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March 05, 2015

Post Chinese New Year Hangover

Across many countries in Asia the long Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday (known as Tet in Vietnam) celebrations are over and factories are getting ready to crank back up.

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January 29, 2015

Chinese New Year and Port Congestion: The Perfect Storm

What happens when you mix a looming shutdown of one of the largest exporters in the world along with a labor shortage at U.S. ports? You get the Perfect Storm of a catastrophic logistical mess!

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January 22, 2015

A Manufacturer's Dilemma: To Outsource or Not Outsource? [Infographic]

Being a manufacturing company in today's ever-changing global economy is tough. There's always been a huge debate on whether manufacturing offshore is the right thing to do or whether manufacturing companies should be creating jobs here in the U.S. for Americans. East West has outlined our stance on off-shoring vs. on-shoring and the option we...

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September 30, 2014

EW Supply Chain Management: New Warehouse is Open!

It's official! East West has expanded our warehouse, increased our dedicated space for inventoried goods, and is fully operational! Our new warehouse space is located off Sarasota Business Parkway (or SBP as we refer to it) in Conyers, GA. Along with our new warehouse space comes a promotion for Marshall Orr. Marshall has been responsible for...

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September 23, 2014

It's Time to Plan for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year (CNY) goes mostly unnoticed here in the US, but there is a very good reason you should pay close attention to and plan for the largest Chinese holiday of the year.

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August 13, 2014

Right-Shoring: Where is the Optimum Place to Manufacture?

As seen on Manufacturing.net Authored by: Jeff Sweeney

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May 19, 2014

Manufacturing In India

Large Indian companies, multinationals, and global manufacturing companies received a huge boost in confidence with the recent election in India. Winning by the largest margin of victory in 30 years, India’s newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a name you begin to hear more often.

The pro-business Modi has inherited host of challenges...

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March 27, 2014

Is Your Global Supply Chain Quality Trustworthy?

Wouldn't it be great for your company to be on CBS, ABC, USA Today, Time, CNN, and most local affiliates on the very same day? Absolutely! Unless of course the US Consumer Product Safety Commission just announced a recall of your product. Wal-Mart announced a recall of nearly 175,00 children’s dolls because the toys could overhead and...

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February 11, 2014

Scott Ellyson on NPR!

Scott Ellyson, CEO of East West Manufacturing, was recently interviewed by Marketplace to discuss the effects Chinese New Year has across the globe. Scott's interview was featured on NPR February 6, 2014.

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December 02, 2013

East West Supply Chain Management: Who's Handling Your Cargo?

Looking at the photo on the left may bring the question to mind, "Who is handling your cargo?" If you have East West handling the logistics for your shipments, breathe a sigh of relief because we have everything covered! East West Manufacturing is your end-to-end supply chain management solution.

Our logistics department handles...

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