Mobile Applications for Quality Control and Quality MIS for the Apparel Manufacturers

In the series on digital solutions for the apparel industry on shop floor data capturing articles, today we will cover a few software solutions that provide mobile applications for managing quality on the shop floor and other areas in garment factories. The following list is made in a random sequence. 

BlueCherry Roving SQC

BlueCherry shop floor control system is a widely accepted solution in the apparel manufacturing sector. BlueCherry Manufacturing suite also has a Roving SQC module which is a mobile-based solution for shop-floor quality control. Users need an Android tablet and they need to install the SQC application to use this solution. By using this SQC application you can get complete quality control data.

The roving SQC module is integrated with the shop floor production tracking system. As a result, quality data can be captured against bundle number, sewing operations, and employees. From the quality report, users can track the source of defects.

The application also provides a number of quality reports with graphical presentations. Quality reports can be accessed through web applications as well.

Learn more about the BlueCherry SQC solution.

Res.Q| QMS

Res.Q Quality management module is a cloud-based solution catering to the end to end apparel quality inspection process. While catering to the traditional end-line and in-station (7.0) quality inspections Res.Q| QMS also caters to your AQL inspections. By digitizing all inspection points with a tablet device to capture shop-floor quality data, Res.Q can provide you a complete helicopter view of your shop-floor quality and production to enable faster data-driven decisions crucial to improve the quality of your production process.

The captured data is then filtered and the responsible personnel in your quality value chain are notified. The data is also presented in many forms that best fit the roles that they play.

- Printable reports
- Shop-floor dashboards
- SMS alerts
- Res.Q mobile application
- Res.Q analytical platform

Res.Q also helps you capture defect locations and even the operation and operator wise defects enabling you to create training plans linked to each operator. By being able to map your customer defect codes and names Res.Q also automates the generation of your buyer reports. 

With the use of Res.Q, factories have seen a significant drop in defects and rejects, improvement in efficiency, reduced re-work, and ultimately more profitability.  


Inspectorio, an AI-powered collaboration platform for quality control, tracking, and compliance across the production chain is a well-known application in the Asian garment manufacturing industry. 

Learn more about Inspectorio product


A Canada-based company founded by Stephane Boivin. 
Know more about the Pivot88 quality and compliance module.

Stitch MES

Stitch MES's Quality control apps help in managing quality in apparel production. 

WFX Quality Apps (Quality Controller)

WFX quality controller App is designed for the shipment inspection (final inspection) from the buyer’s end. The key features of this application include -
  • Inspection Scheduling: QC managers can create an Inspection Schedule and allocate it to the QC’s
  • AQL Standard: Based on applicable AQL standards, the system suggests Inspected qty and no of
  • cartons to Inspect
  • Defect Capturing: Quick capture of defect counts and photos with an enabled editing tool
  • Inspection Result on QC APP: QC will submit the inspection results after updating the Final Inspection Decision.
  • Reports & Dashboard for QC’s: After entering data on the QC app, the checker can see the quality report on the tablet screen.
Know more about WFX quality control Applications.

Related article: Managing garment quality of a factory remotely

PS: If you are a software solution provider and have cloud-based mobile applications for apparel quality management, write to us. 

Prasanta Sarkar

Prasanta Sarkar is a textile engineer and a postgraduate in fashion technology from NIFT, New Delhi, India. He has authored 6 books in the field of garment manufacturing technology, garment business setup, and industrial engineering. He loves writing how-to guide articles in the fashion industry niche. He has been working in the apparel manufacturing industry since 2006. He has visited garment factories in many countries and implemented process improvement projects in numerous garment units in different continents including Asia, Europe, and South Africa. He is the founder and editor of the Online Clothing Study Blog.

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