5 Top Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

by AQF Team on 5 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest footwear producers. In fact, the country is responsible for over 10% of all footwear exports in the world. 

Topics: Footwear

How To Conduct Quality Control When Your Manufacturing Hub Is Under Lockdown

by Polly Chen on 17 Mar 2022 | 0 Comments
Quality control should always be on your list even under lockdown. Here we summarized some feasible solutions to support your quality control under challenges.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Amazon Marching in Beauty Industry, Challenging Giants

by AQF Team on 1 Mar 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week’s roundup, learn about Amazon in the beauty industry, Foxconn’s new semiconductor plant, and Shein’s new global supply chain center.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Supply chain

The Growth of Green Garment Factories in Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 24 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

The Bangladesh manufacturing sector has had to overcome some negative press over the past few years, especially after an eight-story factory building collapsed in 2013, killing 1,134 people and injuring 2,500 more.

Topics: garment importers, Sustainability

Top Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2022

by Nigel Richardson on 21 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments
Though the 2020s didn't start as well as we all hoped, there are still endless opportunities for growth and improvement. To get you a bit closer to them, today we're talking about the top manufacturing trends to watch in 2022.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

5 Top Garments Manufacturers in Bangladesh

by AQF Quality team on 17 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

Bangladesh's apparel industry has been booming in recent years, thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructure, manufacturing expertise, and proximity to some of the world's largest markets for clothing. Currently, Bangladesh is the world’s second largest producer of readymade garments, exporting approximately $31.5 billion worth of product in the 20/21 fiscal year. 

Topics: garment inspection, garment importers, softlines quality control

Protect Your Amazon Business with AQF Amazon FBA Inspection

by Polly Chen on 7 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments
Many sellers on Amazon would choose Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) to support their businesses but complying with FBA standards is not easy. At AQF, we present you our FBA Inspection service to ensure your products meet both quality standards, as well as FBA requirements.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Ecommerce

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

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging