I would like to introduce myself as a buying & inspection agent having a wide experience of Buying, Inspection / Quality Control in Leather products (Handbags -Fashion & Basic, Small Leather Goods, Organisers, briefcases, Laptop Bags, Messengers bags, Belts etc), based in Kolkata (Calcutta), India.
I have several years of practical experience in leather goods, wide contact with Indian manufacturers and good understanding of demands of the overseas market.
I was working as a Merchandiser for 15 years for a leather goods manufacturing factory in Calcutta. My responsibilities include:
Understanding the taste of the particular market and the focus area of the importer, understanding the specification / designs and foreseeing the related problems during the bulk production, keeping in mind not to alter any design but to translate the specification into a perfect sample while making the product more functional, planning the production, in house quality control and maintaining a perfect communication level by regularly interacting with the importer and the production unit, keeping them informed in advance about latest situations. In other words coordinating between the importer and the factory in a very effective manner.
While working for this company I was handling importers of Holland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom.
Presently catering our wide range of services as Sourcing and Inspection agency for some importers.
In the past we have been offering similar services to Littlestone & Goodwin Ltd of UK.
Through this importer we have in the past provided our services to the likes of Marks & Spencer, George, Laura Ashley and other high street brands.