Retails Sales Is Expected to Increase During the Holiday Season Despite Pandemic

by Polly Chen on 8 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about retail sales this holiday season, the business recovery in China, and FedEx's small technology hubs on its network.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain, Ecommerce

Why Ecommerce Sellers Can’t Ignore a Pre-Shipment Inspection

by AQF Team on 2 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments

Quality is important for successful ecommerce sellers. But to successfully source products from manufacturers in Asia, you need to be diligent and careful about every single step in the manufacturing process. Pre-shipment product inspections (PSI) is a critical step that a responsible ecommerce seller needs to undertake before shipment to avoid compromising on quality. Pre-shipment inspections are also a requirement for many countries.

Topics: Product Inspection

China Signed the World's Largest Trade Agreement

by Polly Chen on 1 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the RCEP, how to upgrade packaging to reduce waste, and Walmart's "pop-up" fulfillment centers.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

Beauty Brands Are Winning Big on Chinese Ecommerce Sites

by Polly Chen on 24 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about how are beauty brands winning on Chinese ecommerce sites, the ways to ensure time efficiency in the holiday season, and Google products made from recycled material.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Supply chain, Ecommerce

Failed Product Inspection? Here's What You Need To Do

by AQF Team on 12 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments

As a buyer, you need assurance that your orders meet all set requirements. This is why you need to make sure that you and your supplier are in agreement as to what the acceptable standards are before confirming the order.

Topics: Product Inspection

Don't Let Fraudulent Reviews Ruin Your Business

by Polly Chen on 10 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about ways to avoid fake reviews in the ecommerce era, Walmart's fully “regenerative” plan, and manufacturing in Vietnam.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Ecommerce

Ecommerce Is the New Normal that Reshapes Shopping Habits

by Polly Chen on 3 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about shopping habits in the ecommerce era, growth of Chinese manufacturing, and the importance of sustainability for business.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain, Ecommerce

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)

What’s after Amazon Prime Day? Electric delivery vans!

by Polly Chen on 27 Oct 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about Amazon's electric delivery vans, India's new incentives and H&M's garment remaking program.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Supply chain

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