Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI) / Final Random Inspection (FRI):
The pre-shipment inspection also called PSI or FRI (Final Random Inspection) should take place when at least 80% of the production is reached and packed into export cartons.
This inspection covers: product appearance (AQL), workmanship quality, size measurements, weight check, functionality assortment, accessories, labeling & logos, packaging, packing and other tests and special requirements, depending on the product and the export market.
Our team of inspectors chooses a specific quantity of completed products - quantity according to - and inspects them according to your specifications, requirements and according to our protocols and expertise.
After completion of the inspection, a fully detailed inspection report with pictures and comments is sent to you. Then you are able to Accept or Reject your shipment online.
In case of a failed inspection you should consider using our and ask for a Re-inspection. For some tricky shipments you might also consider a full carton/ products Inspection. We also help you to find solutions with your supplier.
How to make sure I will get what I paid for?
What type of defect is my production suffering from?
What is the % of defective products in my shipment?
Are my products functioning correctly?
Are my shipping marks, packing and labeling correct?
When? The Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI), also called Final Random Inspection (FRI) will take place when at least 80% of the products are ready and packed into export cartons. You can of course specify when booking online that you want 100% of the products to be ready for this inspection.
Where? The final random inspection or pre shipment inspection will take place at the factory; anywhere in Vietnam & International Local. In some case it could take place at the forwarder's premises or at the pier.
What? The Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI) covers all possible on site checks of your products:
Ø Product appearance (AQL) inspection
Ø Workmanship inspection.
Ø Safety and function inspection.
Ø Quantity inspection.
Ø Assortment inspection.
Ø Colors inspection.
Ø Size & measurements inspection.
Ø Weight inspection.
Ø Functionality inspection.
Ø Accessories inspection.
Ø Labeling & logos inspection.
Ø Packaging & packing (including the shipping marks) inspection.
Ø Loading & Stuffing, Sealing supervision
+ Any other special requirements you may have...
Our team of experienced Vietnamese or Western inspectors chooses a specific quantity of completed products - quantity according to AQL tables - and inspects them according to your specifications, requirements and according to our protocols and expertise. After completion of the inspection, a fully detailed inspection report with pictures and comments is sent to you. Then you are able to Accept or Reject your shipment online.
Why? Because it is simply essential to check your products before the shipment! And this even if you work with a trading company or with an agent... Your vendor, neither he is a factory, a trading company or an agent will have no interest to inform you of any potential or real quality issue...
Since about the second half of the twentieth century importers have used the inspection and surveyors services of independent of AIM Control Inspection of companies to certify the quality and quantity of products they want to import. These inspections, assure the importer that goods conform to the technical specifications and the quality standards laid down in the contract and that the quantity exported are accurate. The services of such independent inspection of AIM Control Inspection of companies are utilized not only by private business firms, but also by State-owned enterprises and government departments. In fact, the regulations in many countries require goods procured by government departments to be inspected and certified for quality and quantity by independent and competent inspection of AIM Control Inspection of companies.
Trust is good... But control is much better !
Benefit & Advantages of this quality inspection:
Performing a Pre Shipment Inspection will allow you to:
Ø Use our inspection report as a bargaining tool with your vendor!
Ø Know the percentage of defects affecting your products.
Ø Know the seriousness of the quality issues.
Ø Refuse defective shipments.
Ø Prevent to shortages of quantity & quality goods
Ø Bargain with your vendor in case of quality issue(s).
Ø Avoid unexpected costs & delays.
Ø Keep pressure on your vendor shoulders.
Ø Show your client(s) you care.
Ø Save time and secure your business!
Options available for the Pre Shipment Inspection (PSI):
Vietnamese & Western Inspectors rate: Negotiation, please kindly email to email@example.com
Night overtime arte: Negotiation, please kindly email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The inspector will stay at the factory after 7PM till late in order to supervise a shipment or to implement the necessary corrective actions.
Additional inspection report rate: € 20.
You might need different inspection reports to be established within the same man-day, especially if your order has multiple references.
Collection of samples: Free of charge.
Our inspectors can pick up your samples and send it to you. It could be mass production samples, defective samples etc.
Defect sorting option: Free of charge.
Aslo see our Final Inspection Services and loading supervision
All defective items inspected will be sorted out and we will ask the factory to either rework or replace these products.
We are an Independent Inspectors, surveyors and experts providing inspection services, expediting services, testing, QA/QC, Cargo Survey, Marine survey, Certification based in Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Singapore & Asia, Italy, Germany, U.K Russia & Europe, the Middle East, Brazil, Chile, Argentina & ect., Anywhere of Countries to protect your orders in good condition. Email: email@example.com, cell: +84903615612.
The followings are the evidence of our vendor pre-shipment inspections carried out by our surveyors and inspectors: