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Things You Should Know About the Apparel Supply Chain

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5 Tips for Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain
Summary: Risks can be managed only if we know what they are and have the systems and processes in place to handle them. Supply chain management helps mitigate the impact of disruptions while allowing procurement managers to be more flexible and proactive in their thinking and strategizing in a dynamic business environment.  Any business is…
Supply Chains in Fashion
Developing Transparent And Visible Supply Chains in Fashion
Summary: The fashion industry is one of the most influential industries in the world. Fashion has a significant impact on both the environment and the economy. In recent years, the growth of visible supply chains in fashion has been in focus. Here's how more fashion brands can strive to create visible supply chains. Supply Chains…
Supply Chain Risk Management
A Structured Approach to Supply Chain Risk Management
Summary: The pandemic unleashed a fashion supply chain chaos that is not expected to return to normal anytime soon. Brands and manufacturers should brace up with a supply chain risk management (SCRM) strategy to deal with the ongoing situation for a successful outcome. Experts have been emphasizing the need of having a resilient and balanced…
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Why Do You Need Professionals With Supply Chain Management Degrees For Your Brand?
Summary: The supply chain is the backbone of any business and for any brand to be successful, it needs highly qualified professionals who can manage the fashion supply chain. Let us find out what an individual with a degree in supply chain management brings to the table. Supply chain management is definitely not for everyone!…
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Enterprise Resource Planning: A Hidden Arsenal for Fabric Mills
It’s been just 8 months since I have stepped into this fashion industry. Still, based on my limited understanding, I would like to share my experiences of dealing with the fabric supply chain and how we can optimize it through consolidated efforts. I would share a couple of anecdotes of dealing with different stakeholders in the…
How Blockchain Ensures Security and Visibility in Supply Chain
Summary: Deployment of new technologies holds promise for much-needed improvement across the supply chain. The use of blockchain technology can aid transparency and traceability,  besides reducing paperwork for fashion brands. Blockchain originated with cryptocurrency and since then has been taken up by financial companies. Recently, technology companies, financial institutions, and start-ups have started inventing new business…
warehouse, warehouse management
A Guide on Selecting the Best Warehouse Management System Supplier
The apparel industry reached $1.5 trillion in 2021 (Statista). The increase in revenue suggests that the supply chain management must up their game. The behind-the-scenes manufacturers, suppliers, and inventory managers play a pivotal role in extending the valuation. The warehouse management system is an enabling technology that helps fashion companies scale their businesses, be more…
woven fabrics
Apparel Merchandising Cost Control with Thread Consumption Calculation
Introduction In a world that thrives on competition, every little step can make a considerable difference. The world of apparel merchandising is a prime example of this. Like all businesses, profitability is the ultimate aim here. While the price is controlled by market factors, it is the cost control that can be governed by the…
Retail and Wholesale Prices
Difference Between the Retail and Wholesale Prices in the Apparel Industry
The apparel industry focuses on making, assembling, cutting, sewing, and finishing. This is one of the fastest growing industries that has given several people employment. According to the data, the estimated size of India's textile and apparel industry was approximately USD 120 Billion in 2015, reaching almost 200 billion by 2020. Even though every industry was impacted…
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How To Calculate Profit Margin In Apparel Costing?
One of the growing industries in the world, the apparel industry is generally controlled by trends and consumer demands. As people take a keen interest in fashion and want to look their best, this industry is touching great heights. Calculating the profit margin in the apparel industry can be a brainstorming task if not done right. It…
Endless Aisle
What To Consider When Setting Up An Endless Aisle
Introduction  Technology in recent times has grown exponentially, and its effects are pretty visible in the customer's buying habits. Presently, around 20% of the total retail sales come from an eCommerce store. On the other hand, more than 70% of the customers still depend on the traditional method of buying goods. It is the responsibility…
Truckload Transportation
What Is The Future Of Truckload Transportation?
The trucking industry is a big part of the world’s economy. It has been expanding and evolving to meet the logistics needs of various industries. The truckload transportation business used to increase their capability and make their workforce more efficient. However, with changing times, industries rely more on technologies to make themselves smarter and more…
Comprehensive details and information defining the categories, procedures, and objectives of supply chain management in the fashion and apparel industry.
What do You Need to Know About Fashion and Apparel Supply Chain Management?
The handling of the flow of services and goods between locations and businesses is known as supply chain management (SCM). The process might include storing raw materials, movement of finished goods, work-in-process inventory, and end-to-end order fulfillment. The supply chain management process commences with raw components and continues until the final-product customer delivery. Supply chain…
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Fall & Winter Sustainability Slants: Supply Chain, Packaging & Apparel
One of the most critical questions that the fashion industry faces is if and should fashion change with the changing season. Well, to answer the question simply, yes, it does. Fashion does and should change with the season. The seasons are ingrained into the fashion-industry supply chain. It is in fact, the main element when…
COVID Supply-Chain Issues And What This Means For The Future Of Fashion Retail
The COVID-19 epidemic has brought the numerous problems the fashion industry straightforwardly faces to the light. The epidemic has impacted every aspect, from supply chain management to product design, leaving many firms with material and financial difficulties. However, the primary issue the epidemic has created is the failure of the wholesale business.  There is not…

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