Working Procedure of Fabric Store Department in RMG Industry

Functions of Fabric Store Section in Apparel Industry

Fabric Store Department in RMG Industry:

Before starting the garments production, the required amount of fabric has to store in the garments. All the next processes such as spreading, cutting, sewing, etc. have been done by taking the fabric from here. As result, this department plays an important role to get smooth production. As its importance, this article has presented a detailed discussion on the activities of the fabric store department in the readymade garments sector.

Fabric store department in garment industry

Fabric store department in the garment industry

Flow Chart of Fabric Store Department in Garment Industry:

Fabric dispatched from supplier

Fabric receiving

Fabric checking

Fabric checking by security guards

Shade checking

Send to the merchandiser for approval

Quality checking for defects

Fabric lot rejection

Kept in store

All the above activities have explained in the following:

1. Fabric dispatched from supplier:

Here, the required amount of fabric dispatched from the definite fabric supplier.

2. Fabric receiving:

It is the second task of any fabric store department in the garment manufacturing industry. Here, the store in-charge receives fabric from the fabric supplier by the following invoice.

3. Fabric checking:

Here, the fabric has checked by following a four-point system.

4. Fabric checking by security guards:

The number of fabrics should be confirmed here by security guards according to the invoice. If it’s found short then immediately should inform the garment merchandiser.

5. Shade checking:

It’s a very important task for the fabric store department. Fabric shade should be checked here by following different types of shade that are already approved by the buyer. Here, various fabric shades have been found which should be kept in lot wise.

6. Fabric lot rejection:

According to the grading of fabric such as A, B, C, D, etc., fabric lot has to reject here. This task is performed by Q.C (quality controller).

7. Send to the merchandiser for approval:

Here, the apparel merchandiser receives all the information related to the supplied fabric from the fabric store department. If found any major defects or faults then the merchandiser discusses them with the suppliers and takes the necessary steps to solve those.

8. Quality checking for defects:

In this section, the quality controller checks fabric quality according to the buyer’s quality recommendation.

9. Kept in store:

After completing all the above information, finally, fabrics are kept in store for support into the next processes such as cutting, sewing, etc.

-Written by

S M Hossen Uzzal
Planning Executive at Modele De Capital Ind. Ltd.
Narayanganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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