By Renaud Anjoran This is the 10th part in our China supplier vetting series. We’ll cover requests for quotations, negotiations, and contracts.
By Renaud Anjoran If you are about to select one Chinese supplier, and you know you will be tied to them for the foreseeable future, it is in your interest to spend some time and money to vet them.
By Adam Gilbourne In our previous article, we identified the top 3 mistakes to avoid when selecting a manufacturer in China. Mistakes generally occur because importers make decisions based on their emotions and how a salesperson made them ‘feel’, rather than tangible evidence of a factory’s quality, export experience, production capacity, internal quality control systems, documentation etc.
By Renaud Anjoran If you have conducted inspections at your suppliers’ facilities in China, you have probably found that many of the testing equipment necessary to check your product’s quality is not available on site.
By Renaud Anjoran In a previous article I described why and how a factory’s quality system can be audited. However, if you want to confirm a factory’s reliability with high certainly, you might have to dig deeper.