is similar to quality control. The
fundamental principal is that manufacturers
and suppliers wish to maintain control over
the quality of their clothing, fabric,
footwear, fashion accessories etc.
In order to manufacturer
high quality garments, companies involved in
manufacturing need to maintain some sort of
quality assurance or quality control plan
and procedures. The QA activities
should include factory monitoring, testing,
inspections, audits etc.
are only a few issues that are relevant to
the quality assurance of clothing:
If you do not fully understand quality
assurance methods such as statistical
analysis etc., you can consult inspection
services or consultants to assist you.
It has become customary to use consultants
and contractors when introducing new quality
practices and methodologies as in some
instances the relevant skill-set and
experience might not be available within the
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