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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Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr. 29, 2020

AAFA Welcomes USTR Intellectual Property Rights Reports

AAFA praised USTR following the release of the 2019 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets and the 2020 Special 301 reports, both of which were released earlier today.

Apr. 22, 2020

66 Industry Organizations Appeal to Governments to Address the Economic Crisis Caused by COVID-19

Today, AAFA joined with 66 industry groups in a call to governments and international financial institutions to enact coordinated efforts to address the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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May 26, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 34

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

5/26/2020 1:00:00 PM

May 29, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 35

Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

5/29/2020 1:00:00 PM

May 29, 2020 02:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 9

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

5/29/2020 2:00:00 PM

June 2, 2020 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee June Conference Call 2020

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

6/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

July 14, 2020 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee July Conference Call 2020

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

7/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

July 29, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Environmental Committee Virtual 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: Online

7/29/2020 1:00:00 PM

Webinars

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May 28, 2020 09:00 AM

Webinar: Global Supply Chains and the COVID-19 Crises

Join us as we bring together a panel of trade association leaders from the United States and Europe to share their perspectives on the current crises.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

5/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

June 3, 2020 01:00 PM

Virtual Event: Product Safety & Compliance Seminar 2020

Virtual Event Dates: June 3 and June 4

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/3/2020 1:00:00 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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