Quality Alerts

How China’s New Environmental Regulations Can Impact Your Procurement Program?

Recent amendments to China’s environmental regulations and an unprecedented crackdown on non-compliant manufacturers has created havoc for businesses sourcing products from across China. The closure of thousands of factories has disrupted supply chains and delayed shipments, impacting on the timely delivery of goods to end consumers, damaging brand image and causing financial hardship for those...

Quality Management

Supplier Audit Program – Why fashion retailers should launch it before CNY?

As a fashion retailer, brand reputation and supply chain optimization are crucial for growth in an extremely competitive and constantly changing market. Customers are increasingly ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

Overcoming Quality Challenges When Selling On Amazon FBA

As an Amazon FBA seller, you get to take advantage of a number of perks to help grow your business in a way you otherwise might not be able to. Most importantly, the Amazon FBA business is a great opportunity to avoid managing your inventory and shipping it yourself. You also save money and space...

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

5 Steps to Successfully Deal with Suppliers in Asia

The frenzy of April’s trade shows is far away now and you collected many contacts for a potential supplier deal in Asia. What do you ... Continue Reading

5 steps to successfully deal with suppliers in Asia
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
Purchase Process

Sourcing fashion garment suppliers in Asia and other continents

Asia is the current hot spot for all fashion garment buyers. High quality and low quality garments are purchased in this region of the world. ... Continue Reading

Sourcing fashion garments in Asia by the Quality Control Blog
Purchase Process

Responsible sourcing in China

Strikes, suicides, accident in China factories manufacturing for big brands have shocked the world and affected the brands reputation as well as turnover. Responsible sourcing ... Continue Reading

Sourcing responsable en Chine selon le Quality Control Blog
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

Performing a factory audit to select a reliable supplier

Finding suppliers of interest is fairly easy. Buyers should visit fairs, we are currently in the highest season for trade fairs in China and Hong ... Continue Reading

AQF_Effectuer un audit d'usine afin de sélectionner un fournisseur fiable selon le Quality Control Blog