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

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May. 17, 2018

AAFA President Questions NCTO’s Request to Raise Taxes on American Consumers

Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA, released a statement condemning the request of the National Council of Textile Organizations for the Trump Administration to impose a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports of apparel from China.

May. 17, 2018

AAFA President Questions NCTO’s Request to Raise Taxes on American Consumers

Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA, released a statement condemning the request of the National Council of Textile Organizations for the Trump Administration to impose a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports of apparel from China.

May. 10, 2018

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Letter to HASC Chair and Ranking Member on Berry Amendment Footwear and

AAFA joined with more than a dozen industry groups in expressing concerns to the House Armed Services Committee leadership on our very strong opposition to anti-Berry Amendment proposals on footwear and components in defense legislation.

May. 04, 2018

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Letter on Berry Amendment Protections

AAFA joined with 8 other associations in expressing concerns on Berry Amendment proposals in legislation connected to the National Defense Authorization Act.

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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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 14, 2018 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee June Conference 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

6/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

June 27, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee June 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

6/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

July 26, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee July 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

7/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Aug. 7, 2018 12:30 PM

Environmental Committee Summer 2018 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: Seattle, WA

8/7/2018 12:30:00 PM

Aug. 8, 2018 08:00 AM

AAFA Traceability Seminar

This program delivers business solutions, resources, and initiatives to keep to people and the environment safe through supply chain transparency.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

8/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Aug. 9, 2018 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Summer 2018 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: Seattle, WA

8/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

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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June 7, 2018 02:00 PM

Webinar: Preparing for Changes to California Prop 65

Join this member-only webinar to hear important updates to Prop 65 and how to get ready.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/7/2018 2:00:00 PM