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Purchase Process

What Is Quality Control For Importers Sourcing In China

When your business entails importing products manufactured in China, it’s vital to incorporate a quality control process in the factory you work with. Even the ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

5 Reasons to Perform a Manufacturing Audit in Asia

A Manufacturing Audit is a comprehensive yet cost-effective way to make sure your vendor is reliable and offers quality products whether you’re just beginning to ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

Choosing A Quality Control Company in China

In one of the previous article, we discussed what quality control inspections (or third party) are. In this post, we take a step further and ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

What Are Third Party Inspections?

We’ve all come across the term third party inspections in one way or the other. Some are well familiar with it, while others may still ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

Sourcing in Asia – 5 Critical Mistakes To Avoid

When sourcing in Asia, we all face certain challenges; every project is unique with its own pitfalls to take care off. Protect yourself against these ... Continue Reading

AQF_Aprovisionamiento en Asia - 5 grandes errores a evitar
Quality Management

My factory does the QC – trust the cat to keep the cream?

“My factory does the QC” is a phrase used by two types of buyers: the most experienced and the least experienced buyers. The FQC (Final ... Continue Reading

My factory does the QC for me
Quality Management

ISO and SAI standards for inspection and audit companies

In essence, a standard is an agreed way of doing something. It could be about making a product, managing a process, delivering a service or ... Continue Reading

AQF - Les standards ISO et SAI pour les sociétés d'inspection et d'audit selon le Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Supplier requirements for a factory audit based on ISO 9001

A factory audit should gather useful and comprehensive information for buyers to get to know the factory. The two main objectives are usually to check ... Continue Reading

AQF - Les exigences du fournisseur pour un audit d'usine basé sur la norme ISO 9001 selon le Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Supplier Quality Management system: selection criteria

Today most of the companies in the world are implementing a proper Quality Management System based on the worldwide recognized international standard ISO 9001. This ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Difference between audit and inspection

A buyer needs to evaluate the capacity of a supplier to fulfill his requirements. It is part of his responsibility. To do so he can ... Continue Reading

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