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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 might not be able to. Most importantly, the Amazon FBA business is a great opportunity to avoid managing your inventory and shipping it yourself. You also save money and space...

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

Everything about the Pre-Shipment Inspection

A Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) is a quality control procedure carried out at a supplier’s premises by either your QC department or an independent quality control ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

What Are Third Party Inspections?

We’ve all come across the term third party inspections in one way or the other. Some are well familiar with it, while others may still ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Alternative fabric GSM check during an inspection

The fabric GSM check is one of the most basic checkpoint to be performed by the quality control inspector during an inspection of product made ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

AQSIQ license for inspection company in China

AQSIQ (Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine) is the China institution controlling the quality of the goods imported and manufactured in the country. It ... 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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Purchase Process

Quality issues in manufacturing: negotiation with the supplier

In addition to goods inspection, we often believe that a third-party quality control company could help to negotiate with the supplier some improvements on quality ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Inspector bribery, how to avoid the red pocket?

When selecting a third party company to perform quality inspections in Asia, the recurrent questions are: how can this quality control company avoid inspector bribery?

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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