Archive for November, 2007

Dell Supplier Case Study

Welcome to the first of a series of case studies designed to demonstrate how supplier size should be factored into sourcing decisions. These experiences were part of an experiment that I documented to test some hypotheses that I’ve had. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! We’ll kick off the series by discussing an experience with Dell,…

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The Chinese Government Creates Toy Supply Shortage?

I just read over on Comcast’s site that the Guangdong provincial government has banned exports from nearly half of the province’s toy factories due to lead paint concerns. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! This just feeds into my belief that there probably is no (or not much) “unleaded” paint in China. US manufacturers, such as…

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