Garment Quality Control Procedures: What You Need to Know

Garment Quality Control Procedures: What You Need to Know

Insight Why is quality control so important in the apparel industry? When a consumer walks into the retail store, picks a pair of 32W x 32L straight fit jeans off the shelf, and goes to the register, they expect it to fit the same way it did the last time they bought...
Chinese New Year 2020: Avoid Problems With Your Factory

Chinese New Year 2020: Avoid Problems With Your Factory

Insight Every year, the Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday comes around and throws newer importers for a loop. At the time of writing this, the holiday is a little more than a month away. The Year of the Pig will be over and the Year of the Rat will begin the next day....
What is Social Compliance and What is an SA8000 Audit?

What is Social Compliance and What is an SA8000 Audit?

Insight How can you ensure your supply chain is free of issues like child labor, forced labor, and unfair disciplinary practices? How do you know that your suppliers in developing countries are compliant with all applicable labor laws? Imagine working with a supplier...
5 Asia Travel Tips For When You Need To Visit Suppliers

5 Asia Travel Tips For When You Need To Visit Suppliers

Insight Do you travel to Asia to visit suppliers? Do you plan to do so in the future? In order to maximize the results of your trip, it is important that you plan your trip carefully. In our blogs, we focus mainly on quality control and sourcing-related topics, but...
AQL Defect Classification: How to Classify Defects

AQL Defect Classification: How to Classify Defects

​How does your QC inspector determine whether your products are acceptable or not during a third-party inspection? Imagine you’re manufacturing a standing desk at a factory in Vietnam. You hire a service provider to conduct a final random inspection and the inspector...

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