Jennifer

Author's details

Name: Jennifer Stepniowski
Date registered: May 11, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Avoiding Product Recalls — August 2, 2016
  2. Quality: It’s What’s Driving the Global Automotive Industry — July 11, 2016
  3. Quiz: How Passionate Are You About Quality? — June 16, 2016
  4. ISO 9001:2015 Transition Video Posted — June 9, 2016
  5. World Trade Month Wrap-Up — May 24, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. On-Site: What’s a C-TPAT Security Audit? — 8 comments
  2. Product Inspection Strategy — 5 comments
  3. 5 Reasons Packaging Integrity Matters — 4 comments
  4. 7 QC Tools in 8 Minutes — 3 comments
  5. Fishbone Example: Rejected Pre-Shipment Inspections — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Feb
08

Welcome Year of the Monkey – Preparing for Chinese New Year

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Anyone involved in sourcing from China has likely been preparing for Chinese New Year for several weeks.  The “new year,” also known as the Spring Festival, is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar.  The festivities usually start the day before the new year and continue until the Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the new …

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Jan
26

Sourcing Quality Solutions

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There are a variety of quality solutions that reduce costs and risk throughout the sourcing process. Connecting solutions to benefits is a compelling way to communicate the salience of quality. A few examples include: Product Development Detailed technical specifications and criteria assist in obtaining supplier quotations and with ensuring product later meets or exceeds expectations. …

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Jan
12

A New Year for Quality

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As 2016 gets started, there’s reason to believe it will be a good year for quality. We reached out and asked our clients and partners what their quality goals are for the year. We received some positive and reassuring feedback. Common quality objectives and a few helpful resources include: Establish (or improve) a supplier evaluation …

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Dec
14

Recognizing & Ensuring Human Rights

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This week represents the 67th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights. In Tampa, we attended a luncheon event recognizing the 30 articles (human rights) described within the Declaration. The General Assembly, Proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the …

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Dec
02

What You Should Know About QC Product Inspections

We’re answering your most frequently asked questions regarding quality inspections. For example, why should you perform QC inspections, what happens on-site, when is the best time to schedule, and more. Check out our latest video: Our quarterly newsletter is also featuring this information. Review the additional content here.  Another video of interest relates to Understanding the Supplier …

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