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Inspection Process

How can I ensure the total quantity of my goods is shipped?

Almost every week we receive the same question from importers: how can I ensure the total quantity of my goods is shipped? In fact, when ... Continue Reading

How can I ensure the total quantity of my goods is shipped?
Inspection Process

Container loading supervision quantity check

Container loading supervision is a service offered by most official third party inspection companies. It occurs at the very last stage of the production process, ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Drop test of loaded containers (cartons), ASTM D5276

ASTM D 5276 – 98(2009) is a standard test method for drop test of loaded containers (cartons) by free fall. It is the reference for ... Continue Reading

Drop test of loaded boxes method, ASTM D5276 by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

China manufactured goods affected by moisture

What a bad surprise to find out that goods or cartons are full of moisture at their arrival in the country of destination. As per ... Continue Reading

AQF_Mercancía afectada por la humedad, de fabricación China según el Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Goods preliminary recognition and container loading inspections

We now know the difference between the preliminary recognition inspection and pre-shipment loading inspection. However while reading the previous article some of us may have ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Transport damage during shipment

How many times have we received shipments with broken goods? How many times did textiles smell bad? And how many times did we ask our ... Continue Reading

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Quality Alerts

Well… That sucks!

  Just the other day, this ship ran aground off a reef in New Zealand. This ship held over 1300 containers, many holding hazardous materials. ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Protecting your imports from humidity

During the past year, several of our clients encountered serious damages to their products due to humidity issues. We cover list of things which are ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

How do I verify that my container is packed properly?

How do I verify that my container is packed properly? Most people use a pre-shipment inspection prior to shipping to ensure that product quality is ... Continue Reading

Container loading supervision quantity check by the Quality Control Blog