Manufacturing Country

How to Manage Defective Products from Sourcing to Shipping

by John Niggl on 31 Jul 2019 | 2 Comments
Managing defects starts with setting expectations during the sourcing process and continues throughout production to the time when your supplier ships the finished goods. Here are some tips to manage defective products.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

6 Areas Every Buyer Should Check During a Factory Visit

by Maegan Burkhart on 2 Jul 2019 | 1 Comment
Visiting a factory can be a valuable opportunity to informally evaluate the factory. Here are six areas that you should check when visiting your factory.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Working with Factories

How AQF Helps You Manufacture and Ship Your Goods on Time

by Crystal Ge on 15 May 2019 | 1 Comment
Don't let quality issues and shipment delays affect your product. Here are some specific ways that AQF can help to improve your time to market.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

3 Steps AQF Takes to Protect Your Supplier Relationships

by Samantha Lim on 8 May 2019 | 0 Comments
A third-party inspection company like Asia Quality Focus (AQF) can help you protect supplier relationships and improve your manufacturing experience.

Topics: Working with Factories

5 Factors for Deciding Inspection Frequency in Manufacturing

by Sunny Wong on 10 Apr 2019 | 1 Comment
It’s ultimately up to you, the buyer, to determine how often you should inspect. But AQF will help you get started by introducing five key factors that can influence inspection frequency in manufacturing.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories, Quality Control Checklist

China’s Small Factories are Losing Business, Despite Tax Cut

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
Why China’s small factories are losing business, the importance of registering trademarks in China and how to digitize your fulfillment strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

How AQF Online Makes Project Managers’ Lives Easier

by Matthew Milasius on 3 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
The last thing project managers need is more work on their plate. That's why we developed an online quality management system to help you simplify your QC processes and progress towards quality targets.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Deadliest Chinese Factory Explosion in Three Years Kills 78

by Maegan Burkhart on 31 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Chinese factory explodes despite known safety violations, Cambodian exports to be subject to EU tariffs and reducing packaging waste in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

10 KPIs You Can Track in AQF’s Online Quality Management System

by Shanbella Trinh on 27 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Have you ever wanted to quickly analyze which suppliers are passing or failing inspection? Or track defects affecting your products? Our online quality management system offers you numerous KPIs to help you meet your QC goals.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

How a Convenient Online Platform Simplified Lighting QC for Seynave (Case Study)

by Maegan Burkhart on 13 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn how Seynave simplified their lighting QC inspection processes and empowered their suppliers to meet quality targets in this case study.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories