RFQs and Quotations /

Collaborative product development tools from Quote to Order

Apparel Connect Quotations Module helps modern buying houses and sourcing companies quickly respond to high volumes of RFQs and manage and track performance of large numbers of vendors. All buying house departments are supported with integrated workflow tools. SOAP Web and mobile services for vendors, buyers and inspectors extend the ERP beyond the enterprise and allow supplier bidding on fabrics, CMPT and other services, give mobile QC & Compliance auditors access to tech-packs and vendor performance history and allow online collaboration between the buying house and buyer through sampling and product development.

  • Sample Development including First Sample, Proto sample, PP sample, Photo Sample, Size Set Sample, Top Sample, Sales sample, Shipment Sample

  • Integrated workflow and task management for Product Development teams, Raw Material Sourcing, Sampling, QC, Logistics, Vendor sourcing, Service Sourcing, Technicians including individual team dashboards, time & action, and To-Do lists.

  • Unique Compare and Build™ and Style Sandbox™ tools to manage multiple sourcing options and quickly determine how to hit target price every time

  • Compliance and QC Inspections scheduling with easy to use Outlook style calendar tools. Sophisticated defect analysis and vendor performance tracking.

  • Integrates seamlessly with Apparel Connect Manufacturing modules for one-click processing of accepted quotes into confirmed orders.

  • Mobile App Services and Web Portal for your vendors, agents, inspectors and buyers. Create your own RFQs for fabrics, CMPT and other services enabling your vendors to log in online and bid on contracts with quantities, lead times, price etc.

  • Define alternate fabrics and trims to customer requested materials and automatically generate cost effective quotations.

  • Built for the enterprise. Manage thousands of vendors simultaneously.

  • Carton packing and inventory module, vessel management, vendor compliance management

  • Multi-shipment purchasing to buy once and ship to several vendors on a single PO

  • Zero stock holding operations supported with direct shipping from vendor to buyer

Collaborate!

Apparel Connect Quotations module is perfect let's you easily manage large numbers of fabric suppliers and sourcing options including a unique style sandbox tool to play with different variations and options and see the effect on final FOB price in real time.

The RFQ module comes with integrated workflow and task management for every key department in a buying house. Product Development teams, Raw Material Sourcing, Sampling, QC, Logistics, Vendor Management, Shipping and logistics, Sampling, QC, Compliance and Fabric Technicians each have individual dashboards, Time & Action control, Messaging and Collaboration tools and Departmental To-Do lists.

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