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QCI Plays Critical Role in Repairing & Restoring Imported Goods

QCI Plays Critical Role in Repairing & Restoring Imported Goods

  This article originally appeared in the Blair Business Mirror Quality Corrections & Inspections plays a critical role in repairing and restoring imported goods to first quality condition. In recent years, 98% of shoes and 97% of the apparel sold in the U.S. were imported. Percentages for other products such as accessories and consumer goods […]

Supply Chain Sustainability Services

Times are changing faster than ever for apparel, footwear and accessory goods companies.  Online retailing business models are changing the way consumers shop. Free shipping and free returns are drawing more consumers to cyberspace rather than the mall and return rates are on the rise.  Consumers are also seeking brands that are committed to the […]

Quality Corrections & Inspections Featured in Nevada Business Journal

Doresa Banning of the Nevada Business Journal recently published a great article on our work in the Nevada region. We’re proud to be a part of what makes the Logistics Industry in and around Nevada, and throughout the United States, such a strong and vital part of our economy. You can read the whole article […]

FDRA Footwear Sourcing & Sustainability Summit – Key Takeaways

  By Randy Burk, Executive Vice President – Quality Corrections & Inspections At this year’s annual Footwear Sourcing & Sustainability Summit, presented by the Footwear Distributors and Retailers Association (FDRA), I had the opportunity to share insights from the perspective of the reworks guy and to gain insights on the latest trends on global footwear […]

Mold Prevention & Treatment on Imported Footwear & Apparel

Mold formation on imported products can be a significant challenge for distributors and retailers. When products arrive with mold damage, it can cost the importer thousands of dollars in product loss. It also sets back timelines when they must order new products to replace the damaged shipment. No importers want to deal with mold formations, […]

Helping Inbound Quality Assurance Teams Succeed

Inbound QA teams in the distribution center have big responsibilities.  They are the last set of eyes to audit merchandise prior to its debut for retail sales. They need to look for sewing defects, excessive threads, defected pull cords, sizing specifications, water repellent issues, zippers, buttons, odor issues, mold and much more! Although well trained […]

Water Damage & Container Rain on Imported Products

Have Your Imported Goods Experienced Water Damage or Container Rain? Your shipment of apparel, footwear or other general merchandise has arrived in the U.S. from overseas. However, upon inspection you discover that your goods experienced some type of water damage or have been affected by “container rain”. Despite the best preventative efforts of the overseas […]

How to Turn Dead Inventory Into Profitable Merchandise

Dead inventory or dead stock is nothing new to vendors and retailers. Dead inventory can arise for several reasons such as retail seasonality, late deliveries or possibly product production errors in need of correction. It is talked about often and by many but addressing the problem and finding solutions can send you into a frenzy […]

How QCI Benefits Product Sourcing Managers

How QCI Benefits Product Sourcing Managers If you serve as a product sourcing specialist or manager in the supply chain, much of the burden for merchandise that does not meet your company’s quality standards on imported shipments can land with you. If distributors, direct buyers or others down the supply chain discover a quality issue […]

Inspection, Repair & Rework Solutions for Quality Assurance Managers

The Value of Quality Corrections & Inspections for the Quality Assurance Team Today’s warehouse managers and their quality assurance teams play a critical role in the supply chain: they bear the responsibility of ensuring that goods enter and exit their facility as efficiently as possible. They must have a thorough knowledge of all relevant inventory […]

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