Firt of all, What kind of product you are interested in?
Why? – Due to the fact that there is no clothing manufacturer can produce every kinds of clothing. For example, some just focus on knitted garment, some are only focusing on woven products.
Secondly, How to reach to them?
Google woud be a the fastest and most simple engine for you. There is no reliable producer now do not have themself on the internet . However, I would like to mention here some Google searching technique to find the most suitable manufacturer.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 third step is collect information about their service by using the checklist below
– Would they be able to provide you with full package services? A supplier who can provide you a full package service would always be able to help you save lost of time and expense as they could cover the whole manufacturing process for you.
– Is there any limitation in farbics development. You would not need to carry out sourcing process if they could arrange for it
+Do they have people with profound knowledge of yarn and fabric?. If yes, they would know exactly what to do to handle your requirement of fabric development and even consult you in some case.
+ How about their sourcing department? A experienced sourcing team are essential for any supplier. Without this team, it’s impossible for them to make their service adapt to different requirement. They would not be able buy materials at best price. Therefore, they could not provide you a reasonable price
+ Can they tell you about their yarn & fabrics suppliers network? This point might decided if they could be a capable manufacturer. You should be careful as, somtimes, people lie you with a list of suppliers while not all of them are not actually supplying them. Check with those named suppliers if they have ever work with them.
And finally, Is your technical requirement a matter for them? It’s very important to be able to handle technical requirement as it will decide how good quality your product will be.
+ Is there any dificulty in how they 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 you language or English are familiar with them, it would help to avoid a lot of misunderstanding caused by the language barriers.
+ Do their technicians equipped with modern technology? It would decide how good your products would be manufactured. 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. Expcially in case of high functional products like activewear, technicians teams who have knowledge in structure of the product are must-have for that activewear clothing manufacturer.
Do they have enough capacity to manufacture for you? I means that Do they have their own factory?, How many worker they have?, How many machine they have and What kind of machine they have.
Hope that this article could help you be more confident in your intend of looking for a good supplier