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…

Read More
Lear How China Dominates Sourcing

October saw lots of buyers at the Global Sources [GS] trade fair in Hong Kong and the rest of the season GS brought us up to date sourcing news and trends.  We’ve compiled the best of Fall from GS. What China makes: 10 things the country is big on [Infographic] GS provided us an interesting…

Read More
Asia Quality Focus Articles

September, October, and November saw a lot of great content pumping out of Quality Control’s blog.  We’ve compiled the best.  Be sure to check them out for the best tips on inspections, audits, and smart sourcing. Difference between audit and inspection The Asia Quality Focus Team illustrates the difference between an audit and inspection for…

Read More

In the cartoon the guest may very likely not be invited back to the establishment.  If you are not professional in your inspection and assessments of the product flowing from your Chinese partner’s factory, they may very well not invite you back for more business either.   As professional buyers, we need to be picky…

Read More

This morning, I spoke with a client. He said he needs a simple supply contract to use for his sourcing business in China. I sent him a checklist, so that he can let me know what he expects the contract to specify. He replied that he needed quick advice, he can’t sit and write all…

Read More