Oliver Knack

Oliver Knack

Oliver Knack started with InTouch in August 2013 and since InTouch's merger with Asia Quality Focus has served as the company's CEO. He comes from Brisbane, Australia and has lived and worked all over China, including in Qingdao, Taipei and Shenzhen. He is an avid car enthusiast.
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Recent Posts

Maintaining Quality and Compliance During COVID-19

by Oliver Knack on 7 Apr 2020 | 2 Comments
Quality control is essential for all the imports during the manufacturing process. Let's learn about how to maintain quality level even under the disruption of COVID-19.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Supply chain

Looking for Suppliers? 10 Qualities of the Best Suppliers

by Oliver Knack on 9 Oct 2018 | 3 Comments
These 10 traits will help you sort good suppliers from bad suppliers and help you determine if using a particular supplier is best for your supply chain, customers and business.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, Working with Factories

How AQF Balances Your QC Inspection Needs with Your Budget

by Oliver Knack on 10 Jan 2018 | 0 Comments
You shouldn't have to pay exorbitant QC fees to get a clear pre-shipment report of your product quality. Here's a few ways InTouch can accommodate your budget!

Topics: Product Inspection

How Packaging Inspection Helps You Comply with Amazon FBA Standards

by Oliver Knack on 20 Sep 2017 | 2 Comments
Want your product to be one of the 608 million packages Amazon ships per year? Packaging inspection can help you ensure you comply with Amazon FBA packaging requirements before shipment!

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging

Side-by-Side: Top 4 Asian Countries for Manufacturing Garments

by Oliver Knack on 16 Aug 2017 | 10 Comments
Where should you source your garments? Find out the pros and cons for garment importers of each of these top 4 Asian countries for manufacturing garments!

Topics: Product Inspection, Sourcing, Textile Products

How Quality Control Inspection Helps Importers Detect Product Defects

by Oliver Knack on 14 Jun 2017 | 3 Comments
Discover the value of quality control inspection when conducted at various times in production! And find out when it’s best for you to identify product defects!

Topics: Product Inspection

Why QC Professionals Use AQL Sampling for Product Inspection

by Oliver Knack on 3 May 2017 | 1 Comment
AQL sampling can save you time & money. What's not to like? Learn more reasons why QC professionals use AQL sampling for product inspection and in which cases AQL might not be appropriate in this blog article.

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), QC professionals

What QC Inspection Results Do and Don't Mean For Your Shipment

by Oliver Knack on 15 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments
QC inspection results provide vital info about your order, but you still need to analyze the report & talk to your factory before you decide to ship the order.

Topics: Product Inspection, QC inspection report

3 Mistakes Importers Make with Quality Control Checklists

by Oliver Knack on 11 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments
Quality defects, failure to conduct product tests and inaccurate reporting are just some of the problems you might face when you don't use quality control checklists.

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

How to Classify Defects for Garment Inspection

by Oliver Knack on 30 Nov 2016 | 1 Comment
How can you prevent quality defects in your clothing? Understanding the different types of garment defects and their classification is a simple way to help make your garment inspection more effective and accurate.

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

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging