A perfect blend of fashion and function-
IQ’s design team keeps you informed of emerging trends, products and the latest innovations in fabrics and construction to improve comfort, style, durability and maintenance. They do this while working with our sourcing and manufacturing teams to track and manage costs and lead times.
At IQ Group – One size does not fit all-
Our product development team works to ensure the uniforms you order truly communicate your identity, values and hierarchy. IQ Group designs will accommodate and enhance your corporate culture, functional requirements and employee morale.
Going beyond off-the-shelf apparel solutions-
Through continuous improvement, we are always innovating to address our customers’ changing uniform needs. To reduce time-to-market for newly developed apparel, we maintain an in-house staff that provides:
- Design & sourcing coordination
- Garment engineering & technical design
- Style & graphic design
- Prototypes & sample development
- Fashion trending
- Fabric and dye research
Seamless end-to-end product development and production processes-
Strict oversight of manufacturing is a crucial part of ensuring the quality, variety and value customers deserve. Our international supply chain network of the finest retail-grade garment manufacturers in the world is directed and managed by IQ Group in the US and by IQ personnel in our Ningbo, China, offices.
Our cost take-out philosophy and factory-direct mentality is the result of our resourceful, innovative and streamlined business approach. We pride ourselves on partnering only with those manufacturing facilities that meet or exceed our rigorous environmental and social compliance standards. All of our facilities observe fair labor practices and maintain top ratings from independent inspectors for product quality, social compliance and reliability.
All export license and shipment manifests are managed by IQ Group.
IQ Group – Unmatched, cost-effective, timely and reliable customer care-
An important factor in choosing a resource for uniforms is whether you can get the items you need when needed, and on time. To meet your unique needs we offer:
- Dedicated program managers
- Web-based transactions entry and processing
- Dedicated warehousing and fulfillment
- Real-time inventory management
- Marketing materials (such as catalogs, mailers, and Web-based promotions)
What you want, when you want it-
At IQ Group, we maintain a 45,000 square foot distribution facility to serve our clients. Its centralized location in Oklahoma City has enabled us to build a distribution network that can deliver goods to any US destination via UPS within three business days..
- Virtually no back orders
- Best practices for slotting, picking and shipping by program/SKU
- Maintenance of 60-120 days of inventory on all items
- Forecasting, planning and inventory management, including disaster recovery
- Cycle-counting processes by SKU for inventory variance control
- Availability of Real time inventory views
Our sustainable factories are required to meet criteria for ISO9002 certification and to manufacture exactly to specification while adhering to social compliance standards.