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This article was a collaborative effort among various members of the Asia Quality Focus team.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Bangladesh Manufacturing

by AQF Team on 13 Oct 2021 | 0 Comments

A while back, we wrote a post about the state of manufacturing in Bangladesh. A few things have changed since then - in Bangladesh specifically and around the globe. The worldwide pandemic has also caused Bangladesh’s position in the global supply chain to shift considerably.

Topics: asia sourcing

Top 5 Sourcing Countries in Asia

by AQF Team on 21 Sep 2021 | 0 Comments

China is one of the most common countries to source from on a global scale, but there are many other Asian countries to choose from that can provide similar or better results. Depending on the nature of your company, switching to importing from a different country may be a better fit for your business. Here are the top five alternatives to sourcing from China!

Topics: Sourcing, asia sourcing, sourcing from malaysia

What Should You Include In Your Amazon FBA Inspection?

by AQF Team on 25 Aug 2021 | 0 Comments

Fulfillment by Amazon means that everything from manufacturing the products to storing inventory, fulfilling orders, packing, and shipping is all off your plate. While this business model makes it possible for third-party brands to compete in Amazon's buzzing marketplace in a fairly hands-off approach, many responsibilities such as ordering quality control inspections still fall on the business owner. 

Topics: third party inspection

5 Signs Your Quality Control Process Needs Attention

by AQF Team on 12 Aug 2021 | 0 Comments

As a business owner, you want every aspect of your business to run like a well-oiled machine as often as possible. When it comes to quality control for your products, the process isn't a one-size-fits-all or "set it and forget it" method. As your business grows and changes, your quality control process will need to be revisited periodically.

Topics: china quality control, quality control standards

Why Do I Need Amazon FBA Inspection?

by AQF Team on 28 Jul 2021 | 0 Comments

Not so long ago, only large corporations could afford to compete in the international marketplace. Now with the advent of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon), even a small, fledgling company has a shot at successfully negotiating international sales. 

Topics: Ecommerce, third party inspection

5 Reasons Your Garments Quality is Lacking (And How To Fix Them)

by AQF Team on 15 Jul 2021 | 0 Comments

Every industry strives to create the best products it can, fashion and garments included. However, garments quality control is an ongoing issue for some, as well as an occasional problem for even the best manufacturers. In order to create the best garments you possibly can, let's take a look at five reasons your garments' quality is lacking and how you can fix it.

Topics: garment inspection, garment importers

When To Perform a 100% Quality Control Inspection vs. AQL Sampling

by AQF Team on 29 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are new to product inspection, you may hesitate how many products you need to inspect to ensure the quality: to check partially or all the goods one by one? In most of the cases, a 100% QC inspection requires a lot of time, labor, and money to perform and AQL random sampling methods are more frequently used.

Topics: defect management, AQL table

Quality Control for Your Brand Image

by AQF Team on 26 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

When developing promotional items to create brand awareness, quality is everything. In fact, poor quality promotional items can actually do more harm than good - and this is where quality control in manufacturing comes into focus. 

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, china quality control

Ecommerce Packaging vs. Retail: A Different Standard?

by AQF Team on 18 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

Ecommerce is the fastest growing sector of the consumer goods market. Whether you are an up-and-coming ecommerce brand, or an established brick-and-mortar retailer facing pressure to adapt, you’ll need to understand the unique expectations of the ecommerce space in terms of product packaging.

Topics: Ecommerce, packaging inspection

Important Sampling Methods for Garment Inspection in Ecommerce

by AQF Team on 11 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

Implementing the best possible eCommerce quality control methods is a must when shipping products directly to consumers. Here are three important garment inspection sampling methods that can help your eCommerce business minimize returns by identifying defective or damaged products before accepting and selling items from a particular lot. 

Topics: softlines quality control

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging