With supply chain problems plaguing manufacturers from coast to coast, one Burbank business owner wants to get around it by sourcing his materials locally.
Brian Hollowaty is chief executive of Los Angeles Brands, a beauty and hair care manufacturer. Two years ago, seeing where things were going in terms of supply chain with higher costs and tariffs instituted by the government on products coming from China, Hollowaty began to source his supplies locally. His warehouse is blocks away from his manufacturer of bottles and other containers for his products.
Staying hyper-local with suppliers allows the company to reduce its carbon footprint and remain flexible when it comes to fulfilling orders, Hollowaty said.
Read the full story in the Nov. 8 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.