How To Create a Technical Compliance File Using AQF’s TCF Solution

by AQF Team on 2 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

In many cases, you will need a Technical Compliance File (TCF) to operate as a merchant (importer or Amazon seller) in the European Union. Your TCF is a collection of documents and details demonstrating that your products meet the set requirements and quality standards. Failure to produce a TCF will result in expensive fines and recalls. 

Topics: Consumer Electronics, toy testing

Semiconductor Shortage Will Last in 2022

by Polly Chen on 1 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week’s roundup, learn about the lasting semiconductor shortage, Shopify and JD.’s partnership, and Chinese sellers on Amazon.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain, Ecommerce

Technical File Requirements for European Importers

by AQF Team on 27 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments

The European Union is a major international market for various products. However, anyone seeking to tap into this market, including importers and Amazon (e-commerce) sellers, must meet the set requirements. Providing a Technical Compliance File (TCF) is one of the basic technical file requirements. 

Topics: Consumer Electronics, toy testing

What to Know About Manufacturing In Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 14 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
Top exports, infrastructure, and more. Learn the key things to consider before moving your manufacturing operations to Bangladesh. Read the article.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

AQF at ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium 2022

by AQF Team on 13 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
Meet AQF at ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium 2022!

Ecommerce Soared in the Last Holiday Season

by Polly Chen on 11 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the ecommerce sales in the last holiday season, recalls due to benzene contamination, and why is Vietnam a global manufacturing hub.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Ecommerce

Top Challenges Facing Supply Chain Executives in 2022

by Andrew Simons on 5 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
Continued port congestion, fraud, rising freight costs, inflation, and labor shortages are now among the top challenges facing supply chain executives in 2022.

Topics: Supply chain

3 Tips for Sourcing Products From China To Sell on Amazon

by AQF Team on 30 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments

Sourcing products from China to sell on Amazon is one of the most common and profitable business models for ecommerce sellers. With Chinese manufacturers being more cost-efficient than those in the U.S or EU, this option is a no-brainer for overseas importers.

Topics: Ecommerce, supplier audit, asia sourcing

What Is a Technical Compliance File?

by AQF Team on 22 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments

When you own a small business, it is normal to put in countless hours of hard work to make it thrive. When you finally land your first big client who is reputable and expects the absolute best from their suppliers, they could ask for a Technical Compliance File (TCF). Your possession of the essential file could mean a lot in terms of taking your business to the next level. This post discusses what a TCF is and why it is important. Keep reading to learn more!

Topics: GMP compliance

Ethical and Sustainable: What are Customers Thinking when Buying Apparels

by Polly Chen on 21 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn more about the ethical concerns of fashion, Lego's mega factory in Vietnam, and Dell's supply chain digitalization.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain, Sustainability

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging