Hula Global

Hula Global vs SupplyCompass

Is Hula Global better supplier or SupplyCompass? Here’s our in-depth comparison of the two platforms to show you the differences and help you decide.

Ready to experience the power of Hula Global’s Supply Chain? Get in touch with Sales for consultation.

Is Hula Global better supplier or SupplyCompass? Here’s our in-depth comparison of the two platforms to show you the differences and help you decide.

Ready to experience the power of Hula Global’s Supply Chain? Get in touch with Sales for consultation.


When you’re looking for a strong and dependable supply chain partner for your fashion brand, Hula Global and SupplyCompass are two of the best options in the market.

But how do they differ from one another? And how do they compare in critical areas such as quality and timelines?

To make your decision easier, here’s our in-depth comparison of SupplyCompass vs. Hula Global to help you weigh up your options and decide which supply chain platform is the best fit for you.

About Hula Global

Hula Global is an apparel supply chain company that operates a network of apparel manufacturing factories in India, Bangladesh and Vietnam. Hula Global’s core focus is new product development and production for fashion & lifestyle products.

About SupplyCompass

The Sustainable Product Development and Delivery Software for Fashion Brands & their Manufacturers.

An Overview of Hula Global’s supply chain services

Hula Global manages end-to-end sourcing, logistics and delivery of your fashion merchandise. From finding verified vendors who can actually deliver quality products on time to ensure the production dispatch hit the timelines – Hula Global’s sourcing team does all the activities end-to-end.

Hula Global’s sourcing team works as an extension of your team to execute your production orders from sourcing countries where you cannot have foot on the ground.

Hula Global’s logistics team ensure that you have a hassle delivery of your merchandise at your doorstep without running pillar to post to custom clear the goods and ensure dispatch dates of vessels are met.

SupplyCompass is a software that brings you and your manufacturer on the same platform. Once you get on-boarded with the platform, you and your supplier are on your own.

Hula Global on the other hand is sourcing company that gets you the product as per your timelines and quality standards.

Hula Global is not just a software or a solution but an entire

On SupplyCompass is just a software -you have to do vendor management on your own. Find relevant suppliers, talk to them, evaluate each supplier based on their capabilities, complete the product development and execute the order by working closely with your chosen supplier.

Hula Global on the other hand does the entire vendor management for YOU.

SupplyCompass is based in United Kingdom whereas Hula Global is based in India. Most suppliers on the SupplyCompass platforms tend to be from Turkey or Eastern Europe leading to hire product prices.

Hula Global’s location gives it an unfair advantage because not only it has direct on-ground access to Indian suppliers but also suppliers from Vietnam, Bangladesh and Vietnam.

Hula Global has very strong quality parameters and a very large on-ground quality team to ensure those quality standards are maintained by the partner factories at every stage of the production.

SupplyCompass on the other hand maintains no quality team on-ground which means that you would have to depend on factories word of mouth on agreed quality or arrange third party inspection on your own.

Hula Global’s partner factories adhere to Hula Global Standard Code of Conduct. It doesn’t matter whether your brand is a startup brand or a large big box retailer – the code of conduct remains the same in terms of accountability.

SupplyCompass on the other hand has no certain code of conduct.

Since SupplyCompass is an open-ended, any supplier can pay the fees and get listed. Only Basic documentation and due diligence is done before getting listed on SupplyCompass.

Hula Global on the other hand maintains a very strong, tight knit community of vendors. The average waiting period of a supplier is 78 days from the date of application and a supplier has to clear of 128 points of validation including site visit by Hula Global’s team, before being formally inducted into Hula Global’s supplier ecosystem.

SupplyCompass is based on software subscription model for the suppliers whereas as a brand you don’t pay anything. 

Hula Global offers pricing in 3 tiers

  1. 1. New Product development costs: $150/ Style with a minimum of 10 Styles 
  2. Merchandise Cost: Unit price basis based on which PO’s are issued – usually priced as FOB: As a brand, you are provided with a detailed breakdown of all the costs involved.
  3. Door-to-door Pricing: This is also known as DDP (Duty and Delivery Paid) and it includes product price + shipping + Duties: This pricing done for orders with at least 30 CBM (corresponding to one 20 FT container)

Logistics support is included in the production order. Hula Global has an in-house logistics team and can price your door-to-door cost instead of FOB pricing. This would include product cost + shipping + duties (DDP): There are separate MOQ eligibility for these orders.

SupplyCompass on the other hand, if you choose, then you would have to depend on the logistically ability of your chosen factory or you might have to arrange on your own.

Hula Global provide PO financing to certain eligible brands from US, Canada and Western Europe. No such information is available about SupplyCompass regarding PO financing

SupplyCompass may not have any MOQs but the vendors on its platform might have. 

Hula Global on the other hand works with a certain specific MOQ for production as well for DDP pricing

SupplyCompass is just a software enabling you to work better with your suppliers and it will not be liable or accountable for the quality of the products you received.

Hula Global on the other hand is your supplier. All product quality warranties and liabilities are assumed by Hula Global. By working with Hula Global, you can be assured that there won’t be any last-minute surprises.

Conclusion –

When you should Choose SupplyCompass:

You don’t need a supplier but a software to efficiently manage your existing vendor relationship

When you should choose Hula Global:

Hula Global is an all-in-a box sourcing solution. You don’t have to look for vendors, evaluate and monitor production and stress about the logistics – Hula Global does all that for you while also taking product quality guarantees.