Did you know that Chinese New Year 2023 is coming particularly early this year in January 2023? If you have suppliers in China, you need to be aware that this holiday period is likely to lead to a disruption in supply while their … [Read more...]
Tips For Importers To Survive CNY 2022 [Podcast]
In this episode… Chinese New Year is a tricky time for importers. 2021 has seen the continuing pandemic, sea freight costs skyrocketing, and logistics systems crumbling. High material and component costs and chip shortages have added gas … [Read more...]
The Impact Of Chinese New Year On Importers & Tips To Prepare For CNY 2021 [Podcast]
The Phenomenon of Chinese New Year Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is an amazing time of year in China and several other Asian countries who also place a lot of importance on the lunar calendar (such as Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and … [Read more...]
Chinese New Year: how to manage the disruption?
My friend Brad Pritts was kind enough to share the advice he gives to importers who are not familiar with the Chinese New Year production planning. I reproduced it below. I think the "approach" paragraph is very useful and practical … [Read more...]