Importing is not easy and is not viable option for everyone, usually there are many concerns in this field
Including How can to be sure quality of imports leather? May it be a scam or dumping? Are the exporter’s claims valid? Does the product have the quality we expect? Does the exporter move according to the contract?
.All these are important issues that you will confront seriously problem if there is defect on them
Below are some recommendations (or solutions) that allow you buy with more trust.
Wok with reputable supplier
First you should find reputable suppliers, then arrange a meeting with them. reliable supplier is an essential requirement for being sure about quality of imports leather.
– Try to measure the supplier’s knowledge by asking specialized questions. People with a long history in the leather industry are easily recognizable. They answer acceptable
-Ask the supplier any question you have and evaluate their responsiveness. Reputable suppliers usually have a good system for response to customers
– Ask from your friends and customers in that country, to evaluate their reputability
– Ask the supplier introduce you their customers in your country, for more search .
– Request the exporter’s certificates, if they are supplier, ask them manufacture’s certificate that supply product from them.
The most valid leather industry certificates include the following list:
- • SO 9001 for quality
• ISO 14001 and LWG for environmental standards
• REACH and ZDHC for health and safety standards
• SA8000 for Social standards
Request Analysis sheet
There are many laboratories for testing leather and leather chemical products. These laboratories test a wide range of different parameters. One of the most famous leather tests is the ISO test, which can be performed by some local laboratories.
In IRAN, Karaj Standard Research Institute conducts this test. This test gives you a very good assurance about the quality of the leather or leather products.
We are able to offer ISO testing on our raw leather. Don’t hesitate contact us
Use inspection companies
These companies provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services. They can act as your representative in the country of origin. They test quality, quantity, function, performance against various health, safety and regulatory standards, and to make sure that products, systems or services meet the requirements of standards set by governments, standardization bodies or by customers.
One of the most famous of these company is SGS company, probably you heard about the before.
We make opportunity for our customer to provide (receive) goods with the certificate of the inspection company.
Ask representative sample
It’s a classic way to realize quality of product. Just emphasis on send representative sample not handpicked sample.
Send your technician to exporter’s tannery, manufacturer
One of the best ways to ensure quality is production under the supervision of the customer’s technician and with the customer’s formula.
I hope, this article help you. I talked about some ways that help us start work with new exporters or start your new business in importing leather.