Pre shipment inspection services

Pre Shipment Inspection

Our fully qualified pre-shipment inspection services thoroughly review and test your supply chain, ensuring your standards for quality are met.

What does a pre-shipment inspection (PSI) involve?

Unlike other forms of manufacturing inspection, pre-shipment inspections take place at the latter stage of the manufacturing process; usually once the production run is at least 80% complete.
Essentially, it gives you the opportunity to catch any last-minute problems that occur, and to take action to fix the issue before the product is shipped to your customers.

Why is the pre-shipment inspection important?

Your pre-shipment inspection takes place before the product is finished and then packaged. Essentially, it’s the last stage of the process before recalls and corrections start to become very expensive, and it helps you minimize import risks.

What will a pre-shipment inspector check?

Our pre-shipment inspection (PSI) services will cover a range of criteria, including:

• The functionality of your product
• Your quality performance of products
• How durable your product is
• Checking whether your product meets appearance standards
• Ensuring that your product fits the specified dimensions

As well as a number of other criteria.
The key thing to remember here is that our expert inspectors work to customized checklists. That means that we can tailor our checks to suit the unique needs of your business, and check to ensure your products meet any specified industry standards.
If you’d like to find out more about how we can help tailor your pre-shipment inspection check to meet your own specific criteria, get in touch today.

What are the main benefits of a pre-shipment inspection?

There are a number of key benefits to having a PSI carried out, including:
• The peace of mind that comes from knowing your order has been completed successfully
• The ability to verify the quality of products at the manufacturing source, preventing the risk of paying for low-quality or even defective goods
• The guarantee that the product you’re sending to customers is being manufactured to the standard and the quality you require
• The knowledge that you’re minimizing the risk of your products being returned

And, of course, a pre-shipment inspection allows you to minimize the risk of unhappy customers, which should improve customer retention and increase your company’s ROI.

Fully qualified inspectors

Global Inspection Managing is a 3rd party quality inspection company that understands why importing products must apply strict professional standards. That’s why, at Global Inspection Managing, our inspectors are fully qualified, meeting inspection standards ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 (ISO 2859-1).
You need to be able to trust that your inspection will help guarantee the quality of your products, and help you catch any potential issues before they start costing you money. 

How much do Pre-shipment inspection cost ?

Our quality control inspectors are ready to go to work for you for  $269 USD per day. If you’d like to discover more, get in touch with Global Inspection Managing today. 

Your inspection report is available 18 hours maximum after our visit.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most common questions & concerns.

 Who is responsible for pre-shipment inspection?

Third-party inspection agencies like Global Inspection Managing can be responsible for planning, conducting, and reporting the inspection findings. These agencies specialize in quality control and provide unbiased assessments of the products.

 What is the pre-shipment procedure?

The pre-shipment inspection procedure involves a series of steps and activities carried out to assess the quality, condition, and compliance of products before they are shipped to the buyer. 

It aims to provide assurance to both buyers and sellers that the products being shipped meet the desired quality standards and specifications. It helps prevent potential issues, reduces the risk of customer complaints, and ensures a smoother supply chain process.

 What is the standard for pre-shipment inspection?

These are general standards that apply to pre-shipment inspection - 


  • International Standards
  • Industry Regulations
  • Buyer's Requirements
  • Sampling Plans
  • Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Documentation

 What is the pre-shipment inspection process?

The pre-shipment inspection process might involve the following steps:


  • Selection & Inspection of Sample Units
  • Testing and Functional Checks
  • Defect Identification
  • Report Generation
  • Decision Making

 What are the 3 methods of pre-shipment inspection?

The three common methods of pre-shipment inspection are:


  • Full Inspection
  • Sampling Inspection
  • Random Inspection

 What is a pre-shipment inspection?

A pre-shipment inspection is a quality control procedure conducted before goods are shipped from a supplier or manufacturer to the buyer. It involves a comprehensive assessment of the products to ensure they meet the specified quality standards, contractual requirements, and regulatory guidelines.

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