Firt of all, List out products that you would like us to help you manufacture
Why you need to do that? – As there is no clothing manufacturer can produce every kinds of product. For example, some just focus on knitted garmentwhile some are only producing woven products.
Secondly, How to reach to them?
Google woud be a the fastest and most simple engine for you. There is no reliable manufacturer now do not have themself on the internet in this digital age. However, The difference in the results that you will get is beacause of what you type on google.Do not type only “clothing manufacturer” on it. Take the keyword from your list, put in on google search engine with the name of an area after that. For example, the phrase “clothing manufacturer vietnam” would be much more efficient instead.
The next step you should take is collect information about the service the are offering with questions listed out below
– which kind of service they are providing? A supplier who can provide you a full package service would always be able to do a lot for you ’cause they could cover from very first step to the final for you.
– How could they help you developnew kind of fabric. You could release yourself from the mess of sourcing process if they are able to take in charge of it it for you
+Do they keep themself updated with new knowledge, technology and innovation of yarn and fabric?. If yes, they would know exactly what to do to handle your requirement of fabric development and even even be able to suggest you better choice.
+ Can you realize on their sourcing team? A strong sourcing department are very important for any producer. Without this team, it’s hard for them to be flexible in their materials development. They would not be able buy materials at best price. Therefore, they can’t help you to buy material at reasonable price
+ Are they supported with a good enough network of yarn & fabrics suppliers? The answer would define them as a reliable or unreliable manufacturer. Stay elert as, somtimes, people lie you with a list of suppliers while not all of them are not actually supplying them. You can easily check with supplier named by them if they are actually their partners.
And finally, Is your technical requirement a matter for them? How they handle your technical requirement would show you alot about their their ability.
+ Is there any problem with them to get your idea? A good supplier would have good designers and technicians who are able got your idea of the products very quickly and accurately. If it takes them too much time to get your idea, they can’t be a good supplier. Sometimes it’s not because they they are not good at their major, it’s just because they can not understand your language very well. If they could speak your language or English, it would help to avoid a lot of misunderstanding caused by the language barriers.
+ How many technicians they have? It would decide how professional your order would be handle. Strong technicians team could help you making good pattern, develope sample very fast, and prepared best tech-pack for bulk manufacturing All are essential for the quality of your products. In addition, for high functional products, for example activewear, technicians teams who have knowledge in structure of the product are must-have for that activewear clothing manufacturer.
Are they capable to manufacturing? I means that Do they have their own factory?, How many worker are working in their factory?, How many production lines they have and What kind of machine using in production.
I really hope that you find this article a little bit helpful for you