With Hermes – OTTO International present in all the major sourcing markets – including China, India, Bangladesh, South East Asia, Italy, Turkey and Eastern Europe – we can provide tailor-made sourcing strategies for our clients. What’s more, the diversity of our client base and our comprehensive network of suppliers have given us the experience required to source successfully for every type of business. From mid- and high-priced retail to discount mail order, our portfolio covers the entire range. We mainly source products from the categories apparel, lingerie, accessories, shoes and home.
Serving our Customers
Our skilled merchandisers are your finger-on-the-pulse in each market, and represent the perfect mix of local and global expertise. They bring together multiple strands of customer care and are involved in the entire process. Right from the beginning, we get to know our customers’ needs very well. In dedicated workshops, we marry the needs of our customers’ target groups with our product and market know-how. This generates an individual sourcing strategy for each customer.
Preparing Decision Making
In a fast-moving environment, the ability to evaluate available options at any time is absolutely essential. Figures are one important factor that supports your decision-making and that builds one basis of our merchandise expertise. Our Sourcing Analytics team monitors market developments, raw materials and the effects of currency fluctuations so that our support is always backed by relevant empirical data and statistics. Every month our customers receive KPI reports so that they can evaluate their suppliers’ performance and react quickly to changes, on the supplier side or in their own requirement profile.