This is Why Product Quality Always Begins With the Buy

This is Why Product Quality Always Begins With the Buy

If you want to have success as an importer, it’s important that your products live up to the quality standards you set for them. If they don’t, it can lead to low customer satisfaction, excessive customer complaints, and high levels of returns. Quality management is...
What is AQL and What Do You Need to Know About It?

What is AQL and What Do You Need to Know About It?

If you’re preparing to do product inspections, you may have come across the term AQL. Perhaps you’ve heard it mentioned in discussions with your inspection company or in articles you’ve read online. What is AQL? AQL stands for “Acceptable Quality Limit,” and it’s an...
Can You Rely on Your Factory for Quality Control?

Can You Rely on Your Factory for Quality Control?

Ensuring the quality of your products is important. Take this story into account… Recently, a company that sells school supplies in the US had to recall all of their extra-large crayon sets. The reason? Laceration hazard. Let that sink in for a minute. You see,...
Our 10 Most Popular Quality Control Articles

Our 10 Most Popular Quality Control Articles

When you’re manufacturing products in Asia, quality control is of the utmost concern. You don’t want poor quality products to ship that could cause you or your brand to end up with a bad reputation for poor quality, unsafe, or defective products. That’s why you should...
A Problem Was Discovered During DUPRO… What Happens Now?

A Problem Was Discovered During DUPRO… What Happens Now?

When working with Chinese factories, it is important to perform quality inspections. Most often that means conducting pre-shipment inspections, but if you are producing large quantities, it can also make sense to perform During Process (or DUPRO) Inspections. The goal...
Pre-Shipment Inspections: Are They Really Worth the Cost?

Pre-Shipment Inspections: Are They Really Worth the Cost?

We all know that hiring a company to do pre-shipment inspections costs money. So, it’s natural to think that you can come out ahead by choosing a factory that always does good work and ships quality products. That way, you can avoid the cost of working with a...

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