Many growing brands like yours are faced with a few choices. Do you cut staff and lose in-house capacity? Do you hand over a new line to an overloaded development and sourcing manager? Should you have a member of your team stretch their expertise? Do you go ahead with existing vendors with no contingency plan?

There is a better solution. Fresh from decades of director and VP level experience with companies like Macy’s, Sears, JCrew, Phillips Van Heusen, Moncler, I provide brands like yours with trustworthy vendors, sourcing strategy and efficient development. In short, the end-to-end supply chain services that will safeguard your brand, deliver quality and bring your apparel in on budget.

My Work Includes

Full Service Sourcing, Development and Planning

Reliable sourcing with vertical suppliers who integrate production

Diversity of manufacture to mitigate risk and increase capacity

Nimble vendors who can respond to trends.

Agile product development with streamlined workflows from concept to production

Digital integration of the end-to-end supply chain that dumps paper

Higher inventory turns, fewer markdowns and higher profits with speed-to-market strategy

Pro-active production management to address potential issues

A Lifetime of Expertise

Charlie has always been one of the best skilled sourcing executives I have ever worked with over my 26 year career. He built a global network based on global based on trust, loyalty, kpi, all grounded in execution and meeting company goals. I have always followed Charlie’s guidance and recommendations as a supplier and as a businessman. Often I reach out to discuss topics of the day and the ever changing sourcing landscape. As the world changes from analog to digital, then supply chain will change in an unprecedented way. Charlie is a great person to help guide, teach, and consult on the needs of tomorrow versus where we are today.

Jason Kra
FRC Division President
Li & Fung Limited
Charles Kaliman is a natural leader with extensive global sourcing experience.  I had the pleasure of working with Charles at Sears Holdings Corporation.  I could always depend on Charles for his expertise in all facets of supply chain management.  Charles elevated the SHC product by choosing and working closely with quality vendors, ensuring that they provided the best product at the best price and on-time delivery.  Charles exceeded expectations every time.  He can create a strong sourcing strategy from nothing or elevate the performance of an existing sourcing/procurement team.
Kim Garrett
Director of R&D, Compliance and QC
Chicago Protective Apparel, Inc.

To improve our product development and sourcing needs, we turned to Charlie to leverage his extensive experience in the area. He exceeded our expectations on a daily basis and was pivotal in securing overseas production for our clothing in addition to identifying inefficiencies in our processes which increased profits and scalability. With Charlie, we not only received a consultant, but his services felt more like a partnership and he truly cared about our business and its prosperity going above and beyond the scope of work initially agree upon. I would highly recommend him for any business looking to improve their product procurement process.

Peter Netzel, Founder Kelvin Coats

Our Services

Product Development

How can your brand can cut development costs and increase speed-to-market? >


Sourcing has been disrupted. Now what? How can you reduce risk, react faster and increase profits? >


Realize a way to greater cost-effectiveness and efficiency with digitalization. >

Speed To Market

Are you driving brand growth through faster lead-times for the sourcing model of the future? >

Vendor Selection

Have the diversification in your vendor supply chain strategy to weather today’s challenges? >

Production Management

Planning and monitoring your production to be a compliant, profitable game changer? >

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