Quality Circles, Total Quality Management, Dr. Demings 14 Point Theory and Six Sigma are all various programs aimed at improving quality in an organization. They have been successfully implemented in many corporations, but have failed to attract a following in the direct-to-customer fulfillment industry. Major reasons for this are the complexity and resources required to implement these highly touted quality control programs.
If you are seeking ways to improve your vendor quality control without having to dive headlong into a new way of doing business, take heart. There is an option that relies on the basics of upholding merchandise quality. The following are 10 proven strategies that we have identified through inventory best practice assessments for improving your vendor quality control program. These techniques also can be used to design such a program if you do not have one in place today.Read More >