By Renaud Anjoran As many of our clients are quick to remind us, inspecting certain products require a level of expertise and ceramic products are definitely in this category since most of the visual defects are based on the ‘ceramic grades’ the buyer paid for.
By Renaud Anjoran Every purchaser knows that some orders are riskier than others and the risk impacts many of the decisions they make. This is why quality planning and classifying orders by risk level is important for importers.
By Renaud Anjoran If you source and buy consumer goods from several suppliers in China, your experience probably looks like this:
By Renaud Anjoran I have written extensively about pre-shipment inspections (before, during, or after production), always from the perspective of the buyer checking what a supplier is doing; but I noticed that I haven’t covered receiving inspections (also called incoming quality inspections). However, that’s a really important topic, so let’s get into how to set one […]
By Renaud Anjoran The CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) was enacted in 2008 to enhance children’s product and toy safety in the USA in the wake of high-profile instances of toy recalls due to excessive levels of lead.