ICW Expands Its Footprint to Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ICW EU- Amsterdam, The Netherlands - ICW

International Compliance Workshop Limited (ICW) is glad to announce the expansion of its footprint to Europe by establishing its regional office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in November 2021. 
 
The new office signifies ICW’s commitment to support its compliance and supplier sourcing solution to their continued growth and development with their European retailers and brands community. ICW’s Quality Management and Analytics System (QMAS) has been widely adopted by leading brands and retailers in managing their product quality and global suppliers. Intelligent Profile of over 100,000+ vetted suppliers are now available in our iSource marketplace (www.isource.co) for the global buyers and sourcing professionals. 
 
Mr. Ralph Tilon would be heading our European initiatives as the Director and collaborate with our expanding strategic retail players. Ralph holds extensive knowledge and experience in retail supply chain and compliance industry. Over the past decade, he worked for multiple tiers of the European retailers and importers and were responsible for the design of the internal Quality Management System through which he learned a lot about creating intuitive software for business within the retail industry. Ralph subsequently joined an European importer/trader as a Buying and Quality Manager with customers like Lidl, Tedi, KIK, Auchan, Continente and many more throughout all of Europe. 
 
Mr. Gary Lam, CEO & Founder of ICW explains: We have seen significant growth in the scale and operation of our business in Europe for the last 12 months as our QMAS/iSource quality & sourcing tools are rapidly adopted in accelerating supply chain complexity. It makes sense to increase our presence in Europe and will build upon our strategic plans for continued global growth.” 
 
A strong pipeline of new projects for 2022 and beyond is set for ICW Europe with our phenomenal achievements in 2021. 
  
ICW (EU) B.V. is located at Klaprozenweg 75D, 1033 NN Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Ralph can be reached at office no.: + 31 (6) 46 13 91 98 or at ralph.tilon@icw.io.

iSource adds global sourcing, product development and vendor management advisory services

Global sourcing, product development and vendor management advisory services | iSource

ICW, a pioneer supply chain compliance management & B2B sourcing platform, announces the engagement Mr. Lawrence Chan as our advisor for “iSource” initiative.

 

“iSource” is an ICW newly built sourcing community enabling connection between responsible buyers and trusted suppliers with full transparency on supply chain processes. Right buyers and suppliers are seamlessly paired intelligently with expedited sourcing cycle, enhanced product quality and minimized liabilities.

 

Lawrence would bring his forty years’ of  global sourcing and product development to “iSource”. He previously held several leadership roles at May Department Store, Target, ToysR’us/BabiesR’us, Liz Claiborne and Gap in both US and Asia. His extensive knowledge on apparel, home textiles and hardgoods supply chain would benefit “iSource” communities on integrating their vendor development, global sourcing and product innovation strategy.

 

“We are thrilled to have Lawrence joining “iSource” as our evangelist on utilizing disruptive data-driven supplier profile and online virtual meeting technology to source reliable products and suppliers across the globe. With the invaluable guidance from Lawrence, we are confident that iSource platform would provide an intelligent and efficient way of doing sourcing right.” said Gary Lam, CEO, and Co-founder of ICW. Headquartered in Hong Kong, ICW is a platform that connects global retailers, manufacturers, and accredited testing and certification institutions to digitalize complex supply chain processes from supplier sourcing, product testing, to compliance management.

ICW secures US$5.75M in Series A+ funding round

Series A+ funding round - ICW

International Compliance Workshop (ICW) has raised USD 5.75 in Series A+ funding round led by Infinity Ventures Partners with participation from Integrated Capital, existing investors MindWorks Capital, and the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government.

ICW plans to use this funding to:

  1. Enhance the technological capabilities within its holistic compliance management system and product testing platform.
  2. Integrate additional features to B2B sourcing platform iSource.

ICW team comes together to provide you the highest quality service and solution available – globally

ICW Team

Global, national, and local retailers have relied on ICW to ensure supply chain and product compliance. By consolidating testing, inspection, and certification resources into a single platform available anytime anywhere, they have access to big data analytics to manage complete quality assurance.


To accomplish this feat in just a few years, ICW has brought together a cross functional team with industry, regulatory, compliance, and quality expertise. Our experts have over 20 total years of experience.


Many staff members have worked in the global retail and Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) industries. Their expertise includes compliance and quality assurance management, product and supplier management, B2B sourcing platforms, supply chain management, and strategy mapping. Past projects include defining compliance requirements for the global market, preparing quality and regulatory documents, and sharing technical advice with retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers. Their educations vary too ranging from Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry to full stack development to computer engineering.


Our team comes together under Gary Lam’s leadership to provide you the highest quality service and solution available – globally.


Please contact us to learn more or arrange a demonstration today.

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