Working Procedure of Fabric Store Department in RMG Industry

Functions of Fabric Store Section in Apparel Industry

Fabric Store Department in RMG Industry:

Before staring the garments production, required amount of fabric have to store in the garments. All the next processes such as spreading, cutting, sewing etc. have 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 details discussion on the activities of fabric store department in readymade garments sector.

Fabric store department in garment industry

Fabric store department in 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, required amount of fabric dispatched from the definite fabric supplier.

2. Fabric receiving:

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

3. Fabric checking:

Here, fabric has checked by following four point system.

4. Fabric checking by security guards:

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

5. Shade checking:

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

6. Fabric lot rejection:

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

8. Quality checking for defects:

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

9. Kept in store:

After completing all the above information’s, finally fabrics are kept in store for supporting 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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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send


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