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Inspection Process

6 Dates To Know When Manufacturing Before Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year holidays are almost upon us. February 15th is the official starting date which means that all factories will close, and nothing will enter or exit the facilities until the end of the holiday period. To protect your supply chain and avoid any disruption to your order when manufacturing before Chinese New Year,...

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

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 Alerts

Quality Control In China ahead of Chinese New Year

When Chinese New Year comes (8th February 2016), China literally turns off. For two to three weeks, factories cease to work normal hours and production ... Continue Reading

quality control in china
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
Quality Management

Reasons why goods should be inspected at the subcontractor’s site

Usually visits at subcontractors’ sites are denied by suppliers. There are many reasons behind that, that were explained in a previous article. This situation should ... Continue Reading

Why goods should be inspected at the subcontractor by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Risks of inspecting several products in one inspection

There are fixed costs associated with product inspection services, which can represent a small or high percentage of the value of the goods. To effectively ... Continue Reading

Risks of inspecting several products in one inspection by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Desiccants to protect goods against humidity

Desiccants are made to protect goods against humidity while stored and transported. They can be placed in the product’s individual packaging or in the container ... Continue Reading

Desiccants to protect goods against humidity by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

My factory does the QC – trust the cat to keep the cream?

“My factory does the QC” is a phrase used by two types of buyers: the most experienced and the least experienced buyers. The FQC (Final ... Continue Reading

My factory does the QC for me