One of the key points when buying custom apparel is the order approval. The order approval protects the customer and the embroidery company and guarantees that your order is done 100% correct to your satisfaction If you’re already an embroidery buyer I recommend you don’t do anything without signed order approval’s.
There are several different approvals you need to sign off on. The first approval is the order approval which consists of all the product that you ordered. There are several different approvals you need to sign off on. The first approval is the order approval which consists of all the products that you ordered. The second approval is the art approval which verifies that they are embroidering the correct design onto your garments. When working with an order always request a mock-up of the artwork placed onto the garment. If the company doesn’t have a legitimate art department that cannot mock up the art onto a garment that should raise some red flags. Most apparel companies have an art staff that can easily mock up your logo on any product from jackets caps T-shirts to tote bags.
Make sure you review the order approval. Many customers do not open the attachment and just say approved and were not looking over the actual approvals. Be sure to verify the correct sizes garment colors and logo placements.
When you are reviewing the art approval or mock-up make sure you verify the spelling. Many times you’ve seen your own logo so many times that you don’t verify the spelling but sometimes when you re-create a logo the artist could change the spelling of your own company. I have seen many orders where we sent out the order approval for the artwork and we’ve actually missed spelled the companies name and the customer did not catch it
Just remember being extra diligent and verifying the order approval and the order approval will save you time money and headaches and keep a lasting relationship with your apparel company