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Crystal Ge

Crystal Ge

Crystal Ge comes from Gansu Province in China’s north-west. Having joined InTouch in May 2012, Crystal is the longest standing Client Manager at InTouch and loves traveling the world and eating amazing food.
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Recent Posts

Which Quality Audit Type Do You Need for Your Supplier?

by Crystal Ge on 19 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
All importers can benefit from a quality audit. But don't settle for a QC company that can't adequately assess your suppliers. When it comes to supplier evaluations, there's no need for risk.

Topics: Auditing Factories, Working with Factories

FSVP Compliance for Food Importers: How a Third Party Can Help

by Crystal Ge on 31 Oct 2018 | 0 Comments
The FDA is currently focused on cooperating with food importers to develop a FSVP. But enforcement will likely increase as FSVP becomes more established. There’s no better time to develop a FSVP than now.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Auditing Factories

How Product Inspectors Use Quality Control Checklists

by Crystal Ge on 28 Sep 2018 | 2 Comments
QC inspectors are your eyes and ears when it comes to checking your product for quality defects and conducting on-site tests. Take the guesswork out of product inspections and learn how to create a QC checklist with all the information your inspector needs to make a decision just like you would!

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist, Packaging, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

Got Full-Time Inspectors? Why You Might Still Need Third-Party QC

by Crystal Ge on 1 Aug 2018 | 0 Comments
You never know what unexpected issues might arise as an importer sourcing abroad. Before you rely entirely on your full-time team, let’s look at how third-party inspectors may be able to help you out of an otherwise tight situation.

5 Reasons You May (or May Not) Want to Visit Your Overseas Supplier

by Crystal Ge on 13 Jun 2018 | 0 Comments
Supplier visits play a vital role in the relationship between most importers and their manufacturers. They can help facilitate a better understanding of your specific requirements, so let’s look at five reasons for or against visiting your suppliers.

Topics: Working with Factories, Auditing Factories, Product Inspection

4 People to Consult When Creating a Quality Manual for Your Product

by Crystal Ge on 4 Apr 2018 | 1 Comment
Creating a quality manual for your product shouldn't be a 'me, myself and I' endeavor. An inaccurate or incomplete quality manual creates issues for everyone involved in a product, from your supplier to your customers.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Product Inspection

4 Post-Production Defect Management Strategies for Substandard Goods

by Crystal Ge on 7 Feb 2018 | 0 Comments
How can you minimize the risk to your brand when you discover substandard products in your order? These 4 defect management strategies can help!

Topics: Product Destruction, Working with Factories

3 Cultural Barriers You Must Face for Effective China Quality Control

by Crystal Ge on 27 Dec 2017 | 0 Comments
Are you mystified by your Chinese supplier's behavior? Learn how to face 3 common cultural barriers to effective China quality control here!

Topics: Working with Factories

3 Reasons Your Product Won’t Reach Customers in the Right Condition

by Crystal Ge on 1 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
Packaging issues can lead to any number of problems that could mean game over for your business if you don't pay enough attention to packaging quality control.

Topics: Packaging, Product Inspection

5 Reasons Garment Importers Turn to Third-Party QC Inspection

by Crystal Ge on 9 Aug 2017 | 1 Comment
How can you meet tight shipping deadlines and still deliver quality garments? Many experienced garment importers turn to third-party QC to manage quality.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products