As your on-ground partner based in India, 3S offers comprehensive end-to-end services to help meet your sourcing needs and take the uncertainty out of doing business in a new foreign market. 3S recognizes that each client’s need is unique. We employ a consultative and collaborative approach to provide customized cost-effective solutions to companies looking for efficiencies throughout the supply chain. Our footprint and expertise in the local market combined with our understanding of global business standards, effectively positions us to bring synergies in sourcing, design, production management, quality assurance, vendor compliance and logistics. Our commitment to our clients is to secure their business interest through active management of risks and costs to maximize value.

Design and Development

Our in-house designers and creative partnerships across the world can bring alive your vision for seasonal and exclusive product lines across furniture, home decor, textile, floor-covering, bath, kitchen, lighting and furnishing categories.

Custom Design

We can get straight to the product or answer needs for a concept or seasonal collection development. Designers at our creative in-house studio are skilled at CAD to build custom product collections for private labels.

Managing Product Development

Once designs are frozen, it is about getting the best cost and the right factory which can deliver on time, in full and error free. Our product development team is experienced in this assignment. We can help you go from concept to sample on the shortest possible time as we provide agile PD management services, supported by a state of the art technology platform.

Sourcing Solutions

Get the confidence of sourcing from India. Our team of sourcing experts are proficient in identifying and managing vendors across different product categories. We can broker lasting vendor partnerships by establishing clear and well understood expectations.

Vendor Identification

Our local experts can find the right vendor partners for your product category to deliver value at the right price.

Vendor Assessment

Leverage our years of experience to assess vendor capabilities and capacities across production, quality and delivery. We audit each of our factories to establish risk in the business.

Risk Profiling

Get the confidence of selecting the right vendor partner. Our experts will assess and qualify vendors against your risk criteria.

Negotiation

Build valuable vendor partnerships through our experts. We have successfully negotiated low-cost, low-risk arrangements that provide our customers maximum value. We provide cost validation services to maximize returns to our customers. This is done on a regular basis to mark to market, so we can ensure we are always buying less than our nearest competitor.

Compliance

Stay assured your international standards will be met! Our experts will ensure you have the confidence of strict adherence to the legal, social and regulatory requirements of your local markets.

Vendor Compliance

Our team provides support to make sure vendors are evaluated and selected based on the level of compliance you need. We ensure that all factories and suppliers we work with are thoroughly vetted and audited per international guidelines.

Product Compliance

During production, our teams conduct inspection and reporting to confirm product adherence to standards and compliance.

Standards & Inspection

Our experienced account management team will ensure that factory and product audits meet global standards and ISO certifications.

Quality Assurance

Sourcing outside your home market does not have to mean compromising on quality. Throughout the production cycle, our team works on a six-point inspection system from product development to purchase order.

Audits

Our experienced team administers in-depth, stringent factory audits to identify the risk your business may face in dealing with that facility. This allows us to identify any inefficiencies quickly and take timely, necessary corrective actions in consultation with our customers. We take risks but calculated ones.

Inspections

From inline to final stage checks, our team puts your product reputation first. We conduct precise inspections across product performance, quality and delivery processes.

Quality Assurance

We are committed to providing high quality to our clients per international AQL standards. Some of our clients demand 100% inspection to ensure each and every piece is controlled and we work on 0 error standards. Our QA teams are trained as per international standards and we further train them as per customer specific requirements to ensure expectation alignment.

State of the Art Technology

Our QMS system is built on our proprietary operations system and automated to deliver real time variance reporting.

Production Management

We are your back office and take planning to deliver on time, in full and error free very seriously. We work as an extension of your team to ensure products get built and delivered on time. Our clients enjoy greater efficiency, reduced risk, zero surprises and maximum value.

Production Planning

Get the advantage of our expertise in working across multiple vendor partners to build production plans that assure timely, error-free delivery at established quality levels.

Production Scheduling

On-the-ground teams ensure efficient scheduling and flow management to minimize disruptions throughout production.

Risk Management

We pride ourselves in being agile and proactive in assessing and managing risks through the production lifecycle.

Cost Minimization

Effective planning and understanding the need for taking advantages of lean cycles for production, gives the edge to help our customers reduce costs for several of their core product lines.

Outbound Logistical Support

Purchase Order (PO) fulfilment is a very important aspect and needs precise handling to ensure cargo, documents and payments are all processed in a timely manner, so that goods hit the shop floor in time. Our team works with suppliers, forwarder and customer import teams to keep all planned and on track. Weekly status updates are shared to ensure everyone is informed and issues addressed effectively.

Cargo Planning

Documentation Compliance

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