Best of AQF’s Quality Control Blog for May and June 2014 The Quality Control Blog is written by the Asia Quality Focus (AQF) team to share its experience and know-how about quality assurance and how to source safely in Asia. The Quality Control Blog does an excellent job of giving an insider’s look at important issues…

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Best of Asia Quality Focus Blog   I have the honor of serving on the board of directors for the inspection agency Asia Quality Focus. In this capacity I have gotten to know their team of researchers who create the content for their blog. The blog does an excellent job of giving an insider’s look…

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Today I received an email from a Chinese salesperson named Peter Lou at a metal fabrication factory introducing his firm in hopes I would consider placing an order.  I get a lot of emails like that, but what made this one interesting is that he had a unique sales pitch. Excerpts are posted below.  He…

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Chinese holidays can impact your supply chain and make you look bad in the eyes of your customers.With the Chinese New Year holiday rapidly approaching, I want to offer a behind the scenes look at what really happens at the factory before a major holiday and explain how buyers can prevent problems.   The AQF…

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