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Pre-shipment inspection (PSI)


Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) is the most important, reliable and frequent quality control method requested by importers. It is the detailed inspection of the products when more than 80% of the boxes are packed and 100% production has been done.

Why Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI) is important?

Are you sure you will receive full quantity and good quality products? May be your vendor will some photos of good products before delivery, but certainly it is too few to know the real status of your order. Everything is too late when the goods arrive then you are just realize half goods are unqualified or lack of volume. To protect your right and benefit, it is necessary to make Pre-shipment Inspection. The inspector will check quantity, product details, test function and randomly selected samples in accordance with international standards to ensure that product quality is consistent with your specifications.

When to conduct Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI)?

In order to give full feedback of your order, Pre-shipment Inspection need to be conducted when more than 80% products are packed and 100% products have been finished.

Where to do Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI)?

QC Factory inspector will perform the inspection on site in vendor's plant.

Listed below are the various steps taken by our inspector during the inspection of your production for a pre-inspection shipments:


• Quantity Available

• Quantity of finished goods

• Quantity of products packed

• Quantity of products in stock Appearance



• Hardware, material

• Color

• Size

• Weight Execution


Defects listing

• Default rate pointed

• Criticality of Defects Functions & Security

• Functions present or not

• Test your products

• Special test required by our customers


Packing & Packaging

• Appearance

• Hardware, material

• Size

• Weight

• Sealants


Marking and labeling

• Stickers

• Logo

• Barcode

• Shipping Mark


Tests on site

• Function of product

• Carton drop test

• Certain tests corresponding different products

• Special test request from your side 

Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) 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

Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) is a service that allows you:

• To know the quantities: already produced, the remaining scheduled to end production

• To obtain clear information about your products before shipment

• To have a clear information about the status of the order

• To check if your provider has met his commitments

• To make sure that your products meet your specifications and expectations

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.