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Initial Production Inspection (IPI)


Initial ProductionInspection (IPI) is a visual inspection of materials, components and products available at an initial stage of production.

Why need Initial Product Inspection?

Initial Production Inspection is to ensure the vendor understand well about your order specification in the beginning, to avoid bad surprise after the mass production starts, to avoid unnecessary re-engineering delays and costs later.

When need Initial Product Inspection?

- If your vendor is new and you don't trust on their quality at all

- If your products have special or particular requirements

- If you order involves several different materials

- If your order quantity is large

Initial Product Inspection involves checking the following points and operating the following steps:

Production status:

     • When the production is supposed to start?

     • Does the raw materials and components are prepared?

     • Production line capacity & capabilities

Materials and components inspection:

     • Style

     • Color

     • Dimensions

     • Weight/Thickness

     • Specifications

     • Sample provided by client

     • Material storage condition

Accessories -finished products inspection- finished products:

     • Style

     • Color

     • Dimensions

     • Weight

     • Specifications

     • Sample provided by client

     • Packing& Package

Ours recommendations:

     • What need to improve in order to minimize defects

     • What need to improve in order to raise the quality level

     • What corrective action plan to implement before your production finish

     • According to us, will the production finish on time or not

Our Initial Production Inspection can be composed as follows:

• Booking the inspection 48Hours in advance

• Online Payment or TT

• Inspector on site 9:30 am-5:30 p.m.

• Check your merchandise from the morning

• Report in your inbox and into your private space in 24Hours

Initial Production Inspection (IPI) is a service that let you to:

• Detect mistake and misunderstanding from your vendor earlier

• Make sure your goods are conformed to your specifications and expectations

• Check the quality of your product and the reliability of your supplier

• Save money by outsourcing the quality control of your product by an expert inspector directly on the field before it is too late

• Avoid delay delivery and unnecessary extra cost

• Check if the factory is respectful to your previous recommendations

The price is based on US$ 268 per man-day in china

Additional options available next to this service:

Printed report: 20US$/report

Supplementary Neutral Report to your client: 20US$/report

Picking up sample under seal during the inspection on your behalf: 20US$

Bank TT charges: 20US$/payment

Inspection certificate: 20US$

Night overtime: 50US$/Hour. For example to wait for late production or to supervise a late container loading orto implement the necessary corrective actions for some urgent shipments.