Event details

  • Date: 16/07/2024
  • Time: 2:30 pm IN & SL | 3 pm BD | 4 pm ICT | 9 am GMT

F2F Webinar: How to Transform Production Planning and Enhance Productivity

Lower demands, smaller order quantities coupled with increasing labour costs are some of the major challenges faced by the apparel manufacturing industry. Customers are asking for ethical and sustainable manufacturing credentials and demanding transparency across the supply chain.

Amidst these challenges, digital transformation is helping fashion manufacturers stay competitive while reducing costs and increasing efficiencies. Production Planning & Control is a key area that can deliver a paradigm shift to manufacturers, resulting in productivity improvements of 5-10% without adding more resources.

Developed specifically for fashion manufacturers, Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan is the market leading production planning and control solution configured to reflect industry’s best practices and specific business requirements. Join our webinar to learn about:

  • Challenges facing the fashion manufacturing industry in 2024 and the future
  • Planning operational excellence
  • How to increase profit margins and reduce costs
  • Line Level Automated Planning Solution (LLAPS) module
  • Benefits of a robust and dynamic planning solution – FastReactPlan
  • Real example from the industry with tangible ROI

There will be a Q&A session towards the end where you can ask your questions.

Register Now!

Tuesday, 16th July | 2:30 pm IN & SL | 3 pm BD | 4 pm ICT | 9 am GMT

We look forward to seeing you there!


Chalumpon Lotharukpong <Guest Speaker>
Managing Director – VT Garment Co. Ltd.

Chalumpon Lotharukpong

Chalumpon Lotharukpong is the Managing Director of VT Group, a Thai owned family business established in 1981 with operations in Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar, employing around 2,000 people. The company is specialised in the design and manufacturing of outerwear and sportswear with reputed clients such as Patagonia, Jack Wolfskin, Montbell, Stella McCartney, and Outerknown. The turnover for 2018 was $60 million. Chalumpon joined the company in 2006 and spearheaded numerous change management projects including the implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM), Lean Manufacturing and Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP). Since 2011, the company has won national awards including Thailand Lean Award (Gold), Kano Quality Award (Bronze), and Thailand Quality Prize (Gold).  Chalumpon obtained a First-Class Honours degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and completed his postgraduate study in Management at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Haruethai Phaleesem (Maam)
Regional Sales Manager, Coats Digital

Haruethai Phaleesem

An alumna of the College of Management, Mahidol University of Thailand, Haruethai is the Regional Sales Manager (Southeast Asia) for Coats Digital – a global technology business transforming the fashion supply chain.   She applies her professional experience, gained from upstream to downstream of fashion & apparel supply chain processes in various functions such as product development, sourcing, merchandising, technical and production, to help fashion manufacturers accelerate the digitization of their business processes. Haruethai is responsible for managing the local teams and supporting customers in Southeast Asia covering Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Cambodia. She loves supporting fashion businesses to advance on their digital transformation journey.

Peter Ng
Regional Solutions Consulting Manager, Coats Digital

Peter Ng Coats DigitalBased in Bangkok, Thailand, Peter is Regional Solution Consulting Manager responsible for countries within the South East Asia region.

With 18+ years working within the Garments and Textile industry, together with 12+ years implementing FastReactPlan production planning software solution within Asia Region, he has vast experiences to share from both industry changes and technology digitalization.