David Hoffmann is a Hong Kong-based Supply Chain expert with over 15 years experience shipping product to the volume of $200M/year to over 40 countries through his company, Global Regency, a sourcing and quality control service company that has sourced large volume electronics for retail chain stores such as Kmart, Target, Bunnings and Walmart.
David has recently launched GlobalTQM under the Globel Regency umbrella to help eCommerce businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs source directly from China and the Asia Pacific.
This is a super interesting conversation covering topics such trademarks, the Trump-China tariff coming into effect on 15th December 2019, how to approach trade shows and the future of China, as a global AI (artificial intelligence) hub.
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4:44 David Hoffman intro
7:42 What is the number one mistake entrepreneurs make when sourcing products
12:56 Is GlobalTQM a trading company or sourcing company?
14:46 Product Design
16:32 What are the countries should we factor in sourcing standpoint? What is changing in China?
22:37 David’s take on trade shows
27:00 Intellectual property protection
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