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5 Critical Quality Defects That’ll Put You On Santa’s Naughty List

by Maegan Burkhart on 20 Dec 2017 | 0 Comments
Critical quality defects that jeopardize your customer’s safety will definitely put you on Santa's naughty list! Learn how to check for these defects in 5 common holiday products!

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

Packaging Quality Control: What to Do Before Pre-Shipment Inspection

by Sunny Wong on 13 Dec 2017 | 0 Comments
Before you shoot off an email to your supplier with your packaging requirements, make sure you know how to prepare for packaging inspection first!

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging, Quality Control Checklist

4 Product QC Pitfalls That Will Cost You Customers

by Samantha Lim on 6 Dec 2017 | 1 Comment
What's most often to blame for product returns, product recalls and bad product reviews? Product quality issues. Don't fall prey to these 4 product QC mistakes!

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

How AQF Prevents Corruption Issues from Hijacking Your Product QC

by George Huang on 29 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
Is your inspector accepting a bribe? Some corruption issues in product QC are direct, while others are far subtler. But InTouch protects you from all of them.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

China Quality Control 101 for New Importers: Back to Basics

by Vicky Yu on 22 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
Is factory QC enough for China quality control? Your choice of who inspects your products can make a world of difference in the product quality you receive.

Topics: Product Inspection

10 AQL Terms Importers Should Know to Succeed with AQL for Inspection

by Maegan Burkhart on 8 Nov 2017 | 6 Comments
New to using AQL for inspection? Here's all the information you need to decode the AQL table and get started using AQL to reliably assess your product quality.

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

3 Reasons Your Product Won’t Reach Customers in the Right Condition

by Crystal Ge on 1 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
Packaging issues can lead to any number of problems that could mean game over for your business if you don't pay enough attention to packaging quality control.

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging

5 Packaging Quality Control Checks No Importer Can Afford to Skip

by Samantha Lim on 25 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments
Your customer might rip off all your packaging materials when they receive your product. But that doesn't mean you should neglect packaging quality control!

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging, Quality Control Checklist

Why “Quality Fade” is Killing Your Products and What to Do About It

by George Huang on 18 Oct 2017 | 4 Comments
Are you experiencing a gradual decline in product quality over time? You might have gotten too complacent with your factory. Here's what to do about "quality fade"!

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Violating These Packaging Regulations Could Make Your Goods Unsellable

by Vicky Yu on 11 Oct 2017 | 8 Comments
Failure to meet packaging regulations can really hurt your ability to successfully import and distribute your products. Discover what these requirements are and how to avoid problems by ensuring your products comply with them.

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging