Content Guidance Overview
The Higg Product Module content guidance is structured to mirror the normal process flow of assessing a product in the Higg Product Module.
The Settings section provides guidance on establishing account-level custom seasons and company defaults that replace the default product options in the Higg Product Module.
The New Product Assessment section provides guidance on assessing and categorizing new products in the Higg Product Module and includes the definitions of all product types and product categories.
The Previously Used Product Assessment section provides additional guidance on assessing used products that are on their second or subsequent lifecycles.
The Adding Product Certifications section provides guidance on manually adding product certifications. These certifications are only an attribute to the product, and do not make any change to the impact values.
The Completing Distribution Info section provides guidance on customizing distribution and retail pathways for known distribution channels.
The Completing the Bill of Materials section provides guidance on selecting and adding materials, trims, and packaging to the Bill of Materials and on how representative they should be. Guidance on entering the correct amounts and updating the net use is also provided. The section also covers how to customize shipping information (inbound transportation).
The Completing the Finished Goods Manufacturing section provides guidance on selecting from the process choices and specifying amounts in the Higg Product Module Finished Goods Manufacturing section.
The Completing Packaging section provides guidance on selecting and adding additional packaging to the product, including both primary packaging not covered in the Bill of Materials section and secondary packaging.
The Completing Logistics section provides guidance on customizing shipping information from the Finished Goods Manufacturer to the Distribution Center, Retailer, and customer.
The Completing Retail section provides guidance on customizing the distribution center and retail impacts for known distribution channels.
The Completing Product Care section provides guidance on selecting the appropriate product care scenario and modeling alternative care scenarios.
The Completing End of Use section provides guidance on customizing the end-of-use pathways through repairability, re-wear, and product takeback programs.
The Completing Duration of Service section provides guidance on adjusting the product’s duration of service (usable lifetime) using intrinsic quality tests.