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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Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr. 29, 2020

AAFA Welcomes USTR Intellectual Property Rights Reports

AAFA praised USTR following the release of the 2019 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets and the 2020 Special 301 reports, both of which were released earlier today.

Apr. 22, 2020

AAFA Joins Multi-Association COVID-19 Statement

AAFA wrote a statement urging coordinated governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic and collected signatories from our international contacts.

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. NEW! Ask your representatives to support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus relief. We also have letters to urge Congress to support a single national “Made in USA” labeling standard and to 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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COVID-19 What to Consider and What’s Being Done

The AAFA team is dedicated to providing you with timely coronavirus (COVID-19) resources to help protect your teams, your consumers, and your supply chains.

Labeling Frequently Asked Questions

A resource of frequently asked questions about labeling issues and requirements.

U.S. Labeling Resources

Below is a list of helpful links to the relevant rules, regulations, and guides available for labeling apparel, footwear, textiles, and fashion accessories for the U.S. market.

Restricted Substance List (RSL)

This RSL is intended to provide apparel and footwear companies with information related to regulations and laws that restrict or ban certain chemicals and substances in finished home textile, apparel, and footwear products around the world.

Events

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June 2, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 37

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/2/2020 1:00:00 PM

June 2, 2020 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee June 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

6/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

June 4, 2020 04:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 10

Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/4/2020 4:00:00 PM

June 9, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 38

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/9/2020 1:00:00 PM

June 16, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 39

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/16/2020 1:00:00 PM

June 23, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 40

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/23/2020 1:00:00 PM

Webinars

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June 3, 2020 01:00 PM

Virtual Event: Product Safety & Compliance Seminar 2020

Virtual Event Dates: June 3 and June 4

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/3/2020 1:00:00 PM

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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