Panjiva affiliates with world‐class organizations that share our goal of making it easier to do business across borders. Our affiliates include: Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has about 50,000 employees in 930 offices and 330 laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering innovative services and solutions in order to ensure that their products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environment protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas’ Consumer Products Services division is a leading global quality assurance provider for the global consumer product and retail markets. It offers an array of specialized services including testing, inspections, audits and engineering services for a wide range of consumer products. China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) established in 1952 is the largest institution for the promotion of foreign trade in China. CCPIT admits new members from among enterprises in all parts of China and promotes trade through information consultation, exhibition, legal assistance, and other support functions. Also known as the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) since 1998, the organization aims to promote the development of strong economic and trade relations between China and other countries. CUSTOMS Info, along with its sister company Global Data Mining help businesses optimize Global Trade Management (GTM) systems, and create and maintain state-of-the-art international trade databases. CUSTOMS Info provides the most comprehensive information on companies and individuals on Denied Party Lists (DPLs) maintained by US Government agencies, and in general offers a valuable trade data repository delivered via subscription or in data to populate any GTM or Landed Cost application. Global Data Mining builds state-of-the-art global trade databases to support automation projects and reporting requirements utilizing our exclusive Global Trade Desktop which provides a secure platform for all trading partners. Among its services, Global Data Mining can help companies identify opportunities for cost savings in respect to international duty rates and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).
DP Information Group (DP Info) is Singapore’s leading credit and business information bureau. A veteran of over three decades, it currently serves 98% of Singapore’s financial institutions and 75% of its leading law firms. Through its online information portal, QuestNet, DP Info enables clients to make confident credit management decisions everyday based on comprehensive, accurate and reliable information. DP Info offers a credit scoring solution for the national credit consumer market and is also a developer of DP Credit Ratings, a proprietary corporate credit ratings model based on the probability of default. DP Info is an advocate of the SME and entrepreneurial communities. Through its ACRA-appointed service bureau, DP Bureau, it assists these two segments in starting their business and operating them effectively and efficiently through their initial years. DP Info Group’s institutional stakeholder is Experian®, one of the world’s largest credit reference agencies. With this relationship, Experian brings to DP Info global technical and developmental expertise in a wealth of areas including consumer and corporate credit analytics. Additionally, it enhances DP Info’s existing services and enables the implementation of international best practices to meet the demands of a global economy. Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.
EDDI, Inc. is the most extensive database of known and suspected diverters, counterfeiters and their accomplices in the world, incorporating derogatory information on over 30,000 companies in the US and overseas. EDDI reports include detailed information on companies and individuals on the track records of companies linked to product divertion, counterfeiting, money laundering, OFAC violations, terrorism or organized crime, as well as other forms of commercial fraud. EDDI, Inc. is managed and maintained by the law firm of deKieffer and Horgan in Washington, DC whose mission is to provide timely, reliable legal advice to help companies compete successfully in international business by ensuring adherence to the law and promoting effective interaction with the responsible government agencies.
Ekobai.comcom is the world’s leading online business directory dedicated to responsible and sustainable suppliers globally. Ekobai members have achieved third-party audited certification to such standards as FSC, SFI, Fairtrade, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, SA 8000, and other well recognized sustainable and organic related standards. Ekobai users are leading retail, commercial and industrial B2B buyers from around the world. Access to and listing on ekobai.com is open and free to all.
Experian Business Information Services partners with organizations to establish and strengthen customer relationships, enabling them to mitigate risk and improve profitability. The company’s business database provides comprehensive, third-party-verified information on U.S. companies of all sizes, with the industry’s most extensive data on the broad spectrum of small and midsize businesses. By leveraging state-of-the-art technology and superior data compilation techniques, Experian is able to provide market-leading tools that assist clients in processing new applications, managing customer relationships and collecting on delinquent accounts.
GoodFactories.com is the largest exclusively home furnishing manufacturers directory. Suppliers from around the world are proactively researched, contacted, and brought to a simple database. Those shipping major retail and wholesale companies are verified on the website, and buyers can confidently navigate through businesses and products from suppliers who have a proven track record. The efficiencies at GoodFactories.com do not stop there. The community portal of the GoodFactories.com allows members to add their own reviews and experiences with manufacturers. For those who prefer a furniture fair to internet sourcing, GoodFactories.com covers many of the major home furnishing shows. Navigating and sourcing home furnishing manufacturers has never been so easy. GoodFactories.com is also a member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, and actively seeks out green products and manufacturers for its Eco Friendly Furniture portal.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) was established in 1966 as a statutory organization with a mission to create business opportunities for Hong Kong companies. Its online sourcing platform, hktdc.com, features over 120,000 credible suppliers verified by renowned authentication companies, such as Panjiva, and attracts over 1,000,000 worldwide buyers to source products and services provided by China, Hong Kong, and Asian suppliers. Look for the “Panjiva” icon on suppliers listed on hktdc.com.
MADE-BY aims to expand the market for clothing which is manufactured in a sustainable manner by helping fashion brands clean up their production processes: both with regard to the environmental as well as the social aspects throughout the entire production chain. The brands affiliated with MADE-BY commit to improving sustainability on a continuous basis. This means introducing environment-friendly materials like organic cotton or recycled polyester and working with sewing factories that have a social code of conduct. MADE-BY works in a tailor-made way with each of the participating companies to improve the production chains for their complete collection.
Messe Frankfurt is Germany’s leading trade fair organizer, with 450 million euros in sales and more than 1,700 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries, five branch offices and 52 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. More than half of the events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place outside of Germany at more than 30 locations around the globe. The North American headquarters in Atlanta produces trade shows in the USA, Canada and Mexico across various industries. Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving workplaces and communities by developing and implementing social responsibility standards and assisting brands, retailers and suppliers in meeting labor and human rights objectives. Focused on the human elements of the workplace and the supply chain, SAI developed the world’s preeminent social standard SA8000. SAI convenes stakeholders – companies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), trade unions and governments – to conduct research, training and technical assistance programs focused on developing the management systems required to adequately address social compliance issues in a sustainable manner. Since its formation in 1997, SAI has worked cooperatively with stakeholders to improve the social performance of organizations and their supply chains around the world. The direct result is a better workplace for over one million people around the world and a way for consumers to trust the companies whose products they purchase.
China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE) is the only policy-oriented Chinese insurance company specializing in export credit insurance. It started operation on December 18, 2001. With a strong governmental background, SINOSURE has a unique advantages compared to other credit service providers such as access to unique information sources. SINOSURE leverages various information from the State Administration for Industry & Commerce, General Administration of China Customs, National Bureau of Statistics of China, Courts, Foreign Exchange Administrative Bureau, Industry Associations, Banks, Law firms and other related Governmental branches. In addition, SINOSURE’s role as export insurance provider serves to ensure the quality of its services. With the most active and accurate information nationwide, SINOSURE’s database of Chinese companies contains business information on more than 6 million Chinese enterprises, and continues to expand at a rapid pace. Panjiva SinoScreen tells you which Chinese manufacturers are in danger of failing—and which are safe.
Sourcing at MAGIC is the largest and most comprehensive fashion sourcing event in North America, representing over 700 exhibitors from more than 40 countries. Exhibitors include apparel, footwear and accessories manufacturers, original design manufacturers, fabric mills, trim and component suppliers, print design studios, and fashion supply chain service providers from over 40 countries. Sourcing at MAGIC shows occur twice each year in February and August at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
TriVista Sourcing is an independent provider of Supply Chain, Quality and Risk Management services for manufacturers, importers, and exporters of commercial, industrial and consumer products. From offices in Orange County, CA and Tianjin, China, TriVista conducts hundreds of on-site supplier factory audits every year, supporting companies in nearly every industry to facilitate the supplier selection and qualification process. In addition, TriVista works to develop and implement customized supply chain strategies and solutions, working closely with both our clients and suppliers to provide complete transparency throughout the value chain.
Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the certification of lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world, based on 12 Production Principles focusing on compliance with local laws, workplace regulations, universal workers’ rights, the environment, customs rules and security. Today, WRAP is the world’s largest social compliance certification program for the apparel industry – over 1700 factories from around 60 countries participated in 2008 alone. WRAP is also an IRCA (International Register of Certified Auditors) accredited training organization and runs social systems and internal auditor training courses and related seminars in countries around the world.
GT Nexus offers a cloud-based platform that the world’s biggest companies use to drive efficiency and agility across the global supply chain. Leaders in manufacturing, retail and logistics services all share GT Nexus as their standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform. Users operate against a core set of information across multiple supply chain functions to optimize the flow of goods and trade information, from order point to final payment. Customers include Xerox, Williams-Sonoma, Nestlé, DHL, Sears, Caterpillar, Kraft Foods and The Home Depot. For information, visit www.gtnexus.com.