Relocation Guide: How to Verify Your New Suppliers

by AQF Team on 5 Dec 2022 | 0 Comments

There are alot of moving parts to keep track of when relocating your business. On top of the day-to-day logistical challenges, you also have to rethink your supply chain and possibly find a new supplier and factory to work with.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

Relocation Guide: Updating Your Sourcing Strategy

by AQF Team on 29 Nov 2022 | 0 Comments

Strategic sourcing is pivotal for any organization's operations and supply chain management. It involves finding the most efficient and cost-effective ways to source the goods and services your company needs to operate.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

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

How A Supplier Factory Audit Can Help You Choose The Best Supplier

by AQF Team on 25 Nov 2021 | 0 Comments

A supplier's ability to deliver high-quality products and follow compliance determines your company’s success. It's critical to analyze and audit your suppliers before entrusting them to manufacturing products you need to run your business.

Topics: Auditing Factories, supplier audit

3 Tips for Getting the Best Price from Suppliers

by Crystal Ge on 5 Aug 2016 | 2 Comments
Accepting the first quote you receive is never a good idea. When looking for the best price from suppliers, it's important to perform due diligence and get a comprehensive understanding of pricing so that you can make the most informed decision about buying from one supplier or another.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

What Do Suppliers Do with Rejected Products?

by Chao Wang on 8 Jun 2016 | 5 Comments
Once products are found to be defective, you shouldn't assume that they'll be taken care of properly. If your branding is on any rejected products, you especially need to communicate with your supplier to make sure they aren't sold to your competitors or to local markets.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, supplier audit

3 Reasons a Supplier Might Refuse Your Business

by Crystal Ge on 18 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments
Depending on the circumstances, a supplier might refuse your business. Find out why that can happen and how you can avoid this problem in the first place.

Topics: Sourcing, supplier audit

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging