Working Flow Chart of Garment Buying House

Garment Buying House:

Garment buying house works as a mediator between garment buyers (retailers) and garment manufacturers. Its try to communicate with buyers of other countries who want to buy garment products. This process also called merchandising. Buying a house is also known as buying agency and buying office. The buying office may be the buyer’s regional office or an independent company that works with multiple buyers. Basically garment buying house is an office with some testing machines and equipment, as it does not directly execute the order. The working process of an apparel buying house is a complex process. Here the working process flowchart of garment buying house is given below.

Common scenery of garment buying house

Working Flow Chart of Garment Buying House

Contact with the Buyer



Send L/C to the Garment

Develop the product

Inspection by Buying House

Complete working paper or document for shipping

Send one copy to the bank↔Attach one copy with the product


All the above processes of garment buying/export house are discussed in the below table:
1. Contact the buyerAt first, the clothing merchandiser contacts the buyer and collect the order from them.
2. CommunicateHere, should search for a qualified factory according to the buyer’s demand for placing that order.
3. MeetingGarments merchandiser makes all the consumption according to the buyer’s specification.
4. Received master L/C from the buyerHere, the garments merchandiser must collect a master L/C copy from the buyer as an order approval and pass it to the buying house commercial team.
5. Develop the productMake product development sample (Proto, Fit, SMS, etc) and approved by the buyer.
6. Inspection by Buying HouseIn the meantime, an online inspection has to be completed by the buyer nominated Q.C.
7. Final inspectionFinal inspection has done here by third-party Q.C or as order contract specification.
8. Complete working paper or document for shippingHere, the Buying house commercial team makes ready all the necessary documents or papers for shipping the goods.
9. Shipping the goodsFinally, all the goods are shipped here containing necessary documents.
10. Send one copy to the bank↔Attach one copy with the productThe commercial team contacts the bank for order payment here.
11. Shipment & PaymentFinally, After shipment, the payment received from the bank.
Author of this Article:
Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

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