FAQ

GETTING STARTED

1WHY CHOOSE US?
We’ve been manufacturing in our facility, high grade apparel, for close to 30 years. We have a team of trained personnel in each department from the computerized 2DCAD pattern studio, through to cutting & sewing & then through quality control & into the packing area where goods have a final check before being bar coded & boxed.
2WHY ARE WE CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER SUPPLIER IN BALI?
We are the only company in Bali who can import fabric without paying tax and import duty. This save us at least 50% on our fabric landed in Bali costs, meaning we produce & you buy, at a much lower production cost than any other supplier on the Island
3HOW TO GET STARTED?
We need a hand over of your shapes in your chosen fabric in order to price your collection.
4DO YOU SELL A STARTER PACK?
Yes, we do. Our starter pack is by the most professional & fastest way to assist you in developing your own collection. You can buy here
5CAN I SEE SOME EXAMPLES OF HANDOVERS?
You can see some hand-over examples here
6DO YOU CARRY STOCK COLOURS?
We carry the largest stocks in Bali of Italian recycled fabrics, ready-to-go into production at your request. We are the only tax-exempt company in Bali importing fabrics into the Island, making our production costs far lower than any other supplier. See our In-Stock fabrics & colours here
7CAN I REQUEST IMPORTED FABRICS?

We import, from Italy & the US, any amount of fabric that you require. It comes roll based for production or in two meter lots per colour for sampling. Production takes 3-4 weeks & sampling 1-2 weeks to import

You may choose from the most commonly imported fabrics here

8DO YOU HAVE READY TO GO SHAPES I CAN CHOOSE FROM?
Yes, we do. These are the best shapes we have found for the 2019-20 season. You can choose from our catalogue here
9CAN I MIX ORDERS OF SWIM & ACTIVEWEAR OR CLOTHING?

Yes, you can. We operate four division, Swim, Active, Ladies & Athleisure-wear. To understand our MOQs, you need to be clear on where we buy the fabrics from.

See our Mix & Match section informing you how to make a collection in Swim & Active or in Clothing & Athleisure here

10HOW DO I HAND OVER MY STYLES TO BE PRICED?

Send us your imagery, as screen shots or photos, any kind of tech-pack etc, front & back clearly visible, via email to costing@kingtrading.com. You may also upload your shapes with a few notes so we are clearer as to what your after being made, to this link here

In 2-3 days, you will receive your prices with what is included clearly marked.

You can also send your samples to us via courier. Keep the values under $100 USD & mark as SAMPLES ONLY. Indonesian customs enforce a strict policy of 10 items per consignment & max $100.00 USD in value. Value over $100.00 USD will result in tax & duty payable.

SAMPLING

1HOW MUCH DOES SAMPLING COST?
Sampling fees are 2 X estimated wholesale price + $30.00 USD sampling fee per style
2HOW LONG DOES SAMPLING TAKE?
Sampling takes around 4-6 weeks. Choosing colours from stock will save around 1 week. Choosing colours from Italy will add approx. 2 weeks
3HOW DO I PAY FOR MY SAMPLES?
100% payment via PayPal, our account starterpack@kingtrading.com
4HOW DO I PAY FOR MY PRODUCTION?
50% deposit & 50% balance via bank transfer
5CAN I USE YOUR STOCK COLOURS TO MAKE MY SAMPLES?
Yes, you can.
6CAN YOU IMPORT MY COLOURS TO MAKE MY SAMPLES?
Yes, we can, takes approx. 2 weeks. MOQ 2 meters any colour
7IF MY SAMPLES NEED EDITING, IS IT CHARGEABLE?
On average, 80% of the samples we produce, are approved the first time around. Upon your inspection you may decide some styles require servicing. These are normally handled free of charge unless your requesting changes other than your original hand over.
8DO YOU MAKE PATTERNS USING PAPER OR CAD?
We operate a state of the art 2D AUTO CAD system to handle patterns. These are graded to 3mm, ensuring perfect fit time & again. Patterns can be made quickly & to very exact measurements. Any adjustments you require are easily handled via the PC in a matter of minutes.

PRODUCTION

1WHATS THE MOQ FOR PRODUCTION

When it comes to your minimum order quantities (MOQ’s), you’re find we are the most versatile production company in Bali.

We operate four division, Swim, Active Ladies & Athleisure-wear. To understand how we work with MOQs, you need to understand the way the fabrics are purchased.

Synthetics are all imported, 70 meters per colour

Natural fabrics are all available locally, any amount

You can read more about MOQ’s here

2IF I REQUIRE BESPOKE HARDWARE OR PACKING, CAN YOU ASSIST?
Yes, we can. If your requesting bespoke items like branded bags & clips then these will be added to your invoice. Any bespoke orders are 1,000 PCs MOQ per style size & colour.
3DO I HAVE TO SEND YOU BACK MY APPROVED SAMPLES?
Yes. We require the samples that we sent to you that you approved for production to be sent back to us. Without these samples could result in several week delays in your production time line.
4HOW LONG DOES PRODUCTION TAKE

Production of bulk orders takes on average 6-8 weeks to manufacture. We start your production as soon as we have all the fabrics & accessories in our hands.

Your delivery date will be calculated on the time it takes to import fabrics & accessories plus the time required to manufacturer your order.

5DO YOU HANDLE PACKAGING?
Yes, we do. We supply several types, Bio-degradable cassava bags free of charge, or chargeable BIO-degradable plastic zip lock bags with an additive from www.geoecopure.com which degrades the bag to its organic state.
6DO I NEED TO CHECK THE FINAL PRODUCTS?
We do everything humanly possible to ensure that the quality of the products we dispatch to you, is of the highest grade possible. We operate three layers of control from final production to final QC.
7DO YOU SEND MY GOODS VIA DHL?
As soon as your order is ready for dispatch, we will estimate the costs, price inclusive of all costs to your door. We do not receive your invoice from Bali DHL until two weeks have passed after your consignment sent.
8NOTES ON PRINTING
Please read our section PRINT GUIDE here
 

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