Manufacturing Country

44. Factory Resistance to Third Party Inspection

Download this episode (right click and save) Whether you have a long-standing relationship with a factory or you're a new customer, sometimes factories don't want you to hire a third-party firm to conduct product inspection. They might fear what is revealed to you or feel indifferent for other reasons. InTouch Client Manager John Niggl is joined by Manager of Client Services Oliver Knack to discuss the factory's perspective and common reasons for resisting QC inspection of your products. In this manufacturing podcast episode, you'll learn about:
  • Why factories might drag their feet during the booking process;
  • The fears factories have when discovering you want third-party inspection; and
  • How third-party inspection can help you AND the factory.
Discovering how inspection is mutually beneficial can contribute to a better relationship with your supplier even though they might be hesitant at first. And if you’d prefer to read the article that covers this topic instead, check out What to Do When Factories Resist Third-Party Inspection.
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