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

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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

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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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Purchase Process

Relation between man-days calculation and AQL table

When analyzing the price competitiveness of a product sourced in Asia, the buyer should take into account the inspection cost measured in “man-days”. This number ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Why quality inspection cost over 250 USD per day

Some importers ask why our quality inspection cost is “so expensive”. One of them even told David Fisher, our account manager in Boston, that he could ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

Sourcing in Bangladesh: Breakdown of costs

If you are sourcing in Bangladesh or even in China or elsewhere, have you ever wondered where your money goes? Check out this graph showing ... Continue Reading