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Overseas Manufacturing: How to Source High-Quality Parts Without the Risk

Wednesday October 28, 2020,  4pm PT / 7pm ET

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Manufacturing parts overseas can be an overwhelming process, but there are effective strategies to streamline the experience. 96% of respondents to our 2020 State of Manufacturing survey said their companies are working to increase the agility of their supply chain.

Our team of logistics & international supply chain experts is here to help! Join this expert panel webinar to learn best practices in international logistics, global supply chain management, and quality assurance when manufacturing overseas. 

Walk away with tangible insights on how to:

  • Overcome current supply chain obstacles and troubleshoot logistical pain points between freight carriers and U.S. Customs
  • Use split-order strategies and manage overseas manufacturing transit times to ensure your parts get through U.S. Customs smoothly
  • Protect yourself against liability and IP protection risks
  • Find reliable manufacturing partners you can trust to meet quality standards
  • Choose the best domestic or overseas manufacturing option that meets your specific needs

Hosted by

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Ricardo Ortiz

International Logistics Lead, Fictiv

Ricardo is an experienced professional in international logistics and customs compliance with deep knowledge of operations management and external parties’ relations.

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Andy Sherman

Director of Global Supply Chain, Fictiv

Andy Sherman, CSCP, CPIM, has spent his career positioned at the intersection of supply chain & technology to empower growing enterprises. Since 2016, Andy has led the supply chain function at Fictiv, a global manufacturing ecosystem backed by technology, that enables customers to access a fully optimized and managed supply chain through a digital platform, increasing predictability and agility and decreasing risk for new product introduction. Andy has optimized supply chains at growth-stage and enterprise companies alike, including experience leading supply chain and production operations at Orion Labs, a venture capital-backed wearable communication device company, and value chain planning consultation for Oracle. Andy received his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial & Systems engineering from the University of Southern California. In his spare time, Andy acts as a mentor for hardware startup accelerators Make, based in LA, and his alma mater’s Viterbi Startup Garage.

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David Woodward

Director of Quality, Fictiv

David is an experienced director of quality, with a demonstrated history of success in diverse manufacturing industries. He is skilled in the areas of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS), Employee Learning & Development, Quality Management, Knowledge Management, Manufacturing Management, and Product Safety Compliance. David holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in Advanced Manufacturing Systems from Brunel University, London.

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Cameron Moore

Director of Overseas Manufacturing, Fictiv

Cameron runs Fictiv’s China headquarters, overseeing operations and the expansion of Fictiv’s Asia Manufacturing Partner program. A Mechanical Engineer by training and a 13-year resident of Guangzhou, China, Cameron brings deep experience in overseas manufacturing to Fictiv. Cameron loves Chinese culture, and is constantly learning the subtle nuances of the language and doing business in China.

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