Coronavirus Impact: 28 Business Experts Weigh In On How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The E-commerce Industry

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Manufacturing, Podcast2 Comments

GFA295. The Coronavirus, now officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease COVID-19, has infected more than 70,000 people from its epicenter in Wuhan, China to the world over. We gathered from 27 business experts within the GFAVIP community, their insights on how the coronavirus scare affected their businesses and the industry as a whole.

What It Is Like To Start and Run a Chinese Factory with Bryant Zhang

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast0 Comments

GFA232 + GFAE Bonus Announcement. Welcome to this week’s show, loyal listeners! Today we brought Bryant Zhang, co-founder of Ennoplus factory. They are a manufacturer and designer of solar powered outdoor LED lights. I am inside the factory to do this show, and discuss some insights of how they started and grew so fast. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode232.

Rico Ngoma of Source Find Asia

AngelicaBlog, Business, Manufacturing1 Comment

Our featured member today is a 25-year old Canadian entrepreneur who is CEO of a manufacturing consulting company – Source Find Asia. Aside from being a CEO, Rico Ngoma is also a podcaster and a vlogger who moved to China 3 years ago directly after college from Toronto with a dollar and a dream to start his own business.

Leveraging Taiwan For Your Sourcing and Manufacturing Business with Kara Atchison

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast2 Comments

GFA202. We have listeners asking, and we are providing! Taiwan has been a topic that many are curious about, the corporate structure, the “scene”, and other fun facts. So this week, we are delivering. We have with us a guest I met at the Cross Border Matchmaker, Kara Atchison who is an American business woman based in Taiwan. She will talk about Leveraging Taiwan for Business as well as some tips and strategies for sourcing from Chinese factories. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode202.

The Story of Setting Up a Factory Operation in China with Greg Fisher

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast2 Comments

GFA192. In today’s podcast, we have Greg Fisher to speak all about China factory operation. He has created an amazing hardware community called Hardware Massive which is a global network of makers where I have had the pleasure to speak at a couple times and really enjoy the people in the community. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode192.

Overseeing Production of Your New Manufactured Product in China with Chris Oliva

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast0 Comments

GFA187. Part 2 of manufacturing knowledge overload! Last week was a bit more on protecting yourself in the growing F2C (Factory to Consumer) world – this week we are into manufacturing. So now you have the custom product idea, how do you make it a reality. Chris gives us insights on getting an MVP going all the way to mass production manufacturing and some really good tips in overseeing production of your new products. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode187

Secret Shopper Buying From Your Chinese Factory, Loyalty Tests with Darren Whittaker

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast1 Comment

GFA177. This week’s show we have Darren Whitaker, talking about amazing ways to manufacture and manage your suppliers in China. He has been through quite a bit and shares some of his experiences and well as tips and tactics on how to best source and manufacture from China as well as talk about his services especially if you are in need of a secret shopper in China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode177.

Shipping & Logistics Options from China & Hong Kong with Nick Bartlett

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Manufacturing, Podcast1 Comment

GFA129. Today’s show, we have Nick Bartlett to talk about shipping and logistics from China and Hong Kong. Nick’s sales force is qualified as freight consultants – their services expand across all different methods of shipping and advice. Find out more about shipping and logistics HK and China more. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode129.