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How a Supplier’s Quality can be Evaluated and Validated

Renaud and Andrew, Sofeast’s head of New Product Development, are in the booth discussing how a supplier’s quality can be evaluated and validated. In order to avoid purchasing parts or materials that will let you down, you need to be … Continue reading

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How To Choose Which Factory Audit You Need?

A common piece of advice we give to customers is to undertake a factory audit when vetting new suppliers. There are a number of different types of factory audits that you may consider, though, so which is right for you?

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Exploring Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) [Podcast]

Time to pay attention to good manufacturing practices! Importers with suppliers over in Asia may benefit from adopting GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices). What are they? How are they useful for managing and improving the performance of suppliers in countries like … Continue reading

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Quality Audits VS Process Audits [Comparison and Pros & Cons]

We’ve been speaking quite a lot about factory audits recently in our podcast mini-series about vetting Chinese suppliers. In particular, let’s compare quality audits vs process audits. Many buyers will send in a quality auditor. There are advantages to this … Continue reading

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