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Quality Management

6 Pieces Of Advice For Importers To Control Quality Remotely

As an importer, it can be difficult to manage a supplier relationship in China from thousands of miles away, but that doesn’t mean quality control ... Continue Reading

Inspection Process

Helping the supplier in improving the quality of goods: production monitoring

The initial goods are inspected and the earliest quality issues are identified so that corrective measures can be taken by the supplier. However, the supplier ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Hit, hit, miss – quality of repeat orders

“I spoke with our Director and as we have dealt with this supplier before, we are not going to do quality control this time.” Many SME importing from ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

3 steps to secure imported products quality and their shipment

The Chinese market is offering huge business opportunities thanks to its production capacities, know-how in a wide range of products and affordable prices. However, every ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Risks when reworking or replacing goods

When performing a pre-shipment inspection the non-conformities identified usually oblige the supplier to rework or replace the goods that the buyer can not accept. However ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Proactive quality control and quality assurance

The term quality control is often reduced to pre-shipment inspection for most buyers. Of course, performing even one inspection may save lots of money and ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

What is a during production inspection for?

A wide range of inspection services are offered to the buyer in order to control the goods along the production process and before their shipment. ... Continue Reading

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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

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Quality Management

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control

International importers buying from Asia are often asked to assure the quality of their goods: after all, importers must legally take full responsibility for the ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

How to avoid a failed pre-shipment inspection

A failed pre-shipment inspection result usually involves delivery delays and financial consequences. Therefore the main question is: how do you avoid a failed pre-shipment inspection ... Continue Reading

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