The whole consortium is interested in enhancing the performance of the T/C sector for recovering the employment decrease, following the de-localisation of the production and maintaining or augmenting the global European turnover with reference to the main competitors.
Since the production de-localisation is unavoidable, in the framework of the globalisation process, the entrepreneurs realise that the competition is played on the following points:
Globally the companies expect to reduce the costs for order management and the stock-out due to fabric unavailability.
The path to pursue a broad take-up of the results is the following:
Obligations and rights of participants and relationships between participants.
The partners agree that the final versions of the basic middleware tools and of the DTD or XML Schemas (of the documents to be exchanged) will be available for free use to the companies, technology suppliers and associations operating in the Textile/Clothing sector, with the only restrictions needed to avoid improper uses.