Category Archives: International sourcing

Inventor Q & A: Questions and Answers

I thought it might be nice to post a variety of common questions that inventors ask and my answers. My answers are, of course, just that: my answers. Other inventors may, no doubt, have different answers than I do. Here are … Continue reading

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Successful Inventing from A to Z: U – Understanding and Planning Importing Logistics

In the previous post – T – Three Partners in Your Overseas Manufacturing Team – I discussed how your manufacturer must work closely with your freight forwarder and with your US Customs broker for efficient importing of your product. In … Continue reading

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Successful Inventing from A to Z: T – Three Partners in Your Overseas Manufacturing Team

In the previous post – S – Strategies for Manufacturing Your Product Overseas – I suggested a three-step process towards overseas manufacturing: manufacture in the US if you can do so cost-effectively; consider Mexico if US is not practical; choose … Continue reading

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