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Fashion + Apparel: solutions that are always in style

UTi has teams of dedicated fashion specialists located in every major region worldwide that are focused on planning, implementing, and managing the right supply chain solutions for the fast-moving apparel industry. UTi has developed industry-specific services such as flat packs, collapsible frames, and garment-on-hanger sorters that have enhanced and streamlined the current fashion logistics process. For you, this means industry-leading solutions that are configured for your specific needs, which result in a faster, more efficient end-to-end fashion and apparel supply chain delivering quantified value to your business and consumers.

Services from point to point

Supply Chain Analyst

UTi's global presence enables us to manage your supply chain from the manufacturing point of origin to the destination. At the point of origin, we offer a wide range of fashion-specific services to manage and operate all activities from vendor to point of shipment. Extensive experience in garment-on-hanger freight management makes sure that your trend-setting apparel arrives at the desired destination looking its best via the right mode of shipment. Our dedicated fashion and apparel supply chain facilities have specialists who can perform a number of value-added services to ensure garments are prepped according to your specific requirements. Throughout the entire process, UTi's security standards and technology systems deliver the visibility and control you need.

Fashion services at point of origin

  • PO management and interfaces with global visibility systems
  • Suppliers/vendor management and compliance training
  • Collection/receiving service
  • Consolidation: buyers, multi-country
  • Origin store allocation
  • Documents check/preparation
  • Quantity and limited quality inspection
  • Loading optimization and specialized equipment
  • GOH storage, utilization and special equipment
  • Container freight station facilities
  • Factory or CY loading

Extensive experience in shipping GOH

  • Handling at piece level
  • Bar and string options
  • Loading GOH by SKU, style, PO, color, size, etc.
  • Additional protection covers for air and ocean
  • Flat carton GOH
  • Patented collapsible frames

Fashion services at point of destination

  • Customs clearance
  • Bonded facilities
  • Quantity and limited quality inspections
  • Storage in dedicated fashion facilities
  • Hanging and boxed garments racking
  • Inventory management
  • Order processing and customer communications
  • Distribution and POD
  • DC bypass
  • Performance management
  • Reverse logistics

Value-added services

  • Steaming
  • Bagging
  • Pressing
  • Repacking
  • Ticketing
  • Packaging materials sourcing
  • Ratio packs
  • Re-labeling
  • Heat transfers

Security and Monitoring

  • Track and trace at SKU level
  • End-to-end supply chain visibility
  • Security certifications like AEO, C-TPAT and TAPA

We focus on your success

When you combine UTi's global reach in 50+ countries with our global fashion and apparel expertise, you get a knowledgeable team that can provide the right supply chain solutions configured for your needs anywhere in the world. Whether it's garment-on-hanger or flat-packed freight, we provide a total outsourced solution that minimizes your complexity, affords product quality and provides you with the tools to monitor and track performance anywhere in the supply chain.

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