List of Quality Control and Inspection Companies in China

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Quality control is a mandatory part of the process when importing products from China, regardless of the order volume. Hence, finding the right quality control partner is crucial. In this guide, you will find some of the leading quality inspection companies, with offices in China.

We compare them based on capability, pricing, and customer focus – to help you choose the right partner for your quality assurance needs in China.

Listed Companies

  • Sofeast Limited (Qualityinspection.org)
  • QIMA (Formerly Asiainspection)
  • Asia Quality Focus
  • Bay Source Global
  • InTouch Manufacturing Services
  • V-Trust
  • SGS
  • KRT Audits
  • HQTS
  • Pro QC International
  • ATI
  • Tetra Inspection
  • China Inspection Service
  • STC Group
  • Bureau Veritas InSpec

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List of Sourcing Companies in Vietnam: Our Top 13 Picks

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Vietnam is quickly becoming a serious manufacturing alternative to China, especially for American importers caught in between the US-China trade war. That said, Vietnamese suppliers are not as easy to find on Alibaba.com or Globalsources.com.

As such, many importers turn to Vietnam-based sourcing companies, with local knowledge and supplier networks. In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading sourcing agencies, most of which are located in Asia’s fastest-growing manufacturing hub – Ho Chi Minh City.

Listed Companies

  • AGS Vietnam
  • Create Global
  • Sourcify (Vietnam)
  • Seditex
  • Dragon Sourcing
  • Modern Sourcing
  • Vietnam B2B Direct
  • Source of Asia
  • Vietnam Sourcing
  • Vietnam Sourcing Team
  • V&S Sourcing
  • Vietnam Sourcing Supply
  • Vina-Concepts

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Buying Private Label Products in China: A Complete Guide

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Importing private label products from Chinese manufacturers is often seen as a faster and easier way to launch new products. This is sometimes true, but only if done correctly. In this guide, I share everything I have learnt about manufacturing private label products in China – including which products are better suited for private labeling, specifications, making design changes, quality control, compliance, and much more.

This is covered
  • What is private labeling?
  • Product categories suited for private labeling
  • Product categories not suited for private labeling
  • Creating a private label product specification
  • Making design changes to private label products
  • Logo and labeling costs
  • Logo and printing specifications
  • Product packaging
  • Quality inspections for private label products
  • Private labeling products and safety standards
  • Questions & Answers

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Importing from China to Australia: A Complete Guide

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Planning to import products from China to Australia? In this guide, we cover the basics that all Australian importers must know about product safety standards, labeling requirements, shipping options, and, the China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).

In addition, you’ll also learn how to calculate import duties, import processing charges, and Goods and Services Tax (GST) when importing from China.

Overview

  • Product Regulations & Safety Standards
  • Shipping from China to Australia
  • Goods and services tax (GST)
  • Import Duties
  • China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)
  • Import Processing Charge
  • Customs Value (CVAL)
  • Import Licenses and Permits
  • Total Import Tax Cost Calculation

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List of Makeup Brush Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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Planning to import makeup brushes from suppliers in China? In this guide, we list manufacturers producing both custom-designed (OEM) and private label (ODM) makeup brushes. We have selected the suppliers based on their product scope and qualifications – such as their stated compliance history, BSCI and ISO 9001 certification.

Listed Companies

  • Shenzhen Karina Makeup Tools
  • Zhongshan Shanyang Technology
  • Changsha Yuanmei Beauty Apparatuses
  • Changsha Chanmy Cosmetics
  • Shenzhen Jafon Cosmetic Accessories
  • Shenzhen Eya Cosmetic
  • Shenzhen SoMakeup Cosmetics
  • Dalian Meiyuan Cosmetics Appliance
  • Cangzhou Kangmei Cosmetic Appliance
  • Shenzhen Hedi Cosmetic Tools

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How to Order from Alibaba in 3 Steps

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Planning to order from Alibaba.com, but worried that something will go wrong? In this guide, we break down the entire process from initial supplier search to requesting quotations, and buying samples. We also explain the details of order management, including payments, quality inspections, lab testing, and shipping.
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List of Shoes & Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

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Looking for qualified shoes and footwear suppliers in Vietnam? In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading manufacturers, while also explaining what brands must know about the following:

  • Buying custom designed or private label footwear
  • MOQ Requirements
  • Finding shoe suppliers online
  • Relevant trade shows

Custom Design or Private Label?

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List of Shipping Companies in Vietnam: Top 13 Forwarders

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Exploring your options to shift production from China to Vietnam? You might find that your existing freight forwarder network doesn’t even operate in the latter. To make things a bit easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of shipping companies based in Vietnam. In addition, we also cover the following:

  • What should I look for when selecting a freight forwarder?
  • How do I get the cheapest freight rate from Vietnam?
  • I need to ship materials and components from China to Vietnam. How do I arrange that?

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Clothing Manufacturers in India: Factories, Prices, MOQ & More

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The clothing and textile industry in India is almost as old as the country itself. In this article, you will learn everything ecommerce businesses must know about importing clothing and other textiles from factories in India:

  • Clothing & Textile Product Categories
  • Top Indian Textiles Factories
  • Sourcing Indian Suppliers Online
  • Textiles Trade Shows in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore

You will also learn if Indian suppliers are cheaper than those in other Asian countries, and a summary of the 5 step process that will take you from tech pack to delivered product. Continue reading Clothing Manufacturers in India: Factories, Prices, MOQ & More

How to Find a Design Freelancer for Your Customized Products

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In the age of Amazon brands, Aliexpress and Wish, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to succeed with generic private label products. Creating unique, custom designed, products is the only way forward for smaller E-commerce businesses that can’t compete on price alone.

Yet, while many E-commerce businesses have great ideas for custom designed products they want to bring to market, they lack the in-house design expertise, or budget, to turn their visions into practical 3D design files and technical drawings.

But, as I explain in this article, the creation of a custom-designed product is not nearly as complex or difficult as you might think. Continue reading How to Find a Design Freelancer for Your Customized Products