AQF Team

AQF Team

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

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How Your Product Packaging Is Affecting Your Sales

by AQF Team on 24 Jan 2023 | 0 Comments

Excellent products satisfy customers and bring in sales, but thoughtful product packaging can help you stand out from the crowd. 

Topics: packaging inspection, packaging quality control

Top Sourcing Challenges Brands Will Face in 2023

by AQF Team on 27 Dec 2022 | 0 Comments

As we prepare to enter a new year, it’s important to look ahead and anticipate what challenges lay ahead so we can plan accordingly. In this article, we will explore some of the top sourcing challenges brands will face in 2023.

Topics: Supply chain

Supply Chain Trends To Anticipate in 2023

by AQF Team on 21 Dec 2022 | 0 Comments

Disruptions in the supply chain are expected to continue into 2023. Whether it be inflationary pressure, heightened regulations, weather events, or unforeseen events, brands and retailers will need to find ways to adapt to a changing environment moving forward.

Topics: Supply chain

Relocation Guide: How to Verify Your New Suppliers

by AQF Team on 5 Dec 2022 | 0 Comments

There are alot of moving parts to keep track of when relocating your business. On top of the day-to-day logistical challenges, you also have to rethink your supply chain and possibly find a new supplier and factory to work with.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

Relocation Guide: Updating Your Sourcing Strategy

by AQF Team on 29 Nov 2022 | 0 Comments

Strategic sourcing is pivotal for any organization's operations and supply chain management. It involves finding the most efficient and cost-effective ways to source the goods and services your company needs to operate.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

4 Important Quality Controls for Home Decor Products

by AQF Team on 1 Nov 2022 | 0 Comments

The market for home decor products is growing fast. According to Technavio, the industry is expected to grow by $58.99 billion from 2021 to 2026.

Topics: Household Goods

Wooden Furniture 101: How To Retain Quality During Manufacturing

by AQF Team on 31 Oct 2022 | 0 Comments

Maple, mahogany, oak, and pine wood are some of the most popular materials for making both indoor and outdoor furniture. Their high demand is due to their durability, low-maintenance needs, and versatility.

Topics: Furniture

Top Promotional Items to Gift in 2022

by AQF Team on 11 Oct 2022 | 0 Comments

Promotional items and gifts are great for attracting new customers, strengthening business relationships, and showing employee appreciation. However, low-quality or defective gifts can make your brand look cheap and tarnish your image. On top of that, they are unlikely to be used by the recipient and will fail to increase brand recognition.

Topics: Branding and Marketing

Quality Control for Sports Balls: How It's Done

by AQF Team on 30 Aug 2022 | 0 Comments

Athletes know how important quality sports equipment is. A good ball can make all the difference, which is why many players choose established brands with sound reputations.

Topics: Sporting Goods

A Guide To Importing Sanitary Wares

by AQF Team on 11 Aug 2022 | 0 Comments

If you’re a distributor, wholesaler, or retailer of sanitary wares, importing your products from overseas can give you access to an extensive range of products, including toilets, washbasins, pedestals, bidets, urinals, sinks, bath tubs, bathroom cabinets, and many more. 

Topics: Sourcing

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging