Toggle menu
We’ve launched our comprehensive Product Features Guide!
Nov 30 2021

We’ve launched our comprehensive Product Features Guide!

Header Image:

PSA 📢: We’ve just launched The SupplyCompass Product Features Guide. We break down all our 95+ features and sub-features, explaining how you can use them and what makes them tick—so you can understand how SupplyCompass can help SME fashion brands like you.

Get the guide here.

Who is this guide for?

We know it’s hard to compare products and really understand if a product is going to answer all your prayers from a website. If you are anyone in a fashion brand—CEO, founder, designer, production manager, buyer— and are exploring SupplyCompass or scouting the market for product development technology, PLMs, or really anything that can help you work quicker and smarter, you’ll find this guide useful.

What does it do?

We’ve taken everything that our product has to offer and organised it down into three broad areas — Product Development,  Tracking & Organisation and Shared Supplier Workspace. Each of these areas has features and sub-features with clear descriptions so you’ll understand how we’ve designed a product to help you create the best workflow.

The Top 5 Features

Here’s a sneak peek of a few of our favourite features:

Libraries

Manage the building blocks for creating your styles and link cards so updates are reflected across all linked styles. Standardised data fields make searching, filtering and managing information easier. Includes material, component, colour and file libraries.

Approvals management

Request, give feedback and approve labdips, swatches, strike-offs and trims from the sampling area or from within tech pack cards. You and your factory always know who approved what, and when, from within the tech pack. Everything you feedback, approve and reject will be captured and logged against your style forever.

Sample Management

Track every sample you request. You can see the status of samples from within a tech pack, in a project or across your whole business. Get email notifications with DHL tracking numbers and a summary of what’s been dispatched by your factory. Track status of samples. Automated status change trigger by actions — requested, in progress, action needed, completed and approved/rejected.

Supplier relationship management

Invite all of your suppliers into SupplyCompass and keep a record of who you work with, your live projects, past projects and every interaction with a factory you have in one place. Includes dedicated brand and manufacturer platforms, manufacturer profiles and supplier directories.

Contextual Conversations

Have conversations about the style together in shared Style Threads or make specific comments to sample orders, fit and feedback.

Download the full Guide

Learn more about how SupplyCompass provides value to you

Download Now
Nayanika Bharadwaj
Sustainability and Marketing at SupplyCompass
Share this article

Nayanika is a designer, writer and illustrator whose work spans research, storytelling and strategy for sustainability in fashion. Her interests specifically lie in sustainable supply chains, craft production/innovation, circular economies and design for social innovation. She graduated from the prestigious MA Fashion Futures program at London College of Fashion with a Distinction in 2019, and has researched at and written for Centre for Sustainable Fashion and Fashion Revolution, amongst others.

More on our blog

The Right Thing Right Thing #5 – The name of the game is Agility
Right Thing #5 – The name of the game is Agility

In agility, there’s a real emphasis on co-creation, on a cycle of continuous improvement, production and distribution with regular reflections on how to be better by constant fine-tuning and adjusting. Brands and supply chains being agile will, no doubt, be the most successful — and sustainable — organisations of the future.

by Flora Davidson
Thought Leadership Here’s how tech enables sustainability
Here’s how tech enables sustainability

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of sustainability? Data is rarely the answer. Watch/Listen to Co-Founder and Head of Product Flora Davidson explain how technology can enable brands to embed sustainability principles into their business.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj
Thought Leadership Brands need a shared, structured workspace
Brands need a shared, structured workspace

Do you always know where everything is at, all the time? Dates for product delivery, tech packs, whether a sample has been approved? Watch/Listen to Co-Founder Flora Davidson, explain why fashion brands and manufacturers need to collaborate in one structured, organised space.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

Get started with our platform

Read the Right Thing

Subscribe to join sustainability nerds, production gurus and thought leaders from companies like Ganni, Adidas, AllBirds and Finisterre & become part of the 10,000+ community who get The Right Thing—a fortnightly letter straight from our Co-Founder’s desk.