China Sourcing Explained: Success in a Complex and Diverse Market – Managing Risks and Realizing Rewards

Stephen Bucalo Vice President of GEP and a 30 years veteran in strategic sourcing will address China Sourcing as an integral component of a business strategy to achieve cost competitiveness. He will discuss the major opportunities, challenges and benefits of this strategy while focusing on a very practical and essential topic of filtering the best suppliers from a large quantity of diverse suppliers in this vast and complex marketplace.

You will learn details on critical front-end process including; product and global region matching, supplier identification and supplier evaluation covering risk assessments and quality audits. We will also discuss various strategies to enter the market including going –alone, agents/brokers and third party service providers.