Firstly, What kind of garment you are looking for?
Why? – Since there is no clothing manufacturer can produce every kinds of product. For example, some only produce knitted garmentwhile some are only producing woven products.
Secondly, How to reach those who would be pleased to help you manufacture your product?
Just by a simple searching techniques and some simply clicks, you could easily reach them on the internet. There is no reliable producer now do not have themself on the internet in this digital age. However, how to type on google to effectly find them? .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 you could do with “clothing manufacturer vietnam” instead.
The next step you should take is look insight their service with the checklist below
– which kind of service they are providing? A company who can provide you a full package service would always be the one having strong capacity ’cause they could cover the whole manufacturing process for you.
– Do they have experience and capacity of developingnew kind of fabric. You could free yourself from the mess of sourcing process if they could arrange for it
+Could the master knowledge, technology, development and innovation in yarn and fabric?. If yes, they would be very active in material development and even support you with valued suggestion or solution.
+ Can you realize on their sourcing department? A good sourcing team are essential for any manufacturer. Without this department, it’s impossible for them to make their service adapt to different requirement. Their input materials cost would be high. Therefore, they can’t help you to buy material at reasonable price
+ Can they tell you about their yarn & fabrics suppliers network? This point might decided if they could be a capable supplier. You should be careful as, somtimes, people tend to hype up their image with a list of suppliers while not all of them are not actually supplying them. You can easily check with supplier listed 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? The prerequisite to be good at manufacturder is to have good designers and technicians who are able got your idea of the products very quickly and accurately. Don’t waste you time with suppliers who could do not have technicians who are able to understand your idea or requirement quickly and exactly. Sometimes it’s not because they can’t handle your technical reuqirement, the problem is just because they don’t know your language. If they could speak your language or English, it would it would lower your affort to convey you idea.
+ How many technicians they have? It would decide how professional your order would be handle. pattern making, samples development, preparing tech-pack… all would be handle in short leadtime. The quality of your products mainly depend on them. 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 there infrastructure good enough to for your order? I means that how goood their factory equipped?, How many labors are there in their factory?, How many machine have been set up and What kind of machine they have.
I really hope that this article could help you be more confident in your intend of looking for a good supplier