Master Guide to Apparel Decoration

Aaron Aldrich Updated by Aaron Aldrich

๐ŸšฆStart Here๐Ÿšฆ A master guide for screen printers, embroiderers, and apparel decorators on using shopVOX to run their shop

This guide will help you get the most of the specific features for apparel decorators within shopVOX.

Quoting and Order Entry ๐Ÿ’ป

Order entry is the all important first step in running your shop more effectively. Learn how to do it the right way with the following articles.

Creating Quotes
  • How to create new quotes for your customers and leads
  • How to followup on quotes to close more orders
Adding Line Items to Quotes and Sales Orders

Adding Extras

  • How to add Color Changes and PMS Color Matches to Quotes and Sales Orders
  • How to add Shipping Charges to Quotes and Sales Orders
Creating Sales Orders
  • What is a Sales Order?
  • How to convert Quotes to Sales Orders
  • How to get down-payments and deposits for your orders

Design and Proofing ๐ŸŽจ

  • How to create proofs for your decorated apparel
  • How to upload customer samples and other assets for the design team
Online Proofing
  • How to upload a proof
  • How to remove a proof
  • How to send the proof to your customer for review
  • How to upload multiple proofs
  • How to attach a proof to the quote

Purchasing and Receiving ๐Ÿ‘•

  • How to create your "need to order" list of garments
  • How to create a Purchase Order for your "daily order" of shirts
  • How to create a Purchase Order individually for a Sales Order
  • How to create Purchase Orders for Promotional Products
  • How to receive apparel and blank garments

Production Management โš™๏ธ

  • How to manage your decorated apparel production with the Job Boards
  • How to assign a press for your screen printing job
  • How to manage the daily production schedule
  • How to flag rush jobs

Invoicing and Payment ๐Ÿ’ต

  • When should I create the invoice?
  • How to record a payment

Shipping ๐Ÿ“ฆ

  • How to generate a Packing Slip
  • How to generate Box Labels
  • How to generate a shipping label using our FedEx and UPS integration

Reporting ๐Ÿ“Š

  • What reports are important for Apparel Decorators?
  • How to use our Jobs - Apparel Industry report

shopVOX Setup for Apparel Decorators ๐Ÿšง

Proper setup and implementation of shopVOX is important to make the system work best for your shop. Here's our best practices for apparel decorators.

Getting Started

Apparel Decorator Implementation Plan

Click File > Make a Copy to customize this for your shop

Blank Garments and Apparel

Decoration Pricing

  • Starter products for Apparel Decorators
  • How to setup pricing for Screen Printing
  • How to setup pricing for Embroidery
  • How to setup pricing for Direct To Garment
  • How to setup pricing for Heat Transfer
  • How to setup pricing for Dye Sublimation

Promotional Products

  • How to setup pricing for Promotional Products

Workflow Templates

  • Starter workflow templates for Apparel Decorators
  • How to customize the Apparel Decorator workflow templates for your shop

Common Questions โ“

Here's some of the most common questions we get from customers like you.

Quoting Scenarios
Pricing Questions

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