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March 2, 2018

8 Steps To Limit Risk in Your Toy Testing Procedures

Production competitiveness has become so high in countries like China that suppliers often find ways to cut corners in order to save costs, often putting the quality and safety of your toys, and their...
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December 27, 2017

5 Global Sourcing Challenges Hardlines Retailers Will Face in 2018

Procurement used to manage vendors and negotiate costs. In today's global sourcing landscape, it’s about so much more; it’s about effectively managing risk, ensuring sustainability, all to the ends of...
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December 22, 2017

Humans, Robots & Supply Chain Automation: How To Embrace The Change

The rise of things like Blockchain, IoT (internet of things), cryptocurrencies and robots and automation have all been defining disruptors for the retail supply chain over the last few years. How are ...
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December 21, 2017

Case Study: Behind The Scenes Of A New CQI Strategy Roll-Out

A CQI strategy should be adopted to provide you with a road map toward improvement of your supply chain activities. It should be designed in such a way that takes your retail brand through the process...
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December 8, 2017

Does Your Retail Brand Have A CQI Strategy For The Festive Season?

The festive season is fast approaching and retail stores the world over are seeing an influx of people coming through their doors to purchase essential and luxury items. This time of the year is a ver...
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November 16, 2017

Why Every Company Should Use Environmental Auditing

Manufacturing in the 21st Century has brought about some ugly truths about the way in which many retail brands produced their products, from the amount of CO2 emissions released to the way in which ma...
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November 15, 2017

2 Root Cause Analysis Techniques For An Improved Quality Audit

As a RCA is a continuous improvement strategy used to identify the drivers of a problem, it serves the purpose of eliminating that problem from ever recurring again!
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November 9, 2017

A Factory Quality Audit Checklist To Ease Supplier Selection

Household goods manufacturing and supply chain operations are often vulnerable to compliance and regulation violations. With the pace at which the many complex parts of a supply chain can move, it's n...
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November 8, 2017

3 Types of Factory Quality Audits Your Retail Brand Needs Today

Many retail brands today are littered with non-compliance, human rights and environmental violations. These organisations find themselves at a loss on how to handle this kind of supply chain complexit...
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November 7, 2017

What Are Some Of The Most Common Reasons For Quality Audit Failure?

Unethical or morally gray manufacturing practices are not uncommon for many factories across the globe, most commonly situated in third world or developing countries, for their cheaper manufacturing o...
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