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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Nov. 15, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Infrastructure Bill

AAFA emphasized the critical need for comprehensive improvements to the nation's infrastructure following today's signing of the Biden administration's infrastructure package.

Dec. 01, 2021

AAFA Sends Letter to the Sri Lankan Industry, JAAF

AAFA sent a letter to the Sri Lankan industry (JAAF) reaffirming our industry’s commitment to upholding labor laws and freedom of association in Sri Lanka.

Dec. 01, 2021

AAFA Sends Letter to the Clean Clothes Campaign

AAFA sent a letter to the Clean Clothes Campaign reaffirming our industry’s commitment to upholding labor laws and freedom of association in Sri Lanka.

Nov. 29, 2021

AAFA Comments on Small Purchase Threshold Regulations

AAFA submitted comments on the Defense Department’s proposed regulations to implement recent legislative changes for the new small purchase threshold for the Berry Amendment.

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. NEW! Ask your representatives to support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus relief. We also have letters to urge Congress to support a single national “Made in USA” labeling standard and to 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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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.

Labeling Frequently Asked Questions

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

U.S. Labeling Resources

Below is a list of helpful links to the relevant rules, regulations, and guides available for labeling apparel, footwear, textiles, and fashion accessories for the U.S. market.

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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Dec. 9, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 37

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

12/9/2021 12:00:00 PM

Dec. 13, 2021 02:00 PM

AAFA Member-Only Call on Prop 65

Join AAFA for a discussion on new Prop 65 notices targeting the industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

12/13/2021 2:00:00 PM

Dec. 14, 2021 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 71

Member-only call on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

12/14/2021 1:00:00 PM

Dec. 14, 2021 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee December Conference Call 2021

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

12/14/2021 3:00:00 PM

Dec. 15, 2021 02:00 PM

AAFA Member-Only 5th 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

12/15/2021 2:00:00 PM

Dec. 16, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 38

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

12/16/2021 12:00:00 PM

Webinars

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Dec. 9, 2021 02:00 PM

Webinar: Recycled Polyester Testing & Verification

Many companies are using recycled content claims on their apparel and footwear articles. Join our webinar to get first-hand knowledge from our experts

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

12/9/2021 2:00:00 PM

Dec. 16, 2021 02:00 PM

Webinar: Higg and tentree Discuss How to Grow - and Grow Greener

Explore sustainability strategies and technologies driving measurable results in apparel during our conversation with sustainability leaders.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

12/16/2021 2:00:00 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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