As November rolls around and the holiday season nears, we are reminded of the things we are grateful for. Con-Tech has many reasons to be both thankful and celebratory!
As a global parts supplier specializing in imports for more than 35 years, Con-Tech’s strong relationships with global suppliers and manufacturers and our logistics expertise allow us to master the recent changes in American tariff regulations. Let’s break these down and address how we tackle some of the most important issues include sourcing, pricing, transportation,… Read More
Recent changes I legislation with respect to import tariffs have greatly affected the steel industry. U.S. President Trump in April 2017 ordered an investigation into the national security implications of foreign imports of US steel. Days later, he signed a memorandum for a similar investigation on aluminum. Both were efforts undertaken by the Commerce Department… Read More
Who Saves With Outsourced Manufacturing? iPhones, computers, the clothes you wear, they’re all examples of outsourced manufacturing. Outsourcing the production of brands and labels to somewhere other than their owners’ facilities is done commonly, usually to save money. Let’s face it, we all like to save money. Most of us NEED to. So, as a… Read More
If you reduce your expenses by outsourcing, and if your sales remain the same, you’ll have more money that can be better spent on marketing, debt reduction, research and development, office salaries, and other areas that can help improve your bottom line. Savings can be derived from lower labor costs, less expensive tooling, shorter set-up… Read More
Whether you have a company already producing goods and are consider producing others, or are not making anything yet and wondering how you can, you should consider the following. Rather than sacrificing something like the cost or quality of goods in a way that might tarnish your company or product’s name, or the time to… Read More
Outsourcing Manufacturing Outsource manufacturing is often done two different ways: With one-off items, and with Contract manufacturing agreements. Outsourcing manufacturing for one-time items is ideal when the team that you normally have manufacture your products or goods simply can’t handle the workload for that specific item, or when it’s a new item and you cannot… Read More
Procurement Sourcing Purchasing is a detailed analytical group of tasks and many companies don’t like to spend their time shopping. Outsourcing procurement is more than just hiring a professional shopper. Procurement Sourcing Procurement outsourcing is one of the processes undertaken by global sourcing companies as part of supply chain management when representing other companies that… Read More