Production lead times depend on a number of different variables. The key is knowing and mananging your expectations at the very beginning of each project.
Three of the biggest challenges for promotional products and decorated appararel are:
When you place an order, production time can be:
Like anything else, finding the right promotional product or decorated apparel comes down to any number of variables. It's important to have a good understanding about how to manage the process and expectations in order to ensure that everything goes correctly. We manage the entire process for you. You just have to let us know your expectations at the very beginning. We'll give you an honest answer and do our very best.
"Typical" or "normal" production time should be between 7-10 business days, this would include standard shipping. And your product possibilities are endless.
There are thousands of products, with a large selection of colors, for just about every budget that fall into this category. This falls into the "no brainer" category. Find the product, place the order, manage the order process, deliver the product. Sounds and is pretty straight forward.
The key for this to be successful is managing the order process. Sounds simple, but can sometimes be challenging. Delivering your order on time is great, but if your logo is not correct, that's a problem.
Work with a company who understands and knows how to do this in their sleep!
Less Than Normal Production Time
Anything less than 5 production days we would classify as less than normal.
However, this too, should be a "no brainer". Just as long as you have an understanding about what you're dealing with.
In this situation:
The key with any order is communication and managing expectations. It's important to work with a company that understands the importance of both. This company should be very thorough in making sure that you get the products that you want, decorated correctly, within your budget and on time.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.