How Bettina Lirsch, Design Manager, Saved 70% Of Time Spent On Her Scouting Process
Dipl.-Ing. Bettina Lirsch - BL Design
Based in Italy and Germany, Bettina Lirsch - BL Design works on projects with brands in the apparel industry across a spectrum of areas, from design and product development to supporting brands entering new markets through project and marketing management with a focus on sustainable product development for a circular economy.
They specialize in providing strategic and technical support to integrate sustainable raw materials, and to source and develop sustainable textiles, trims, non-wovens, embroideries and components by researching and comparing new materials, solutions, processing technologies and suppliers to improve the environmental and social impact of a fashion product.
“I highly value Foursource’s huge network of suppliers and the ease of which I can search, as well as the permanent improvement of the platform by integrating new services like virtual tradeshows.”
- Cut scouting time down by 70%
- The search filters & compliance tracker tools have transformed BL Design’s scouting process
- Built-up a supplier network in new markets, Portugal, East Europe and Asia
The Search and Filter tool on Foursource quickly narrowed down her search results and made it easy to source in more niche areas. With the help of Foursource, BL Design saved around 70% of the usual time spent during this first phase of scouting!
Search Filters & Compliance tracker
Best thing about Foursource:
“Foursource is the industry network where the user has the best and easiest access to the sourcing world.”
With Foursource we have successfully mastered all the challenges of our sourcing project: entering a new market, finding certified suppliers and exchanging necessary information quickly and easily.
Bettina LirschDesign and Product Development Manager