Factory Evaluation System for a Garment Merchandiser

By | August 29, 2015

Factory Evaluation System for a Buying Garment Merchandiser

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

 

Introduction:

Factory evaluation is an important factor in garments merchandising. This task should be perfectly handled, otherwise it will too tough to respect the shipment date of a garment export order. During factory evaluation, a garment merchandiser must be followed some key factors, which facilitate to chose a perfect factory. Those factors have discussed in this article.

Factory Evaluation System for a Garments Merchandiser

Factory Evaluation System for a Garments Merchandiser

Factory Evaluation System for a Buying Garment Merchandiser:

The main key factors for factory evaluation system are in the following:

  1. Factory design,
  2. Factory equipment & machinery,
  3. Factory productivity,
  4. Prevalent working procedures,
  5. Factory past performance,
  6. Technical competency,
  7. Factory personnel competency,
  8. Financial performance,
  9. Factory reputation,
  10. Level of professionalism.

Those key points are discussed in the below:

1. Factory design:

During factory evaluation, the first step of a garment merchandiser is to check the factory design, whether it is perfect or not for his export order. Its a very important point for choosing a perfect garment manufacturing factory or textile factory.

2. Factory equipment & machinery:

It is most important factor. A garment merchandiser should check the required amount of machinery and equipment are available or not for the factory. Sometimes its seen that, due to lack of machinery and equipments, the actual shipment schedule can’t be maintained.

3. Factory productivity:

Every factory has a daily production rate for each items. By which any one can confirm the time duration, needed to complete an order. So, during factory evaluation this should be maintained.

4. Prevalent working procedures:

Before selecting a factory for garments export order, garments merchandiser should follow the prevalent working procedures of that factory. Its facilitate to take a perfect decision.

5. Factory past performance:

Factory past performance plays an important role for confirming a garments export order. So, a buying garment merchandiser must be careful about it.

6. Technical competency:

During running an export order, different problems can be raised. The main thing is that how fast those problems are solved. It shows the overall technical competency of a factory. So. it should be checked before placing an order in the factory.

7. Factory personnel competency:

Factory personnel competency is totally related with technical competency of a factory. If Factory personnel competency is best then overall technical competency of a factory will be best. It must be followed before placing a garments export order in the factory.

8. Financial performance:

Financial performance plays an important role in receiving a garment export order. If any factory is financially perfect then it could be perfect for receiving an export order. So, a garment merchandiser must be followed about it.

9. Factory reputation:

Reputation is always a key point for receiving something. If Factory reputation is better, then its no doubt that factory can get extra priority to receive a garments export order. This point should also be checked before placing an order.

10. Level of professionalism:

Its a final key point for factory evaluation systems. A garments merchandiser should follow the level of professionalism of a factory that its worked professionally or not.

By following all the above key factors, a garment merchandiser can easily chose the correct factory for garments export order.

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