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Webinar: The Challenges of Importing Textiles and Apparel

This webinar will discuss the importance of control and visibility to overcome common supply chain challenges such as quality issues and defects.
Audience: Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.

Description:

Your brand needs to have a plan in place to get ahead of quality obstacles and keep your supply chain operating effectively. This webinar will discuss the importance of control and visibility to overcome common supply chain challenges such as quality issues and defects, as well as damage caused by mold and bug infestations. It will also propose quality control solutions to help you systematize your efforts to ensure less friction and higher quality products.


Attendees of this webinar will learn:
  • The factors contributing to common supply chain challenges during production, storage and transport such as defects, mold and bug infestations
  • How to prevent and overcome these challenges with a comprehensive quality control or quality assurance program.
  • The difference between quality control and quality assurance in your supply chain.

  

Speakers:

Rogelio Vazquez
Senior Business Development Manager
QIMA

Rogelio is one of the Senior Business Development Managers at QIMA with years of experience in areas of supply chain, logistics and transport management among others. Rogelio supports QIMA clients to protects their brands’ integrity and supply chains with identifying high-quality suppliers and mitigating the risks associated with importation by coordinating audits, lab tests and product inspections.
 

Moderator:

Kristen Kern
Manager, Supply Chain & Sustainability Initiatives
AAFA

As Manager of Supply Chain and Sustainability Initiatives, Kristen leads the AAFA Sustainability portfolio, working with government and industry professionals to further environmental sustainability in the apparel and footwear industry. She also leads the AAFA Product Safety portfolio, collaborating with stakeholders to create best practices and regulations for safe, quality products for consumers. Kristen holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Fashion Merchandising and Design, and French, with a minor in Chemistry from Virginia Tech.

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When
8/20/2020 2:00 PM - 8/20/2020 3:00 PM
Where
Online