Soft on Wearer, Hard on Producers
An insight into this vibrant industry reveals that it is very hard. As the face of fashion, this global business deals with multiple variation of colors and sizes and hence one could imagine the amount of material requirement planning. Highly obsessed by seasons and trends this industry is extremely time critical. The sector is seen as a supply chain consisting of a number of discrete activities.
The merchandisers should have a 360 degree visibility of each and every order they own from sampling to actual shipment for them to meet delivery timelines without adding to the cost. A last minute shortage in a dyed stuff material could call for an airlift of the entire consignment costing you dear or even losing the customer once for all.
Embrace Systech ERP
The only possible way to meet the above challenges for the apparel industry is to have a strong adoption of IT. To evolve to the next level they need to embrace erp systems for better business process management, efficient manufacturing process, supply chain management, customer relationship management and business analytics.