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GSDCost: The Time - Cost Benchmarking Standard for Apparel Brands and Manufacturers

How well a business manages change will determine the success of the business.

However, without proper measurement, there can be no effective management.

GSDCost provides a scientific, fact-based approach to quantifying and optimising manufacturing methods and costs and accurately and consistently establishes International Standard Time values for garments and other sewn products in the Apparel Supply Chain.

GSDCost provides the ability to establish and quantify each step or operation in the manufacturing process, from cut to pack, and allows visibility of a business’s true manufacturing cost, allowing improved decision making and margin optimisation.

In 40 years GSDCost has been implemented in over 5000 locations in 65 countries

About GSDCost

GSDCost is designed to help industrial and production engineers establish and optimise ‘International Standard Time Benchmarks’ for all sewn products, using standard motion codes and predetermined times. It establishes a common language between brands and fashion manufacturers for discussions on cost, time, capacity, and compliance​.

GSDCost’s scientific approach helps in standardising every step of an operation to reach optimal costing and achieve a high level of manufacturing excellence.

Establishing accurate and consistent standards for fashion manufacturing, GSDCost grows with your business and processes to deliver a benchmark in method standard.

About GSDCost

Coats Digital

Coats Digital is a global provider of specialist, technology-based solutions and industry best practice expertise for the fashion industry. Coats Digital combines deep industry expertise with the practical application of the latest technology, including Big Data and AI, delivering market-leading software solutions. Coats Digital offers two specialist suites for fashion manufacturers and brands.

The solutions focus on specifically and exclusively delivering significant and measurable cost, speed and productivity improvements to brands, retailers, sourcing companies and manufacturers, supporting a truly integrated and agile supply chain.

Coats Digital