Offshore Manufacturing & Sourcing

Newsletter OS Manufacturig Part 1

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Certainty?

The twin-prop 19 seat airplane, on a flight from Denver to Sheridan, was bucking like a livid bronco; a white knuckled flight made worse by uncertainty, and total silence from the pilot. As the plane kicked and bumped its way through the turbulent air my wife squeezed my knee with anxiety. It was on the return flight that we learned a […]

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OffShore Manufacturig Part-I

  Offshore Manufacturing & Sourcing A concise analysis © Part I  Hero Enterprises, Inc.    Offshore Manufacturing Case Study The situation: The problem: The solution: A medium size US Decorative Accessories Company with domestic manufacturing facilities, embarked on a national expansion program which included new product lines. The plan called for a substantial investment in infrastructure, tooling and labor, an […]

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Creativity

Creativity is our ability to act in ways that are new. Thinking creatively can lead us be Inventive, creating something that was never done, Innovate, improving on an existing product, or both. Whether you are an Inventor, an Innovator or a Startup, you will, at the end of your product creation or improvement, need a trusted, reliable manufacturer. Invention and […]

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Outsourcing/Off-shoring to China – An Overview

Outsourcing to China An Overview Definitions: 1. A practice used by different companies to reduce costs by transferring portions of work to outside suppliers rather than completing it   internally. (source – Investopedia). 2. Outsourcing is a process by which a company entrusts some or all of its production and/or procurement to professionals who are not employees of that company whose […]

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Chinese New Year, What is it?

Chinses New Year, What is it? Jan 4, 2015 Chinese New Year 2015 – February 19th Year of the Sheep (羊) For a change, not a business post, but rather some knowledge and a little trivia about the Chinese New Year. When is Chinese New Year this year? The upcoming Chinese New Year falls on February 19th when we'll be […]

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Seven Rules for Business and Life

Seven rules for business and life Feb 9, 2015 Found this in an old email yet do not know who coined these The Law of Compensation My income is determined by how many people I serve and how well I serve them. The Law of Value My true worth is determined by how much more I give in value than […]

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Clearing the mystery of Offshore Sourcing

Offshore Manufacturing & Sourcing: A concise analysis © www.herosourcing.wpengine.com Offshore Manufacturing Case Study The situation:                                          The problem:                                           The solution: A medium size US Decorative Accessories Company with domestic manufacturing facilities, embarked on a national expansion program which included new product lines. The plan called for a substantial investment in infrastructure, tooling and labor, an investment that would push any profits […]

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Sourcing Essentials

This is a response to a question I was asked during a presentation to a group of potential importers: The question was whether it is advisable to execute sourcing activities, production, financials, logistics etc. on the Internet: There are multiple listing sources on the web yet it has to be noted that these are paid listings, hence depending on these should […]

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Hi All, Hope the new year has greeted you with good health and success. Have been away too long, yet when I came across the jewel of a saying, it was time to get back in the saddle. Wishing you success. ************************************************************************************************************************************** "Watch your thoughts, they become your words, Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they […]

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