carefully

Reshoring is a Move You Need to Think Through Very Carefully

Reshoring is a Move You Need to Think Through Very Carefully An abandoned warehouse located in Loveland, Colorado. (Photo: Tara Evans) “This pandemic has underscored the vital importance of reshoring our supply chains and bringing them back into the United States,...

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