A Comprehensive Review on Modern Approach of Capacity Planning to Suit Fast Fashion Model

Authors(2) :-Surafel A. , Dr.Chandra Shekar K E

Currently high fashion clothing market product mix and Variety is high, quantity is small and lead time is very short. There are also many competitors from different corner of the world. Hence, the competition in the market is very complex and strong. In order to take over competitors and get better market share, the companies should have strong planning team. The main intention of this paper is to guide capacity planning for fast fashion garment production. In this study we made a model of capacity planning, as a case study in a company located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which has its own export oriented manufacturing unit working for 3 big brands of Europe and USA, each Brand constantly working with the company in different styles of product of Smaller Quantities per style. Different factors which must be considered in the capacity planning and order assigning process will be shown. Model analysis is prepared to handle the planning process effectively. The study emphasized on modern approach of capacity planning for fast fashion model which supports fast and accurate planning of orders in assigning the right site in the right time with the right resource which is made by benchmarking big fashion brand Benetton’s system, the scale and other economical factors are considered.

Authors and Affiliations

Surafel A.
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Dr.Chandra Shekar K E
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Fast Fashion, Capacity Planning, Delivery Anticipation, Cash Flow, Saturation, Lead Time

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 906-913
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1736231
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Surafel A. , Dr.Chandra Shekar K E, " A Comprehensive Review on Modern Approach of Capacity Planning to Suit Fast Fashion Model , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.906-913, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1736231

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