Trade, Logistics, & Manufacturing

AAFA advocates for clearly defined and transparent trade, logistics, customs, and manufacturing policies that benefit our industry while raising awareness of our industry’s impactful contributions to the American and global economy.

Tools & Resources

FEATURED

AAFA/WRAP Guidance for the Safe Factory Operations

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

Ukraine Dashboard

This resource provides regular updates as AAFA members look for options to support the people affected by the tragedy in Ukraine.

Supplier Connection Hub

The Supplier Connection Hub houses pre-recorded Solution Sessions, case studies, white papers, and more as developed by AAFA supplier members.

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.

AAFA/WRAP Guidance for the Safe Factory Operations

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

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.

MOU Partners

AAFA has forged Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with strategic partners around the world to collaborate on reducing trade barriers, sharing best practices, and promoting innovation on behalf of our members.

Events

Virtual Footwear Workshop, Oct 19, 2022, 1 pm
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Sep. 28, 2022 01:00 PM

Briefing on the 21st Century Customs Framework (21CCF)

Join this member-only briefing to learn more about CBP’s 21st Century Customs Framework.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

9/28/2022 1:00:00 PM

Sep. 29, 2022 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 32

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

9/29/2022 12:00:00 PM

Oct. 4, 2022 11:00 AM

Brand Protection Council Monthly Conference Call

Join us for monthly Brand Protection Council calls to discuss the latest brand protection, counterfeit, and intellectual property rights issues.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

10/4/2022 11:00:00 AM

Oct. 6, 2022 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 33

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

10/6/2022 12:00:00 PM

Oct. 11, 2022 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee October Conference Call 2022

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

10/11/2022 3:00:00 PM

Oct. 12, 2022 02:00 PM

AAFA Member-Only 14th Roundtable on the Shipping Crisis

AAFA will facilitate a discussion of best practices to address the shipping crisis.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

10/12/2022 2:00:00 PM

Legislative Action Center

Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today. NEW! Support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus efforts.

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News

FEATURED

Sep. 21, 2022

Apparel and Footwear Industry Calls on Congress to Swiftly Pass the GSP Refund Only Bill

AAFA expressed its support for the GSP “Refund-Only” Bill (H.R. 8906) following its introduction in the House of Representatives on Monday.

Sep. 25, 2022

AAFA Urges Myanmar to Release Vicky Bowman from Prison

AAFA urges Myanmar to the immediate release Vicky Bowman and her husband, Htein Lin, from prison.

Sep. 21, 2022

Apparel and Footwear Industry Calls on Congress to Swiftly Pass the GSP Refund Only Bill

AAFA expressed its support for the GSP “Refund-Only” Bill (H.R. 8906) following its introduction in the House of Representatives on Monday.

Sep. 16, 2022

AAFA Submits Comments on U.S. Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership

AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative detailing negotiating objectives for the U.S. Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership.

Learning Center

AAFA offers its recorded events, webinars, and lunch and learn programs on-demand for your convenience. Covering a range of innovative concepts and successful business practices, these recordings provide intelligence and action items to help your business succeed.

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Webinars

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