Blue Silk Consulting

Blue Silk Consulting

Rosemary Coates, MBA

PO Box 760 Los Gatos, CA 95031

About the Expert

Rosemary Coates is a Global Supply Chain Expert focusing on Chinese sourcing and manufacturing, Import/Export and logistics with 30 years of experience in industry and consulting. She is the author of five business books including Best Seller,"42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China", and "42 Rules for Superior Field Service" and "Negotiation Blueprinting for Buyers" and "Reshoring Guidebook" and "Legal Blacksmith- How To Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes."

Areas of Expertise

Apparel & Textile Industry
Business Operations
Contract Disputes
Corporate Governance
International Business
Machinery & Industrial Equipment
Materials Handling
Products Liability
Supply Chain & Warehousing
Toy Safety Design

Expert's Profile

Ms. Coates has consulted with over 80 companies worldwide on manufacturing in China, Korea, Indonesia, Mexico, Vietnam and Europe, ERP systems and software implementations, logistics and transportation, import /export, forecasting, and outsourcing.

Ms. Coates has experience in High Technology Electronics, Software, Consumer Products, Apparel and Footwear, Toys, Industrial Products, Automotive, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, 3PLs and Outsourcing

Ms. Coates earned an MBA in Finance and Statistics and a BS in Business Logistics. She is a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker. She is the author of five books including Amazon Best Seller: 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China, and Legal Blacksmith- How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes.

Personal Achievements


  • MBA, University of San Diego
  • BS - Business, Arizona State University


  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Global Supply Chain University
  • Reshoring Institute

Listed in the Following States

Blue Silk Consulting is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, US Pacific Islands