Apparel manufacturing is a unique business in that aside from the whims
of fashion, the usual supply chain headaches, there are also as well as
a million variables no consumer will ever consider in the selection of their
Who understands these challenges?
We do. Apparel Search Logistics
provides consulting services and solutions designed to meet those challenges
efficiently and cost effectively.
Apparel Search's consulting
team will help you deal with:
Profitable companies are
always improving their margins through more efficient management of domestic
freight, customs clearance, vendor compliance, and international logistics.
Your need to decrease cycle times and costs while increasing service and
efficiency will be handled in a professional and expedient manner.
62% of logistics dollars
are spent in the area of transportation. In 2002
that equaled over 600 billion dollars and the
numbers continue to rise.
you care about supply chain management? Beyond the fact that supply
chain costs can range from 10% to over 25& of the cost of goods
least three compelling reasons stand out:
chain leaders are successful. Companies that have streamlined their
supply chains consistently outperform their competition.
of SCM are not reserved for big companies alone. Supply chain management
can be a critical industry equalizer as well as provide significant
competitive advantages in the marketplace.
chain management is the gift that keeps on giving. Organizations with
a control of supply chain management
and what it takes to successfully execute
will be able to realize year over year financial and operation benefits.
Other valuable consulting
services include the following:
We will develop unique and customized
strategies to optimize manufacturing plans in a constrained
environment, in real time, across multi-site and outsourced manufacturing,
supply, distribution, and transportation nodes.
Our network designs model
significant impacts on supply chain operations, such as extensive growth
or decline, business acquisitions, or a re-alignment of business strategies.
Better network design leads to an improved bottom line by determining the
least cost or most efficient supply chain strategy, including optimal production,
storage, distribution locations, and optimal sourcing relationships.
Have you had raw materials
delivered late for manufacturing?
Are you transportation
costs more than you believe they should be?
Ever suffer a delay
Are your contractors
delivering on time?
Are you paying premium
Are you getting real
time data from your vendors?
Trouble with vendor
Our sourcing strategies
encapsulate the global supply network
raw material suppliers, outside contractors, and owned facilities
to enable efficient procurement of materials and management of contractors,
and determine the appropriate supply matrix for optimal network design and