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

Best Practices for Ecommerce Quality Control

by AQF Team on 30 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecommerce sales have skyrocketed in 2020 and many companies are struggling with quality control issues. This article will explain the importance of improving ecommerce quality control and provide some best practices. From simple steps like a product inspection to thorough overhauls of your supply chain, there's lots of space to improve your brand's quality control and profitability. 

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Ecommerce

Is Digitization the Future for the Bangladeshi Garment Industry?

by Polly Chen on 29 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about Bangladeshi garment industry's digitization future, how China support its manufacturing and logistics, and Amazon's new fulfillment center.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain

Amazon Gets Clearance to Test Drone Delivery

by Polly Chen on 22 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about Amazon's drone delivery test, H&M-owned brand Cos's resale business and FedEx's new Foreign Trade Zones.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain

Plastic Packaging: How It Hurts and Why It Needs to Change

by Polly Chen on 15 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about how to reduce plastic packaging, Vietnam's incentive terms and how fashion supply chain can become more sustainable.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

AQL Standard: 3 Main Categories of Product Defects

by AQF Team on 11 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments

Your brand's reputation is heavily dependent on your quality levels. If you sell defective products, you are likely to lose customers, incur losses, and even deal with the ensuing lawsuits.

Topics: Product Inspection

Products "Made in China" Are Still Booming

by Polly Chen on 8 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the increase of "Made in China" products, Bangladesh's garment manufacturing position and Walmart's ecommerce surge.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Ecommerce

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

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging