With stepped up on-site production, testing, distribution and processing of apparel products all conducted in China Furushima provides a total service. Furushima’s aim is to reduce operating costs and shorten the time from order to delivery. It is an attempt to build “supply-chain management (SCM)” across the companies, shipping “finished products” directly to Japan .(Sumikin Bussan Corporation)
One of the strategic problems that has arisen is how to make more efficient all the processes, including not jut the provision of raw materials and sewing that has always been done locally, but everything from inspection to shipping.