Intertek, a total quality assurance provider, has launched local services in Haiti and the Dominican Republic to support fashion and footwear retailers and brands that are increasing their sourcing activity in the region. Intertek’s expansion will offer local sample collection with courier service to the Softlines laboratory in Guatemala City. With dedicated technical experts stationed in the Dominican Republic, inspection of soft goods products such as garment and home textiles can be performed both locally and in Haiti to eliminate costly and lengthy travel.