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

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How Is Digitization Changing Manufacturing Quality Control?

by AQF Team on 29 Oct 2020 | 0 Comments

From Smart Homes to self-driving vehicles, digitization is changing the way we live and work. All aspects of society have experienced this change and manufacturing quality control is no different. Tools such as AQF Online have made quality control for importers simpler and easier than ever before. 

Topics: Quality Control News, Internet of Things (IoT)

Quality Control Tips for Amazon FBA Sellers Preparing for the Holidays

by AQF Team on 15 Oct 2020 | 0 Comments

Quality control setbacks can lead to an increase in the number of product returns, which shrinks revenue. This is especially relevant in 2020 when ecommerce sales have skyrocketed. For that reason, we've decided to enlighten Amazon FBA sellers on the tips for improving their quality control from packaging and labeling to pre-shipment inspection. Let's dive in!

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Ecommerce

Best Practices for Ecommerce Quality Control

by AQF Team on 30 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecommerce sales have skyrocketed in 2020 and many companies are struggling with quality control issues. This article will explain the importance of improving ecommerce quality control and provide some best practices. From simple steps like a product inspection to thorough overhauls of your supply chain, there's lots of space to improve your brand's quality control and profitability. 

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Ecommerce

AQL Standard: 3 Main Categories of Product Defects

by AQF Team on 11 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments

Your brand's reputation is heavily dependent on your quality levels. If you sell defective products, you are likely to lose customers, incur losses, and even deal with the ensuing lawsuits.

Topics: Product Inspection

The Importance of a Pre-Production Inspection

by AQF Team on 3 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments

If you prioritize quality control in your business, you may want to learn a little more about pre-production inspections (or PPIs). PPIs are a type of quality inspection. Many businesses choose to rely on them when they start working with new suppliers or sign very large contracts. With a pre-product inspection, it's easier to ensure that your supplier is not cutting costs and you're getting the products you deserve.

Topics: Product Inspection

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Quality Control Services?

by AQF Team on 20 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments

Quality control services are crucial to any manufacturing process, and it is even more important now as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. Some companies may think canceling supplier audits or product inspections may be the proper thing to do in current conditions, but that is not the case. 

Topics: Quality Control Checklist

The Multiple Benefits of a Supplier Qualification Audit

by AQF Team on 14 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments

The last thing you would ever want to gamble with as a business is your supplier relationships. Since modern businesses experience pressure from the competition, rising customer demands, and rigid regulatory requirements, working with a reliable supplier is essential. Ensuring that you create a strong relationship with the right supplier will reduce friction from this part of your business while increasing your overall productivity.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Supply chain

How Can a Supplier Audit Help You Prevent Supply Chain Risks?

by AQF Team on 30 Jul 2020 | 0 Comments

There are no two ways about it: supplier quality is critical to business.

Topics: Auditing Factories, Supply chain

Is Cambodia Poised to Become a Major Manufacturing Hub?

by AQF Team on 23 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
Cambodia has one of the lowest labor costs in Asia. The country's geographic proximity to Thailand and Vietnam is also considered a strategic advantage. Let’s delve more deeply to see if Cambodia can be your next manufacturing hub.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing

What You Should Consider Before Manufacturing in Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 9 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments
Bangladesh’s labor costs are some of the lowest in Asia and the world. There are clearly opportunities for labor-intensive industries there. Check this out and explore greater detail of manufacturing in Bangladesh.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, QC in Bangladesh

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging