Download this episode (right click and save) Finding out that your goods weren't made to your specifications is disappointing. With deadlines looming, you might opt to have your products reworked to meet requirements. But sometimes product rework can do more harm than good. InTouch Client Managers John Niggl and Stacy Bruce walk you through the ins and outs of product rework and how it can affect your business. In this manufacturing podcast episode, you'll learn about:
- The potential costs of product rework;
- Product rework and potential interference with shipping deadlines; and
- When product rework might potentially cause more quality defects
Your supply chain functions best when it's free of interruptions and defects (related: How Experienced Importers Limit Product Defects in 3 Stages [eBook]). Yet occasional setbacks are bound to occur. If you ask the factory to reprocess your goods, you should be equipped with the knowledge that this added handling could lead to new problems or delays. Ultimately, these questions will help you determine if product rework is right for your situation.
And if you’d prefer to read the article that covers this topic instead, check out 3 Vital Questions to Ask before Product Rework.