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Product Pre-shipment Inspection QA in China

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There are no methods to check the reputation, credibility and financial status of China manufacturers and China factories, That's why it is so important to choose a manufacturing partner in China with rich experience and a track record. Whilst there are many reputable companies on international trading sites such as Alibaba, Tradekey, Global sources and the like, there are also many companies who are not quite as reputable as their information can lead you to believe.

Gigabiz Legal services are now spending a considerable amount of time and effort rectifying problems for UK traders who unfortunately, has found themselves in.

Many small and large UK traders place a considerable amount of trust and money with companies they have never met nor do they also understand the Chinese business ethics and culture. Often they do not initiate any quality inspections on their goods before leaving the manufacturers or distributors. Considerable savings can be found in China on UK prices but sometimes because the price is cheap, the quality can often reflect this. The customer can often be left with substantial goods with no real means of address.

Gigabiz offer fully comprehensive sourcing service which guarantees quality and value for money, also, Gigabiz factory audit and goods pre-shipment inspection services can immediately minimize your defect rates and maximize your shipment quality. Its your choise: Take the risk or use the experts and have peace of mind.

Independent Quality Inspection

The quality assurance control service Gigabiz provided ensure every details of your quality requirement are met from initial stage of Pre-purchase inspection, manufacturer assessment right through to final stage of pre-shipment inspection. We get the knowledge, experience and expertise to help secure your business in China and make sure you get exactly what you are paying for.

Gigabiz apply the inspection services with high standards, strict ethics policy, health and safety regulation and environmental regulation. Gigabiz is committed to providing professional inspection and quality technology services to the clients with competitive inspection rates.

General Independent Quality Inspection FAQ

  • How long will it take to see the inspection results?
  • What kind of standards do you use?
  • What information do I need to provide?
  • How much do you charge for your services?

How long will it take to see the inspection results?
Gigabiz guarantee to send you the inspection report the next working day either by email or the way you would like to receive your report. If there are major quality issues, you will be informed immediately once the inspection is completed.

What kind of standards do you use?
Gigabiz will use the recognized international quality control standards to conduct inspections. We refer to the most widely accepted sampling methods such as MIL-STD-105E, ABC-STD-105, ISO2859, DIN40.080, BS6001, NFK06-021/022.

Unless otherwise instructed, Gigabiz Inspection uses the Single Sampling Plan Normal Level II (according to the MIL-STD 105E standard). This is generally the common requirement for products manufactured in China.

What information do I need to provide?
Basically, tell us your products details and your order details, our specialist will complete the rest of the work.

How much do you charge for your services?
The charges will be various according to what the inspection services you want. Gigabiz is always offering the best rate for our client.
We will in all cases inform you of all costs. All charges will be agreed with you before any work commences so there will be no unexpected invoices.

The Standard

We use MIL-STD-105E or ANSI / ASQ Z1.4 2003 which are the internationally recognized quality control standards. Our acceptable quality level (AQL) is the maximum number of defects allowed for specific products. Please find following table for more information:

Gigabiz Inspection Standards

High Valued Products Low Valued Products
Critical defects no critical defect is accepted no critical defect is accepted
Major defects AQL 1.5 AQL 2.5
Minor Defects AQL 2.5 AQL 4.0

A critical defect means that the product is unsafe to use.
A major defect means that the product can be used safely, but may not function 100%, or it may have an obvious appearance defect.
A minor defect means that the product is safe to use and functions properly, but is not up to the pre-determined quality standard.

For more details if you would like to know on how we can help you inspect the products and what kind of the standard we conform to or you are expecting you product conform to, just Email Us ([email protected]) or Click to Ask Gigabiz. One of our specialists will be in touch very soon.

Gigabiz Quality Inspection Service Scope

  • Comprehensive Factory Audit and Assessment
  • Pre-Production Check (PPC)
  • Initial Production Check (IPC)
  • During Production Check (DUPRO)
  • Final Random Pre-shipment Inspection (FRI)
  • Loading Supervision

Comprehensive Factory Audit and Assessment
Gigabiz is a professional, impartial company to perform a comprehensive manufacturer assessment before you spend too much time and money on a potential supplier. With our unique assessment framework you will be able to determine whether your supplier will be capable of meeting your expectations in terms of quality, quantity and delivery times.

Pre-Production Check (PPC)
Gigabiz perform a random quality inspection on critical raw materials and/or components. We will follow your exact quality guidelines to ensure that all of the parts of your products are up to standard before production begins.

Initial Production Check (IPC)
Gigabiz perform a visual inspection of products as available at the beginning of the production cycle against a client's instructions and Purchase Order specifications.

During Production Check (DUPRO)
The DUPRO provides the on-line inspection, DQC qualified inspectors will check that the corrections and improvements suggested during the IPC were implemented, examine the existing productions, advised the manufacturers of any further corrections or improvements to be made. When very strict quality standards are required than it is best not to wait for a final random inspection

Final Random Pre-shipment Inspection (FRI)
Gigabiz performs a final random inspection comprising of a detailed visual inspection of goods before shipment. It is generally conducted on the premises of the manufacturer, on samples selected according to defined sampling procedures. A Final Random Inspection will choose a specific quantity (according to AQL) of completed products and inspect them according to your quality standards.

Loading Supervision
By checking of the container condition, identification of the loaded packing units with the previously inspected consignment, tallying of the total number of shipping packing units and sealing of the container, Gigabiz ensure that you are getting what you ordered

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