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

China Still Holds Strong Capacity in Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

by Polly Chen on 1 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about China's consumer electronics manufacturing , ASEAN's manufacturing capacity and Amazon's anti-counterfeit program expansion.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Ecommerce

India Incentivizes Its Domestic Manufacturing to Compete with China's Share Globally

by Polly Chen on 25 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments
Learn about India's manufacturing incentive plan, tariff dispute between the U.S. and Canada and Artificial Intelligence in the supply chain in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain

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 Bangladesh is Facing the Pandemic to Maintain Garment Production

by Polly Chen on 11 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments
Learn about the Bangladeshi garment industry's survival method, Intel's outsourcing plan and Apple's carbon neutral pledge in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Supply chain

ASEAN Is Now China's Largest Trade Partner

by Polly Chen on 4 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments
Learn about ASEAN's trade relationship with China, Adidas's three-loop sustainable strategy and the new normal in supply chain all in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, 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

India And EU Trade Agreement Opens Market for Exports

by Polly Chen on 28 Jul 2020 | 0 Comments
Learn about India and the EU's potential trade deal, China's new cosmetics regulations and recent furniture recall in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Furniture

Amazon Established A New Unit to Fight Fake Goods Sellers

by Polly Chen on 14 Jul 2020 | 0 Comments
Learn about Amazon's new unit to fight counterfeiters, McDonald's plastic straw ban in China and Nike's digital fulfillment strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Commericial Goods, Supply chain

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging