No doubt, digitizing and technology have made life easier and brought every big or small thing into our reach just using some taps of our fingers. When internet came this world became a global village and with the advent of E-commerce, now this world is not more than a global shopping center where each and everything around the world is within our reach. This thing has made life of a consumer quite easy because now he can enjoy cost-effective deals from around the world. Nevertheless, nothing comes without damages, hence before shopping online, take advantage of this article telling you about pros and cons of online purchases by using an example of school wears or uniforms.
Starting with browsing, when you start browsing for e-commerce websites online let’s say, school apparel clothing wholesale, instead of going for one website, pin 4 to 5 websites and compare their product quality and service value with each other so that you get perfect and desired merchandises. When you are done with pinging the websites, now it’s time for you to start comparing them on basic notions.
As we are taking an example of school wear company manufacturers and suppliers so we will be comparing different universal school uniforms wholesale websites on the basis of the fabric they are using, tint properties, stitching patterns, designs, prices, delivery methods and customer services. Let me explain each point separately:
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Stuff / Fabric:
There are numerous types of fabric and clothing stuff used to make dresses but when it comes to making uniforms, wash-and-wear and KT are the most common, suitable and desired fabrics used by school wear manufacturers and wholesalers. This is because KT and wash-and-wear are not only strong enough for kids to not to get damaged during playing but are also mild and gentle for skin and doesn’t hurt the skin when wearing for a long time. Wash-and-wear is usually used for pants and lowers while KT for school uniform shirts.
Nevertheless, the fabric comes in numerous higher and lower qualities and its worth is judged by the thread count. Thread counts used by school uniform manufacturers is 120, 160 and 200. Remember, the larger the thread count is, the higher the quality of fabric will be. To know about the thread counts and legitimacy of fabric quality, ask your dealer about the fabric swatches. Test those swatches in the textile laboratories and then gather results if they meet your standards, now it’s time to check fabric colors.
Tints / Color Density:
As uniforms come in some specific colors such as white, green, blue, maroon and khaki hence you also need to check the fabric for its strong colors and eye-catching colors. Hues of a fabric are judged on the basis of its density. Colors are added at the time of making the fabric and as thick the density of color is, as much super in quality that fabric will be. Fabric tester samples will help you here too. Take the samples from your school apparel clothing wholesale dealer and make them test in a textile lab and if you find colors density as per your required standards, now it’s time for you to check the stitching and sewing designs of the fabric.
Sewing/ Stitching Patterns:
No matter how elegant or excellent a fabric is, if you have not got good stitching it won’t look good while wearing and personality of your kid will be affected henceforth, checking the stitching patterns is necessary. Sewing machines play an important role in the excellence of stitching. Jockey machines are used by school uniform companies in order to meet the international standards of stitching.
A well-designed school uniform cannot be considered worthy if the sewing patterns don’t meet international standards. To judge the sewing, you can look for the per inch stitches. Along with this, also ask your school uniform dealers to supply you the samples of the thread they are using to sew uniforms. Hundred percent cotton thread twills can provide you reliable stitching.
Price / Payment / Delivery:
If you find a company that is meeting your desired standards of fabric and stitching patterns now it’s time for you to negotiate regarding pricing and discuss payment methods and delivery durations. If you choose wholesale school uniform suppliers, you save enough on bulk as well as on single purchase because prices of wholesale dealers are lower than others. Before signing a purchase contract, try to read each and every given clause in the contract and if there you find any confusion, discuss it with your supplier and then signature the contract.
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