Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL): What is that?
It is extremely time-consuming to check every single one of the ordered products. Therefore an international standard, the ISO 2859-1, was developed for picking samples. This standard was..
The work of an inspector
An inspector is a well-educated quality engineer and is specialized in a certain product category. A quality engineer, or inspector, is specialized in interpreting specifications and performing on..
Your local sourcing agent is not a reliable quality inspector!
When doing business in China, India or Vietnam you could use all the help you can get. It is a logical step to get a local sourcing agent..
Don’t wait until it’s too late
If you wait until your goods arrive in your country, there is nothing left that you can do. You have ordered the products in China, India or Vietnam..
Spec Sheet: Your product specifications at a glance
If you have found the right supplier, you decide whether the golden sample they sent you is good enough. This should be the example for the rest of..
An introduction for importers
It’s a risky business to import products from developing countries. Not everybody is who he claims to be and dishonest suppliers will run off with your deposit. We..