FINAL PRE-SHIPMENT PLYWOOD AND OTHER WOOD PANELS INSPECTIONS

Pre Shipment Inspections China: Mitigate Your Risk
Pre shipment inspections in China are often the last line of defense against receiving large quantities of defective products. Performed when your order is between 80% and 100% complete, pre shipment inspections in china also allow for a sample of almost the entire shipment to be evaluated at once.

Pre-shipment inspections are conducted on-site at the factory before containers are loaded and sent to the port. Upon review of the inspection report that is sent shortly after each pre-shipment inspection, you will have the opportunity to issue any corrective action guidelines for your supplier before defective products leave the factory. Engage   your next pre shipment inspection in China and discover the kind of detailed reporting you need before making shipping decisions.

Why inspect goods prior to shipment?

Pre-Shipment Inspections allow you to determine the overall quality of your order, and determine the need to issue corrective actions before any products leave the factory. InTouch will dispatch an expert team of American, European, and local QC inspectors to the factory to inspect your merchandise based on internationally recognized

During your pre-shipment inspection, our highly trained auditors will select a sample of finished goods to be inspected, at random and based on internationally accepted AQL standards. This sample size is inspected against industry and client-determined criteria, referenced by a QC Checklist and approved samples, to determine if the product meets the client’s expectations.

Depending on the product type, a variety of tests may be performed as part of the inspection. Some of these include:

■Function Testing
■Testing of electrical components
■(including power consumption, hi-pot, and earth continuity)
■General and detailed measurements
■(such as coating thickness, moisture levels in materials, etc.)
■Bar code checking and packaging evaluation

 

Pre-shipment Inspections will help you:

■Eliminate shipments of non-compliant merchandise
■Ensure product safety and function prior to shipment
■Eliminate late shipments
InTouch’s Pre Shipment Inspections in China …
“Determine the quality of your goods before they ship”

What is the Pre Shipment Inspection?

 

The Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI), also called Final Random Inspection (FRI) or Finished Quality Control, will take place when at least 80% of the products are ready and packed into export cartons. You can of course specify when booking online if you want 100% of the products to be ready for this inspection. The pre shipment inspection will take place at the factory, or in some cases, it could even take place at the forwarder’s premises or at the pier.

What do we check during a Pre Shipment Inspection?

 

During the PSI,  we cover all possible on site checks of your products: Product appearance  (AQL), workmanship, safety and functionality, quantity, assortment, colors/  measurements/ weight, accessories, labeling & logos, packing &  packaging, and any other special requirements you may have.

Our team of experienced  Chinese or Western inspectors chooses a specific quantity of completed  products, according to AQL tables, and inspects them according to your  specifications, requirements and according to our protocols and expertise.  After completion of the inspection, a fully detailed inspection report with  pictures and comments is sent to you. Then you are able to Accept or Reject  your shipment online.

 

The added value of a Pre Shipment Inspection?

 

We are here to help you make the best decision. If the goods are not acceptable, you can, with our help, cease the shipping process and confront your vendor directly without getting any surprises when you have received the goods.

 

Why should I book this During Production Inspection?

 

Because it is simply essential to check your products before the shipment! And this even if you work with a trading company or with an agent… Indeed, your vendor, whether he is with a factory, trading company or is an agent, will have no interest in informing you of any potential or current quality issues. Trust is good- But control is better!

 

Aims of the Pre Shipment Inspection
Making sure you will get what you paid for.
Knowing what type of defect(s) your production is suffering from.
What the percentage of defective products is in your shipment.
If your products are functionning correctly.
If your shipping marks, packing and labeling are correct.

The Pre Shipment Inspection, also called Final Random Inspection or Finished Quality Control, will take place when at least 80% of the products are ready and packed into export cartons. You can of course specify when booking online that you want 100% of the products to be ready for this inspection. The final random inspection or pre shipment inspection will take place at the factory; anywhere in China. In some case it could take place at the forwarder’s premises or at the pier.

The Pre Shipment Inspection covers all possible on site checks of your products:

Product appearance inspection
Workmanship inspection.
Safety and function inspection.
Quantity inspection.
Assortment inspection.
Colors inspection.
Size & measurements inspection.
Weight inspection.
Functionality inspection.
Accessories inspection.
Labeling & logos inspection.
Packaging & packing (including the shipping marks) inspection.
Any other special requirements you may have…
Our team of experienced Western inspectors chooses a specific quantity of completed products and inspects them according to your specifications, requirements and according to our protocols and expertise. After completion of the inspection, a fully detailed inspection report with pictures and comments is sent to you. Then you are able to Accept or Reject your shipment online.

Why is it necessary to perform this inspection?

Because it is simply essential to check your products before the shipment! And this even if you work with a trading company or with an agent. Indeed, your vendor, whether he is a factory, a trading company or an agent, he will have no interest to inform you of any potential or real quality issues.
Advantages of this quality inspection:

Use our inspection report as a bargaining tool with your vendor!
Know the percentage of defects affecting your products.
Know the seriousness of the quality issues.
Refuse defective shipments.
Bargain with your vendor in case of quality issue(s).
Avoid unexpected costs & delays.
Keep pressure on your vendor shoulders.
Show your client(s) you care.
Save time and secure your business!

The Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI)
The pre shipment inspection will take place at the factory, or in some cases, it could take place at the forwarding party’s premises, or even at the pier.

 

What we check during a Pre Shipment Inspection
Product appearance (AQL), workmanship, safety, functionality, quantity, assortment, colors/ measurements/ weight, accessories, labelling, logos, packing, packaging, and any other special requirements you may have.
Our team of experienced or  Western inspectors chooses a specific quantity of completed products (according to AQL tables); inspect them according to your specifications, requirements, as well as according to our protocols and expertise. After completion of the inspection, a fully detailed inspection report with pictures and comments is sent to you.

 

The added value of a Pre Shipment Inspection
If the goods are not acceptable, you can, with our help, cease the shipping process and confront your vendor directly without any surprises when you have received the goods.

 

Highlights of this quality control inspection service:
The type of defect, and what percentage of defects
The quality of the products, you can refuse shipment if necessary
Shipping marks, packing and labelling
The usual functionality of the product, is it working correctly?

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