Costa Rica Quality Control Inspections

 

 

 

 

 

Costa Rica Quality Control Inspections and Factory Audits

With $11.3 billion worth of shipped goods in 2018, Costa Rica is a leading player in the medical apparatus industry as well as supplying a large volume of fruits and nuts ($2.1 billion).

 

More and more companies are turning to Costa Rica for their purchasing needs, as such; Costa Rica is becoming a vital aspect of many companies’ global supply chain efforts. When sourcing from a new market, buyers must make sure that the products they are purchasing are of the highest quality and comply with all local laws and regulations as well as those of their customers market.

 

Goodada’s Costa Rican Factory Audits are conducted at your chosen supplier’s factory. Having a factory reviewed before placing an order with a potential seller will significantly reduce the risk of you buying poor quality or defective products or potentially becoming a victim of fraud.

 

The purpose of a Costa Rica Factory Audit is to assess a manufacturer’s capabilities to fulfil your order, review their quality control processes and review the workplace environment of the factory.

 

Goodada’s Costa Rica Quality Control Inspections will save you both time and money by reducing the cost of product failures and ensuring that products are manufactured to your required specifications at each stage of manufacturing. Inspections can be conducted at any factory in Costa Rica.

 

Goodada’s Costa Rica Container Loading Inspections will enable you to confirm if your products have been correctly loaded and dispatched from the factory in Costa Rica. Container Loading Inspections are of importance when payment is required by the manufacturer upon despatch of products from their factory in Costa Rica.

 

Goodada offers the following types of Audits & Quality Control Inspections.

 

 

FACTORY AUDIT (FA)

A Factory Audit is conducted at your seller’s factory. The purpose of a Factory Audit is to determine if your potential supplier is a legitimate company and has the capability of manufacturing your products. The Audit will also assess the factories quality control systems, the factories manufacturing standards and the factories export records. Click Here to find out more....

 

 

FINISHED GOODS INSPECTION (FGI) 

A Finished Goods Inspection is conducted at your seller’s factory when 80% of your order has been made. The purpose of a Finished Goods Inspection (or Pre Shipment Inspection) is to visually check product specifications, product quantity, product dimensions, packing requirements and shipping marks. During this inspection any on-site testing can be conducted or samples can be collected to be independently tested. If any problems are identified you can then address these issues with the factory before the goods are shippedClick Here to find out more....

 

 

CONTAINER LOADING INSPECTION (CLI)

A Container Loading Inspection is conducted when the products are being loaded at the port or factory. During the time of loading the inspector can check that your products are correctly loaded and the container is securely closed and sealed prior to shipmentClick Here to find out more....

 

 

DURING PRODUCTION INSPECTION (DPI)

A During Production Inspection is conducted when the goods are in the process of being manufactured. The purpose of a During Production Inspection is to update you on expected production completion timesClick Here to find out more....

 

 

PRODUCTION MONITORING (PM)

Production Monitoring will provide you with daily updates on quantities produced plus inform you of any issues with your order. The on-site inspector will work with the production manager of the factory to ensure that your order is made to any pre-agreed schedule and specifications. Click Here to find out more....

 

 

EARLY PRODUCTION INSPECTION (EPI)

An Early Production Inspection focuses the raw materials and machinery which will be used to make your order. This is the only stage where the raw materials can be checked to make sure that they meet your quality requirements. If any independent laboratory tests are required on any of the raw materials, it should happen at this stage. Click Here to find out more....

 

 

SOCIAL AUDITS

A Social Audit is used to evaluate a firm's working conditions, its code of conduct and its responsibilities to its employees. The purpose of Social Audit is to promote, develop and maintain workplace practices that are socially acceptable. A Social Audit reassures your customers and suppliers that your business is socially accountable. Click Here to find out more....

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

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Cargo insurance protects the owner of the goods for the full value of their investment against all risks and can include not only the full value of the goods, but also the cost of shipping, duties, and also up to 10% or even 20% extra to cover anticipated profit. Click Here to find out more...

 

 

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