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Quality Management

Product Testing: 5 key differences between lab tests and on-site tests during inspection

There is often confusion between Product Testing in a laboratory compared with testing carried out during an inspection. While both have a common objective to ensure the conformity of goods, they approach that task from different perspectives and require particular expertise. General definition • Laboratory (lab) testing ensures that goods conform to the national regulations...

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 ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

What Is Quality Control For Importers Sourcing In China

When your business entails importing products manufactured in China, it’s vital to incorporate a quality control process in the factory you work with. Even the ... Continue Reading

Quality Alerts

6 Ways to Avoid Disruption on Import Business During Chinese New Year

It is a time of celebration, but for buyers dependent upon sourcing products in China, it is a stressful season. Supply chain disruption on import ... Continue Reading

Quality Alerts

Product inspection in Hangzhou during the G20 summit

Are you sourcing products in Hangzhou? If so, this article is for you. From August 24th until September 6th, China is holding the G20 summit ... Continue Reading

La inspección de producto durante la cumbre del G20
Quality Management

Interpreting the percentage of defects from the AQL result

When reading the AQL result of an inspection report, it is quite natural to calculate the % of defects over the sample size and then ... Continue Reading

Interpreting the percentage of defects from the AQL result by the Quality Control Blog
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

Polybag packaging for goods produced in China, is it enough?

The packaging of goods is one of the most significant product specifications. It has a direct influence on the ultimate quality of the goods. It ... Continue Reading

Embalaje con polybag para mercancía fabricada en China según el 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

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

AQF_Touché, touché, raté - la qualité lors des renouvellements de commandes selon le Quality Control Blog