Supply chain quality control – industry news

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Q4 2021 Barometer: Can South Asia Sourcing Save the Holiday Season from Supply Chain Chaos?

Between the ongoing global logistics logjam and a new wave of COVID-19 related lockdowns in Asia, global sourcing displays ominous signs for the upcoming holiday season.

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October 12, 2021

TIC Council Announces Appointment of Sébastien Breteau to Board of Directors

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the TIC Council.

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August 27, 2021

QIMA Q3 2021 Barometer: China’s recovery slows down, while ethical compliance hits a 3-year low

China sourcing exceeds pre-pandemic levels, but further growth may be stalled by virus resurgence.

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July 14, 2021

QIMA Q2 2021 Barometer: As Businesses Look To Leave ‘Crisis Mode’ Behind, Diversification Continues While Ethical Compliance and Quality Take a Hit

QIMA inspection, audit and survey data collected in the first quarter of 2021 highlights the desire to diversify global supply chains.

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April 16, 2021

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January 21, 2021

QIMA Q1 2021 Barometer: 2020 in Review: Global Trade COVID Disruption Reveals Changes in Consumption Habits and Rampant Ethical Risks, as China Sourcing Beats the Odds

Almost a year into the COVID-19 crisis, uncertainty and disruption continue dominating global trade.

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January 12, 2021

QIMA Q4 2020 Barometer: Global Trade Sees Asia's Manufacturing Powerhouses Begin to Rally Following Rebounding Demand in the West

Despite the fairly apocalyptic outlook that prevailed earlier in the year, sourcing insights for Q3 suggest that the crash of global trade in 2020 may ultimately be less dramatic than predicted.

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October 08, 2020