Supply Chain & Manufacturing

As the industry’s source for supply chain compliance, AAFA helps you stay ahead of sustainability and social responsibility matters, chemical management, transportation and logistics, and more.

News

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Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Dec. 12, 2019

AAFA Urges President to Provide Tariff Relief to American Businesses and Consumers

AAFA has sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump emphasizing the need for a "Phase One" deal that both eliminates the tariffs that are currently in place and removes the threat of those scheduled to take effect on December 15.

Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Nov. 06, 2019

AAFA Urges Bangladesh to Support Nirapon and Ongoing Worker Safety Efforts

AAFA sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, urging continued support for Nirapon and ongoing worker safety efforts.

Legislative Action Center

Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing supply chain issues for our industry today. Urge Congress to support a single national “Made in USA” labeling standard and show your company’s support for the ILO/IFC Better Work Program. Let us help you contact Congress!

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Tools & Research

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Commitment to Responsible Recruitment

Learn about (and take part in) this collaborative industry effort to address potential forced labor risks for migrant workers in the global supply chain.

AAFA Sourcing Profiles

AAFA’s member-only Sourcing Profiles equip members with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions when considering new regions and new countries.

Trade War Resources

77% of all apparel, footwear, and home textile products imported to the U.S. from China will be hit with an additional 10% tariff on September 1. The other 23% will be hit on December 15. Help us fight back!

Commitment to Responsible Recruitment

Learn about (and take part in) this collaborative industry effort to address potential forced labor risks for migrant workers in the global supply chain.

Events

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Jan. 14, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee January Conference Call 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

1/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 4, 2020 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Meeting 2020

The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/4/2020 8:00:00 AM

Feb. 4, 2020 12:30 PM

Environmental Committee Meeting 2020

The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/4/2020 12:30:00 PM

Feb. 11, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee February Conference Call 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

2/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

Mar. 3, 2020 07:00 AM

Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit

The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 3rd.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Washington, DC

3/3/2020 7:00:00 AM

Mar. 10, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations March Committee Conference Call 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

Webinars

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Request for Comments

Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.

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