Flow Chart of Garment Export Process

Garment Export Process: 

Garments order execution is not an easy task that normally we think. It is a complex process which is done by garments merchandiser. The main role of the garments merchandiser is to collect garments export orders, produce the garments, export the garments, and earn a profit. To perform those functions successfully needs a lot of knowledge, experience, and tremendous effort for a merchandiser. The flowchart of the garment export process is given below.

Garment Export Process
Garments cartooning for export purpose

Flow Chart of Garment Export Process

Contact with buyer

Order collection


Order Confirmation

Master L/C

T & A Calendar Making

Fabric & Accessories Booking

Back to Back L/C


Fabric & Trims in House

Innovatory Checking & Report Making

Pre-Production Meeting

Pattern and Marker Making of Bulk Production

Trial Cutting

Bulk Cutting

Numbering –Bundling & Sorting

Production Line Set-up



Pre-Final Inspection

Final Inspection 
All the above processes have discussed in the below table:
1. Contact the buyerAt first, the garments merchandiser has to contact the buyer for order collection.
2. Order collectionHere garments merchandiser receives garments orders from the buyer.
3. Sample developmentAfter receiving an export order, the garments merchandiser has to develop the required products by following the garments specification sheet.
4. Sample approvalAfter developing the product sample, the garments merchandiser sends it to the buyer for approval.
5. CostingIf the product sample is approved then the garments merchandiser will make the final costing for the product by discussing it with the buyer.
6. Confirmation of orderFinally, the garments merchandiser confirms the order here.
7. ConsumptionAfter confirmation of a garment export order, the garments merchandiser has to prepare the consumption of required fabrics, trimmings, and accessories.
8. Fabric & accessories bookingHere, fabrics and accessories booking has been done to in-house the required items for the export order.
9. Master L/CMeanwhile, master L/C is opened from the buyer side and submitted to the garments merchandiser.
10. Back to back L/CFor importing raw materials for the export order, here manufacturer has to open back to back L/C.
11. Preparing T&A calendarGarments merchandiser has o prepare a time and action plan here for the garments production.
12. Fabric & trims in houseAll the required fabrics, trimmings and accessories are in-housed here according to the booking chart.
13.  Pre-production meetingIt’s an important factor for garments production.
14. Pattern and marker making for bulk clothing productionHere, the pattern and marker should prepare according to the approved sample.
15. CuttingFabrics cutting are done here according to the approved pattern and marker.
16. Numbering, bundling & sortingHere all the cutting fabrics have to do numbering sorting and bundling to avoid shade variation in the garments.
17. Production line set-upThe production team sets a perfect production line for completing smooth garments production.
18. SewingAll the cutting fabrics are sewn here according to the approved sample.
19. FinishingAll the required finishing procedures are done here by following the buyer’s instructions.
20. Pre-final inspectionHere, a pre-final inspection has been done to ensure the right quality for the export order.
21. Final inspectionFinal inspection of an order has been done here by the buyer’s inspection team.
22. Ready for shipmentFinally, garments are sent to the buyer by using sea freight or air freight.
Author of this Article
Noor Ahmed Raaz
Asst. Merchandiser
A.M.C.S Textile Ltd
Email: [email protected]

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