Soule Solutions: Notes & News

Three Underlying Factors You Shouldn’t Ignore When Selecting an Outsourced Manufacturing Partner

By: Michael Hotchkiss, Director of Sales, SB&W  Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. –Henry Ford The three keys to success in selling made-to-order things are price, delivery and quality, usually in that order. While those may be the main elements of successful selling, they aren’t the only important ingredients. […]

Here’s Why U.S. Manufacturers Should Still Want to Be in China

By: Michael Hotchkiss, Director of Sales, SB&W  Why would any American business choose a supply chain partner in China? To do so means dealing with the possibility of additional tariffs on Chinese imports, the risk of intellectual property theft, and the moral dilemma of human rights violations and censorship. Why would any U.S. organization want to […]

The Rise in China Manufacturing Costs Explained

By: Michael Hotchkiss, Director of Sales, SB&W  Over the past several of years, major and minor shifts in policies and regulations have changed how Chinese businesses can operate. Manufacturers in China have enjoyed a distinct advantage in in lax environmental regulations, low material costs and labor rates giving the freedom to conduct themselves in a […]