Top 10 Questions With : Harkirat Singh, Managing Director of Woodland shares his views on sourcing as an industry
Updated on: 29 Jun 2016
Footwear, apparel and accessories major Woodland has interesting views to share on sourcing practices carried out across the apparel industry. Harkirat Singh, Managing Director of Woodland shares his views on sourcing as an industry.
What attributes enable vendors/suppliers to source to brands?
1. Expertise – in terms of understanding the product 2. Credibility in the marketing 3. Competitive price vs benchmark 4. Vendor experience in sourcing same or similar lines 5. Financial standing
What steps does a consignment need to ensure?
1. Timely delivery 2. Packaging – product integrity to be maintained 3. Instruction manual
From factory to dispatch – what precautions does a vendor need to take?
1. Adhering to specifications in terms of manufacturing 2. Quality performance 3. Stacking as per norms
What would be the ideal lead time for a minimum of 1000 pieces?