Over the past few years, digitalization has slowly become the way forward for every industry. With technology taking over each and every sector, the apparel industry is also no exception. With so many technological advancements, the way people shop has completely changed. Customers are becoming more specific about their requirements. As a result, businesses are trying to adapt to these changes in order to get their products in front of their customers. In today’s time, almost every apparel manufacturing business is making a move towards digitization.
A Closer Look
In the apparel industry, automation has come across as a solution to match the constantly-rising expectation of modern customers. Every single day a new technology is being introduced in the garment manufacturing sector. This is why it has become important for businesses to keep up if they want to remain in the competition. Higher customer satisfaction, maximised production capacity and reduced operational costs are some of the major benefits of implementing new technologies. In addition to this, it also allows manufacturers to ensure the high quality of clothing products.
Currently, there are a few emerging technology trends that are slowly reshaping the entire apparel industry. Some of these are:
• Novel Fabrics
• Internet of Things (IoT)
• Rapid Data Analysis
• 3D Printing
• Usage of Advanced Analytical Tools
Amidst all these, we cannot ignore the need for comprehensive digital solutions, especially those designed for the apparel industry. However, finding dependable software that has all the important features you are looking for is no less than a challenge.
If you’ve also been looking for a cloud-based solution for your apparel manufacturing business, here is the solution. LTLabs’ LT Connect Suite is a comprehensive Manufacturing Execution System (MES) that can help you digitally transform your business while increasing quality, decreasing cost, and maximising productivity.
The LT Connect Suite includes a number of digital solutions to facilitate an end-to-end workflow. Let’s have a look at its offerings:
TEAMconnect, as the name suggests, can help you increase the efficiency of various teams involved in your apparel manufacturing business. It has three different applications: LTquality: This is an end-to-end quality inspection solution that helps streamline the quality inspection process. LTie: This is an industrial engineering solution that aims to maximise the efficiency of your production lines. It provides line setup suggestions, monitors NPT, and generates a skill matrix by capturing the machine skills and operational efficiency of different operators. LTmechanic: This is a machine management solution that tracks every single machine on each sewing line and provides real-time data.
FACTORYconnect is a reliable solution that ensures smooth factory operations for your apparel business. It includes two different applications:
LTwarehouse: LTwarehouse can help your business to streamline its warehouse operations. It also results in better inventory management and maximised efficiency.
LTproduction: This solution helps you gain end-to-end visibility of the entire production line in your apparel business. You can also track all the supplies, materials, and finished goods in real time.
All our products can be used on a stand-alone basis or as a complete package. Explore our range to find a solution that matches the specific requirements of your apparel manufacturing business.