Supply Chain Quality Control – Industry News

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QIMA Recognized by Sagemcom for Client-First Approach

QIMA, a global quality control and supplier compliance service provider, announced today that it has been named the ‘No. 1 Supplier’ in the client-centric category by French high-tech group Sagemcom. The award was announced during Sagemcom’s annual supplier conference in...

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April 19, 2019

Q2 2019 Barometer: Safety Concerns Keep Growing as Manufacturing Competition Rages in Asia

Global sourcing in the first quarter of 2019 is still largely shaped by the fallout of 2018, in which US-China trade wars shook up the global sourcing landscape and drove many buyers to new markets in an attempt to escape the worst of tariffs’ hikes and future-proof their...

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April 10, 2019

Q4 2018 Barometer: Are Supply Chain Ethics Becoming a Casualty of the Trade Wars?

As Asia’s manufacturing hubs are ramping up production for the upcoming holiday season, this quarter’s barometer paints a picture of increasingly diversified global sourcing and some worrying trends for sustainability. In addition to the data collected from tens of thousands...

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October 4, 2018

Q1 2019 Barometer: A Look Back at Global Sourcing in 2018: Trade Wars, Diversification, Sustainability Challenges

Between the US-China tariff stand-off and the increasing consumer and governments’ scrutiny on sustainability issues, 2018 proved a challenging year for global sourcing. Many brands and retailers turned towards increased diversification of their sourcing in order to hedge...

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January 9, 2019

Q3 2018 Barometer: Ethical, Environmental Concerns Run High in Global Supply Chains

While concerns about international trade tensions abound halfway into 2018, QIMA's latest data on quality inspection and supplier audit demand offers some perspective on the shape of things to come in global sourcing.

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July 6, 2018

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Expo Carga
Mexico City, Mexico
June 25-27, 2019
Booth Number: 2018

China Omni-channel Retailing Summit
Shanghai, China
June 27-28, 2019
Booth Number: T5

Ina Paace
Mexico City, Mexico
July 10-12, 2019
Booth Number: 3336

Congresso CAAAREM
Merida, Mexico
July 10-14, 2019
Booth Number: 13

AAFA Traceability Seminar
Minneapolis, MN, USA
August 7, 2019
Table Number: TBC

Ciclos Regionales Fruticolas
San Francisco de Mostazal, Chile
August 8, 2019
Booth Number: TBC

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Factory Output, Product Compliance Issues Up During Q3

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Quality Control Specialist Highlights Speed-to-Market Dangers

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