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. 02, 2018

Apparel and Footwear Industry Encouraged by News of Trade War Truce

President and CEO Rick Helfenbein said that AAFA is encouraged by the news of a 90-day cease fire in the U.S.-China trade war – following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi.

Feb. 12, 2019

AAFA Requests to Testify at USITC Hearing on UK Trade Agreement

AAFA submitted comments and a request to testify to the U.S. International Trade Commission in connection with its hearing on the potential U.S./U.K. Trade Agreement.

Feb. 07, 2019

AAFA Joins Coalition Letter on Infrastructure

AAFA joined dozens of other trade associations in urging Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill.

Feb. 04, 2019

AAFA Urges Confirmation of CPSC Chairman

AAFA joined in a multi-association letter, urging the Senate to confirm Anne Marie Buerkle as CPSC Chairman.

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.

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.

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.

Events

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Mar. 13, 2019 08:00 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 13

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: National Harbor, MD

3/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Mar. 19, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee March 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

3/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Mar. 28, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committe March Conference Call 2019

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

3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Apr. 15, 2019 06:00 PM

American Image Awards 2019

Meet the honorees we are proud to recognize for 2019 and help celebrate fashion's future on the red carpet April 15!

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM

Apr. 30, 2019 10:00 AM

AAFA Government Relations Spring Committee Meeting

On April 30, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Washington, DC

4/30/2019 10:00:00 AM

Apr. 30, 2019 05:00 PM

2019 Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference

Industry experts will share how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Washington, DC

4/30/2019 5:00:00 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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