Inspection Service

With Alibaba.com’s Inspection Service, you can order services from professional 3rd party inspectors and inspection companies directly on the Internet at http://inspection.alibaba.com. The inspector will visit the manufacturing and/or port facilities anywhere in China and make reports including pictures to certify that the goods being produced and shipped reach quality standards.

Types of inspections generally offered:

  • Initial Production Inspection – checks the machinery and materials to be used for your order at the beginning of the production process.
  • During Production Inspection – a visual check on the quality of components, materials and finished products during manufacturing.
  • Final Random Inspection – a detailed visual inspection of samples selected at random to check that the quality, quantity and packaging conform to your samples and specifications.
  • Container Loading Check – supervision during container loading to ensure that the finished and packed goods meet your specifications (product type and quantity).
  • Factory Audit – ensures the factory adheres to local and international labor laws; checks the factory’s capabilities, management and operating procedures.
  • Other services are available as specified by Inspectors.