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How Quality Inspection Software Interfaces With An ERP System -Diagram

by Renaud Anjoran on 18 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments

So your company has an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system – maybe SAP or Microsoft Dynamics if you are part of a large group, or something a bit ‘liter’.

At the same time, you want to structure and automate the work of your QC inspectors with a dedicated quality inspection software solution. I wrote before how it can save you time and money.

And, of course, you want both of these systems to communicate to each other. How would it work?

Topics: quality inspection software

8 Similarities between Factory Audits and Product Inspections in China

by Renaud Anjoran on 6 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments

In our last article, we listed the major differences between a supplier audit and a quality inspection

Well, there are also many similarities, some of them obvious and some others less so. Keep reading to see 8 of them...

Topics: factory audit, product inspection

8 Reasons Why A Supplier Audit Is Different from a Quality Inspection

by Renaud Anjoran on 24 Oct 2017 | 0 Comments

Does your company employ quality inspectors and auditors? Do you tend to hire different profiles, and specialize your staff as much as possible?

There are good reasons for this, as we explore in this article. Note that we will be looking at second-party audits and second-party inspections. (Not at third-party audits, which are conducted as a step toward certification)...

 

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6 Traditional Quality Inspection Process Fails (& Software Solutions)

by Renaud Anjoran on 22 Sep 2017 | 0 Comments

The traditional quality inspection process, often used in Asia especially, is laborious, error-prone, and time-consuming.

In this post I'll outline 6 common fails found in the 'old way' of performing quality inspections, and the solutions to them provided by using a modern QC report software...

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What Quality Control Software Can Garment Inspectors Use?

by Renaud Anjoran on 7 Sep 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you work in a garment importing business, and wonder what quality control software your inspectors can use? We’ll go over the key considerations you should have in mind for IT tools to support garment inspections in this article...

Topics: quality control software, garments

What Quality Inspection Software Is Ideal For Mechanical Products?

by Renaud Anjoran on 26 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you buy mechanical parts? Are you tired or writing your findings on paper or in Excel? Are you wondering what quality inspection software would be a good fit for your inspection team?

Let’s look at what is unique about quality inspections for high-precision mechanical products, and the kinds of features that the quality inspection software that you'd benefit from using needs to offer...

Topics: quality inspection software, mechanical products

New Tool for Sourcing New Products and Taking Fast Decisions

by Renaud Anjoran on 18 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

Searching for, and finding, the right suppliers and products in China is easier said than done; especially when you have distance, language-barrier, and lack of relationship against you.

Luckily, the ShowSourcing app can help you track down and work with perfect Chinese suppliers, due to its ability to manage and simplify your supplier sourcing and follow-up efforts online and when mobile directly on your phone or tablet.

We recently interviewed the CEO of ShowSourcing. Let's hear what he had to say about about finding suppliers with their app...

Topics: sourcing

What QC Report Software For Electrical Home Appliance Manufacturers?

by Renaud Anjoran on 3 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

Does your company buy electrical home appliances in China? You probably have a team of quality inspectors in key areas such as Zhongshan or Ningbo.

How do they report on their inspection findings? Do they prepare a handwritten note? Do they use Word or Excel? How long does it take them, and are they well organized?

It's possible that access to QC report software would benefit them greatly, let's explore this...

Topics: quality control software, electrical home appliances

What Quality Management Software for Home & Decoration Products?

by Renaud Anjoran on 23 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you buy and import home & decoration products from China, Vietnam, India, and/or Pakistan? Do you feel you need a solid grip on your product-related information, including tests and inspections?
It is not unusual for companies in your industry.

Topics: quality control software, home decoration products

Which quality inspection software should furniture buyers use?

by Renaud Anjoran on 8 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you buy furniture products? Do you need to cut the useless paperwork and have traceability over what your team does in the field? Quality inspection software can help, but how to choose the right solution?

Let’s first look at the specificities of furniture quality control...

Topics: quality control software