Supply Chain

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

FEATURED

May. 23, 2017

AAFA Supports Tax Reform but Opposes Border Adjustment Tax

AAFA submitted written testimony strongly opposing the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). While AAFA supports overall tax reform, a BAT would erase any benefits that tax reform would bring to the industry.

Jun. 13, 2017

AAFA Urges Sides to Agree to Extension of West Coast Port Labor Contract

AAFA joined 120 organizations in sending a letter applauding the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) for agreeing to early discussions on a contract extension.

Jun. 12, 2017

AAFA Sends FPI Reform Comments To OMB

AAFA submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) outlining a series of reforms to Federal Prison Industries (FPI).

Jun. 07, 2017

AAFA Sends Letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen

AAFA sent a letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen expressing concerns with two proposed laws being considered by the Cambodian government regarding the minimum wage and arbitration of worker-employer disputes.

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

FEATURED

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.

State-Specific Resources

AAFA provides its members with a collection of ever-growing state-specific information and guidance.

Labeling Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 29, 2017 03:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Conference Call

The Social Responsibility Committee will hold its quarterly call to review the CSR issues of the day and discuss committee plans over the coming month

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

July 12, 2017 09:00 AM

Government Relations Committee Meeting July 2017

On July 12, we will meet to discuss pending trade and commercial matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Washington, DC

7/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

July 18, 2017 02:00 PM

Environmental Committee Summer 2017 Meeting

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

7/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

July 20, 2017 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Summer 2017 Meeting

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

7/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Aug. 8, 2017 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee August Conference Call

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

8/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 12, 2017 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee September Conference Call

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

9/12/2017 3:00:00 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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Webinars

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July 20, 2017 02:00 PM

Webinar: Chinese Standards for Textile, Apparel & Footwear

This webinar will identify the applicable Chinese National and Industrial Standards for Textile, Apparel and Footwear products and their relevant requ

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

7/20/2017 2:00:00 PM