|Map showing H&M's global presence|
The role of these production offices:
- Ensure that the products have the right price, good quality and they are manufactured under the right conditions.
- Conduct checking and testing which plays a role in reducing Lead Times.
- Minimize risk by buying raw-materials on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
- Apart from this, auditors regularly inspect work conditions and monitor environmental effects of manufacturing activities.
|Clothing Industry Supply chain|
Is outsourcing the best way to maintain lower prices and keep up with ever changing consumer demands and should all retailers outsource their clothing to cheaper markets to maintain cost advantage?