Rec’d complete…all in white ! Great !!....Attaching a “gift” from the Chicago Housewares Show. The Collection was one of the highlights of the entire Fair !!.It had featured space as you entered the booth. You should feel extremely proud of the FANTASTIC job you did in keeping this altogether and keeping those vendors on time ....we made a great imperession .( Major Tableware Brand )
I wanted to follow up with you and express my utmost appreciation for the service and the quality product you all were able to produce and deliver. It really looks incredible and I am very pleased. Again...thank you for your all your efforts, diligence and hands on experience you and your team provided for us.( Product Design & Marketing Company )
Rec’d…all In all. They are approved. Great job.....You have done an absolutely outstanding job in pulling this all together in such an impossibly tight window. Thank you.( Foodservice Products Manufacturer & Wholesaler )
"The Source Team exhibited a strong performance in 2016 with a product defect rate of 0.01% versus the overall supplier average of 1.19%. In addition, field failures, product defects, corrective action, days to closure & cost change were all also excellent"( Industrial Machine Company )
"...it's been incredible to watch your team over in Xiamen step up their game and really excel...these last 12-15 months."( Fitness & Performance Products Brand )
"The return rate of 2.56% is by far the best we have had with this item. This is what I wanted to see when we decided to hire Source International."( Gardening and Housewares Retailer Client )
"Again, I’ve been very impressed with all that you as a company have done for this order. It has been top notch the whole way and such a MAJOR improvement from dealing direct with the manufacturer. I wouldn’t do it any other way in the future!"( Home Interior Products Retailer Client )
The ASIA MANUFACTURING COST of commodity price trends in the second quarter are mostly up across the board with a few rare exceptions. Most grades of plastics, industrial metals, paper, ceramic and glass raw materials all rose in price while only some grades of rubber and alumina for ceramic production were going down in price. Wood prices meanwhile remained mostly flat and Textiles prices were mixed. Petroleum and fuel prices were up in this quarter and labor rates inched up in the lower wage countries. The US Dollar rose a little bit against most of the Asian currencies in Q2. China exports saw up in the quarter while China imports were down. The China PPI was up slightly while the China CPI was down slightly. The PMI USA indexes saw steady improvement in Q2 and PMI China saw maintained while PMI Hong Kong was down significantly. Below is a chart of the general trends and for all the details, please see the entire report.Read More
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SECTION 301 & 232 TARIFFS UPDATE
Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705 on Adjusting Imports of Steel and Aluminum into the United States providing for additional 25% and 10% duties for steel mill and aluminum articles, effective July 6, 2018.
Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued press release announcing additional tariffs on products imported from China. The additional tariffs are part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to “the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property” and are still under consideration.
Source International (SI) was awarded the 2018 Ceramic Industry Supplier of the Year which was presented on May 1, 2018 via live video stream from the Ceramic Expo show floor in Cleveland. SI is a 30-year-old manufacturing and supply management company with a dedicated team in China, comprising merchandisers, engineers, and quality technicians working directly on behalf of customers to ensure smooth operations that result in quality products.Read More
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