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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

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

Container loading supervision quantity check by the Quality Control Blog
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

AQF_Relation between man-days calculation and AQL table
Quality Management

Man-days definition and role in the quality control industry

We often talk about “man-days” in the sourcing world but do we really know the man-days definition and its role, specially in the quality control ... Continue Reading

AQF_Man-days definition and role in the quality control industry
Inspection Process

AQL Inspections & Helpful Information

AQL Inspections & Helpful Information. AQL (ISO 2859-1 (ANSI/ASQC Z1.4-2003)) helps minimize the amount of time (and money) spent on quality control while maximizing efficiency, based ... Continue Reading

Inspection Process

Inspection needs 2 man-days : 1 inspector over 2 days or 2 inspectors over 1 day?

In many cases, inspections cannot be done in one man-day, and will require two. But should you send two inspectors for one day or one ... Continue Reading