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June 14, 2017

Shipment Stuck In Customs? 7 Step Checklist To Avoid Import Delays

As a professional importer, a dreaded shipment delay is likely something that keeps you up all night and keeps you pacing the office all day.
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The Ultimate Guide to Preventive Quality Management

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June 12, 2017

3 Tips to Improve Product Compliance with Good Supplier Relationships

  When it comes down to accurately communicating quality expectations, importer/supplier relationships matter. The way importers of old dealt with their suppliers has indeed come a long way from the h...
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June 2, 2017

How Do Professional Importers Ensure Product Compliance?

Your brand is only as reliable and trustworthy as the quality of products you put out into the market. Without a robust product compliance program in place, the integrity of your brand is bound to be ...
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May 29, 2017

What no one tells you about Christmas tree testing procedures

  Christmas, a very special holiday celebrated all around the world, a sacred time spent with family and friends, houses adorned with traditional decorations and illuminated in a splendor of colors, a...
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May 22, 2017

2 Ways Retail Brands Can Successfully Ensure Supply Chain Compliance

Supply chain compliance is becoming one of the biggest challenges faced by all retail professionals. Among small, medium enterprises's it likely hits a little harder, with limited resources and where ...
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May 18, 2017

10 things you will learn from a third party quality provider

Do you feel that no matter how much you plan, the maze of complex logistics is always catching up with you? Successfully running your quality systems is key to the success of your entire operation.
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May 16, 2017

How purchasing departments benefit from better quality management systems

The harshest judge of the quality of a product is your customers. As a households goods quality manager, it is your responsibility to ensure the systems and procedures you have in place, run as smooth...
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May 12, 2017

A Supply Chain Management System For An Optimized Supply Chain

Global retailers have large complex supply chains, to efficiently manage these they have to adopt a variety of tools and software to ensure an effective supply management system.
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May 10, 2017

Quality Assurance Procedures That Can Be Optimized For Supply Chain Efficiency

Do you need to optimize your current quality assurance procedures? Are you unsure of how to get started? Determining the current position of your quality systems may be a difficult one to get your hea...
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April 29, 2017

Where Regional Household Goods Brands Fail and Global Brands Succeed

Over the years there have been shifts in the supply chain, where gaining a competitive advantage through your entire supply chain can be essential to your success.
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