4 episodes

The official Sourcing Playground podcast is a monthly podcast about all things global trade. We hear of stories behind innovative brands, insight from buyers, advice from industry experts and passionate discussions about ethical and sustainable production. Jam packed with useful tips and advice for those starting their product sourcing journey.
Sourcing Playground is the online, B2B global trading platform, helping buyers find and work with trusted manufacturers and suppliers.
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Global Trade Podcast Sourcing Playground

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The official Sourcing Playground podcast is a monthly podcast about all things global trade. We hear of stories behind innovative brands, insight from buyers, advice from industry experts and passionate discussions about ethical and sustainable production. Jam packed with useful tips and advice for those starting their product sourcing journey.
Sourcing Playground is the online, B2B global trading platform, helping buyers find and work with trusted manufacturers and suppliers.
Brought to you by Sourcing Playground

    A Quick Guide to Great Supplier Management! Part 2

    A Quick Guide to Great Supplier Management! Part 2

    Check out part 2 of our series on great supplier management!

    In this episode, I discuss a few of the common supplier management problems, that I see recurring again and again.

    Have a listen, and let me know what you think. Maybe I missed something you feel is important. I'm really happy to discuss this.

    Stay safe!

    Michael

    • 17 min
    A Quick Guide to Great Supplier Management!

    A Quick Guide to Great Supplier Management!

    How the relationship with your suppliers will determine the success of yours orders. 

    Learn about best practices…

    There are good suppliers and bad suppliers, but if there are any badly managed suppliers, that's on you.

    Whether you are an experienced buyer, or a newbie, this podcast should hi light some important supplier management issues and practices.

    Enjoy!

    • 7 min
    Meet the Buyer Sessions - How to Start Your Own Shoe Brand with Susannah from The Shoe Consultant

    Meet the Buyer Sessions - How to Start Your Own Shoe Brand with Susannah from The Shoe Consultant

    We spoke to Susannah @ The Shoe Consultant where we go into details for all those thinking about starting their own shoe brand.  We'll be discussing the process of starting your own shoe brand - from start to finish looking at;
    your brand
    learning about product & design
    investors
    manufacturing countries for footwear
    private labelling vs custom manufacturing
    trade shows
    working with your suppliers & best practices
    tips, industry insights and take outs
    & loads more

    • 50 min
    Meet the Buyer Sessions - How to Ship & Import Products with Ben from IncoDocs

    Meet the Buyer Sessions - How to Ship & Import Products with Ben from IncoDocs

    We spoke to Ben Thompson, Co-Founder @ IncoDocs about the process of how to ship & import products from overseas and what are the things you need to know. We cover the process from start to finish about shipping products from overseas including:
    how to calculate your shipping costs
    import duties and taxes
    freight forwarders
    incoterms
    IncoDocs and how they can help businesses with their export documentation, creating faster compliant documentation
    & loads more

    • 34 min