Range building design and specification

Based on specific target customer groups and consumer trend research, COUTTS Consultancy plans and implements structured range proposals, offering customer driven product and price architecture.

Product design and commercial specification for seasonal ranges can be provided, or alternatively a review of existing range design proposals to facilitate appropriate sourcing, supply chain management and a focused range structure.

We also offer prototype review and pre-production co-ordination through to sealer stage, along with process management.

Key services

  • Range & size structure planning
  • Price structure planning
  • Supply base evaluation & change management
  • New sourcing research & price negotiation
  • Region specific sourcing & garment specification
  • Sample & pre production management
  • Production management & process review

Supply chain evaluation and management

Our experience of working within commercial volume factories as well as fast response small manufacturing units, provides a practical and pragmatic approach to the selection of the appropriate, reliable, socially responsible and cost effective manufacturing.

With hands on expertise of factory and production management, COUTTS Consultancy are able to offer focused advice and guidance to supply chain management teams or an interim management solution, as well as delivering cost effective supplier evaluation and sourcing services.

Process review and change management

COUTTS Consultancy can bring their detailed understanding of the route to market and product cycle from fibre to garment sale, through retail display, merchandising, promotion, on-line product presentation and customer engagement, offering process review and change management services for delivery of increased efficiency, transparency control, accountability and supply chain alignment.

Our experience in working with larger businesses in process management shapes our approach with SME’s helping to streamline processes internally and externally when SME’s work with outsourced services.