Design & Development
For every season, we close interact with clients based on the buying calendar for new development and source new fabrics and products.
Our specialists assist at every stage of procurement, from the selection of suppliers and the preparation of product specifications, through the manufacturing process to the shipment of your order.
We take great pride in our intrinsic understanding of the nature and multitude of fabrics and products available in the region.
Armed with this knowledge, we are better able to help you identify the correct fabric and products to meet your requirements.
The DNA of our organisation is the merchandising department, highly trained and experienced and they have an excellent eye for details and a passion for the products.
They are the 2nd eye of the clients to work closely with all internal and external sources. They travel extensively to the production units to ensure smooth functioning they are aware of the capabilities and limitations of our factories and therefore can find the perfect production facility for each product.
We give shape to your sketches and make your line sheets production ready. If required, TAP INTL can create technical specifications and patterns that significantly reduce product development time while ensuring the most effective technical communication from design through pre-production to manufacturing and delivery. We have the capability to
Conduct fit sessions
Write procedure manuals
TAP International works to your quality guidelines, and when not available, we will work to our quality standards which have been established through virtue of experience.
Our quality control procedure includes inspections at various stages, starting with the raw material at the site through to the final inspection, and includes regular in-line inspections as well.
We also assist manufacturers to implement and reinforce their own quality systems. With TAP INTL support, conformity to contract specifications is monitored independently. Corrective actions, when necessary, are initiated at the factory – thereby maximising efficiency. We are committed to customer satisfaction, by ensuring that the goods ordered are delivered on time in the required quality and correct quantity.
The core of our QA network is our field support staff consisting of product technicians and quality assurance inspectors who make up over 60% of our workforce. Their constant presence in the factories ensures that you receive merchandise made to the highest standards.
Our logistics department ensures the proper procedures are followed regarding statutory documentation, letters of credit, and communication with shipping lines and airlines.
At TAP INTL it’s our responsibility to make sure that you rest easy once you have placed you business with us. This credo percolates from product to the point of delivery. We strive to provide the most updated logistics information and we have the following systems in place:
Focused strategic planning with forwarders and liners
On-time and accurate shipping documentation
Advanced information systems
Prompt notification of air and sea vessel schedules
Co-ordinating shipping requirements
Tracking shipments during transit
Reducing documentation delays