The HAIZOL first year anniversary event was held on November 19, 2016 in Shanghai and was hosted by SCMClub (Supply Chain Management and a non-profit organization). HAIZOL is an online platform that bridges sourcing professionals and manufacturing suppliers. HAIZOL continues to expand and succeed as a business. Recently HAIZOL was awarded for being one of China's top business-to-business online platforms. This event welcomed the presence of a large number of individuals within the Chinese manufacturing industry, including over 1,000 manufacturing professionals from areas such as procurement and supply chain community. In addition, representatives from well-known companies like Haier, Volkswagen, Bosch and Philips were also present.
Important figures in the industry graced the stage at the event. HAIZOL's founder and CEO Sherry She, gave the conference keynote speech. Her speech introduced HAIZOL-line and SCMClub's cooperation and identified the reason for organizing activities of strategic significance for both sides. Huang Zhen, a purchasing director of a Fortune500 company presided over the entire event which featured guests lecturing at a round-table forum about the current popularity of cross-border sharing. Topics discussed covered the future of the global manufacturing industry, the importance of strategic implementation, and the key benefits of the HAIZOL platform utilization.
Representative individuals' were interviewed at the celebration. They are White Wen, Michael Guo, and Randy Chen. The interviews captured the views of important professionals in manufacturing industry. Interviewees highlighted their views on the present and future of the manufacturing industry as well as the progressiveness of the HAIZOL online platform.
1.White Wen -- Purchasing Manager, Flexco
The HAIZOL platform is very comprehensive and sophisticated, as it enhances the connections between manufacturing suppliers and sourcing professionals. The manufacturing industry in Asia is innovative, whereas in the US and most of Europe, focus has been on new technologies and changing trends. Our company values manufacturing suppliers that are qualified, that have a clear understanding of the western requirements, business processes, and most importantly priority requests.
2.Michael Guo -- Technical Sales Manager, Jusoom
Through the HAIZOL platform, my company can be successfully connected with suitable buyers. HAIZOL also provides an avenue to assist in the connection of sourcing buyers and manufacturing suppliers. The HAIZOL platform is easy to manage, helps prevent miscommunication, and enables the sending of clearer solutions to buyers. Lastly, manufacturers that have implemented innovative and new technologies can continue to contribute to the manufacturing industry.
3. Randy Chen -- Committee of SCM Club
It is key that quality and efficiency is reflected in the manufacturing industry and maintaining a low-cost strategy is essential to being competitive. An alternative is to have a differential strategy that will allow the company to gain a completive advantage. Moreover, China being the largest manufacturing location, it is therefore imperative that manufacturers understand how to leverage and position themselves in the Chinese manufacturing industry.