Christian Schuh, senior partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, emphasizes the importance of knowing, and working closely with, one’s major suppliers in a multi-tier manufacturing supply chain.
USTR has announced it will reinstate through the end of this year more than 350 previously expired China duty exclusions under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. It’s important to act now to identify qualifying exclusions and estimate potential duty refund amounts.
Sustainability is also a global business opportunity to demonstrate environmental and social accountability in more meaningful and transparent ways. Customers expect it, governments mandate it, and marketplaces reward it.
Tiffany Presley, attorney in the Supply Chain Practice of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, offers advice on how manufacturers can achieve better visibility of, and control over, suppliers at the tier-one level and beyond.
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