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

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

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

CSR Guidance: Ukraine Dashboard

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

Service Providers: 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.

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

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

Sourcing in New Countries

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

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Feb. 2, 2023 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Bi-Weekly Call

Bi-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

2/2/2023 12:00:00 PM

Feb. 7, 2023 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee February 2023 Meeting

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/7/2023 8:00:00 AM

Feb. 7, 2023 12:30 PM

Environmental Committee February 2023 Meeting

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/7/2023 12:30:00 PM

Feb. 14, 2023 11:00 AM

Brand Protection Council Monthly 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

2/14/2023 11:00:00 AM

Feb. 14, 2023 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee Monthly Call

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

2/14/2023 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 21, 2023 02:00 PM

AAFA Member-Only Monthly 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

2/21/2023 2:00:00 PM

Legislative Action Center

Access pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing supply chain issues for our industry today. Letters include urging Congress to pass the GSP “Refund-Only Bill” and retroactively renew both the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Programs. Let us help you contact Congress!

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News

FEATURED

Jan. 17, 2023

Joint Industry Study Flags Negative Impacts of Section 301 Tariffs on Americans

AAFA, FDRA, RILA, NRF, and USFIA publish a study that calls out detrimental economic impacts of Section 301 tariffs.

Jan. 17, 2023

Joint Industry Study Flags Negative Impacts of Section 301 Tariffs on Americans

Joint Industry Study Flags Negative Impacts Of Section 301 Tariffs On American Consumers And U.S. Businesses.

Jan. 17, 2023

AAFA Submits Comments to USTR on the China Four Year Review

AAFA submitted comments to USTR on the China Four Year Review opposing the Section 301 tariffs.

Jan. 17, 2023

Joint Industry Study Flags Negative Impacts of Section 301 Tariffs on Americans

AAFA, FDRA, RILA, NRF, and USFIA publish a study that calls out detrimental economic impacts of Section 301 tariffs.

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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