Modernized Planning in Apparel

Vanguard Software

Retail News Supply Chain apparelBy employing these strategies brands will enable timely response to purchasing behaviors in order to keep merchandise stocked and improve profits.

How to Aggregate Your Apparel Forecasts

Vanguard Software

Retail News Supply Chain Supply Planning apparel footwearSenior Gartner Analyst, Micheal Youssef, challenges supply chain planning teams to recognize the need for aggregated forecasts to improve long-range accuracy.

How to Design a Successful Apparel Supply Chain

Logility

Apparel is an exciting and rapidly changing industry. These are just a few of the challenges apparel manufacturers and retailers must overcome to operate at peak performance and compete in today’s dynamic market.

How Supply Chain Management Will Support Apparel Brands This Holiday Season

Vanguard Software

Retail Demand Planning News Supply Chain Supply Planning apparelWith the holiday season so close, now is a good time to optimize your supply chain processes so you can capitalize on the most lucrative time of the year.

Helpful Hints for Apparel Manufacturers

Logility

The apparel industry uniquely combines the characteristics of make-to-stock manufacturing with consumer-driven fashion volatility which can lead to a forecasting nightmare.

Apparel and footwear: At what point is missed sales better than excess inventory?

Kinaxis

In adidas’s recent earnings call, CEO Kasper Rorsted warned that adidas would miss its 2019 growth target because its supply chain was unable to meet the huge demand for its mid-priced apparel, especially in North America. by Harish Iyer.

2019 Supply Chain Outlook for the Apparel Industry

American Global Logistics

Apparel Magazine—Few supply chains are as dynamic as those relied upon by the fashion industry. The post 2019 Supply Chain Outlook for the Apparel Industry appeared first on AGL.

Need Help Making Sense of Higg FEM, SLCP, Open Apparel Registry? Sourcemap Has You Covered.

Sourcemap

Footwear and apparel companies have to be transparent, but few can devote the resources to deal with the proliferation of databases and platforms out there. Apparel Environmental Impact Social Compliance Supply Chain Mapping Supply Chain Transparency Sustainability Traceability Transparency

2018 Global Apparel Supply Chain Management Report

Supply Chain 24/7

As quickly as technology is pushing consumer-facing capabilities forward, behind the scenes apparel industry supply chains are moving at a decidedly slower pace

Tailoring the Apparel Supply Chain

NFI

A successful supply chain strategy has become an essential key to success for apparel companies as they continue to build their brand.

Tranche 4 Shakes Up Apparel and Footwear Supply Chains After Escaping Earlier Tariffs

American Global Logistics

Over $55 billion worth of those goods will include textiles, apparel, footwear and leather. The American Apparel & Footwear Association reported last year a 25% tariff rate would result […].

Video Podcast: Apparel Supply Chain Challenges – Size XXL

Logility

We work with a lot of branded and private label apparel manufacturers and brand owners, and it’s clear there is a misperception about supply chain complexity in these industries.

Video Podcast: Apparel Supply Chain Challenges – Size XXL

Logility

We work with a lot of branded and private label apparel manufacturers and brand owners, and it’s clear there is a misperception about supply chain complexity in these industries.

Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

Video Podcast: Apparel Supply Chain Challenges – Size XXL

Logility

We work with a lot of branded and private label apparel manufacturers and brand owners, and it’s clear there is a misperception about supply chain complexity in these industries. Counter to what many people think, apparel supply chains are complex and demanding with global sourcing, long lead times, short selling seasons, and demand uncertainty. Ed shared several best practices as well as what an apparel company could expect from an optimized supply chain.

Hemming in Apparel Microfibres

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

The post Hemming in Apparel Microfibres appeared first on Knowledge at Work. Environment, Health & Safety apparel fabric microfibres ocean conservancy plastics textiles

Is it Love, or Cohort Analysis?

Vanguard Software

How fashion, apparel, and footwear brands can leverage analysis of sales data across their network to positively impact their relationships with retail stores. Sales Forecasting Sales Supply Chain apparel footwear

Fashion Forecast Accuracy: Why the Hype?

Vanguard Software

The single greatest challenge, and opportunity, for fashion, apparel, & footwear brands is forecast accuracy. Supply Chain Advanced Analytics Demand Planning Integrated Business Planning (IBP) MEIO Retail Supply Planning apparel footwear

Cutting Cloth and Lead Times

Vanguard Software

A closer look at how some apparel companies are reducing lead time length and volatility with supply chain planning technology. Retail Supply Chain apparel

What is the True Cost of Sustainable Apparel from Bangladesh? Insights from Harvard “Sustainable Models for the Apparel Industry” Conference

NC State SCRC

Rejaul is from Bangladesh, and is working on his PhD in the College of Textiles at NC State University, and is passionate on the subject of sustainable apparel from his home country. This week he provided a great set of summaries from the Harvard Conference on “Sustainable Models for the Apparel Industry” held on September 24 at the Harvard Law School. What are the major facts inhibiting the Bangladesh apparel industry in being safe and sustainable?

Probabilities in Business Forecasting

Vanguard Software

Retail News Supply Chain apparelForecast errors can haunt planners years into the future, when even small discrepancies between forecasts and actuals can cost companies significant amounts.

Meeting Consumer Demands

Vanguard Software

Supply Chain CPG Integrated Business Planning (IBP) apparel footwearBrands can build loyalty and drive profitability by planning for future demand with advanced analytics forecasting and a unified planning platform.

Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

Forecast Accuracy in an Omnichannel World

Vanguard Software

Retail News Supply Chain apparel footwearIntegrating customer data across e-commerce and in-store technologies will be the main challenge for brands expanding their omnichannel sales in the coming years.

Shoes: On Demand

Vanguard Software

Retail News Supply Chain apparel footwearWhile some leaders focused on impending tariffs, others saw consumer behavior and expectations as their toughest course.

Video Podcast: Apparel Supply Chain Challenges – Size XXL

Logility

Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF!

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The post Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! By Tompkins International Staff Join us at the Tompkins International Supply Chain Leadership Forum 2017 (SCLF). We have another exciting addition to this year’s SCLF being held in Durham, NC May 8th to May 10th: Distribution Center (DC) tour. Beginning at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 8th we will be hosting a tour of Peter. Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF! appeared first on Tompkins International.

How apparel manufacturers are transforming 5 tedious processes

TrackVia

Apparel manufacturers manage countless moving parts. Here are 5 ways apparel manufacturers are using low-code to dramatically change their most difficult processes. For all the non-apparel manufacturing folks, SMUs are a dynamic part of the apparel world.

Spring & Summer Sustainability Slants: Supply Chain, Packaging & Apparel

Supply Chain Network

Here’s a roundup of the top recent Environmental Leader articles in these areas. Note that in each article, we’ve tried to dive into the business case from the companies we’re writing about: why are they doing what they’re doing from a financial point of view? Take special note of the detailed Timberland case study , which outlines the specifics on how – and why – to create a sustainable line of clothing. You’ll see more case studies of that type to come.

Does Your Apparel Supply Chain Need a Logistics Makeover?

Supply Chain 24/7

Today’s manufacturers face seemingly competing challenges to meet customer expectations for fresh inventory offered via multiple platforms while relying on increasingly global supplier networks

Getting Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry on the Map

Supply Chain Brain

Several major apparel brands and retailers, including J.C. The goal of the three-year undertaking is to assemble key information about each factory, including business name, GPS coordinates, business license, safety inspections and apparel brands served. Staff members from BRAC University are using the Sourcemap platform as they travel throughout Bangladesh to personally visit every apparel factory in the country.

Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

To make the argument, let’s look at industry orbit charts in aggregate for the period of 2006-2017 for the apparel and chemical companies. For apparel, it was the transition to cheaper labor in the Asian market. (In In the apparel industry 30-40% of the cost of goods is labor.)

Underwear apparel company Hanes rolls out FuturMaster demand planning software to boost global supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

HanesBrands, the $6.5bn global apparel company that manufactures and sells a number of leading underwear and activewear brands including Wonderbra, DKNY, Playtex and Champion, is deploying a standardised IT system to help with supply and demand forecasting in more than twenty-five countries

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

Apparel Performance and Improvement Comparison. I have not seen this done well in the apparel industry. Supply Chain Excellence Supply Chain Leadership Supply Chains to Admire apparel Imagine 2017 Peter Smith

Improving Supply Chain ROI in a Tough Tariff Environment

American Global Logistics

These duties would cover $325 billion in goods, hitting the price-sensitive apparel sector particularly hard and taking a significant bite out of business’ bottom […].

Executing on time, all the time: apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage

RELEX Solutions

Apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage. I think we all know that great apparel brands maintain competitive advantage by consistently executing on time. What great apparel brands do differently? For most apparel companies, it is the cycle from product to customer.

Checkpoint Launches First RFID-Based EAS Solution for Apparel Retailers

Supply Chain Network

NYSE:CKP), a leading global supplier of shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions for the retail industry, today announced here at NRF Loss Prevention Conference & Expo its RFID Overhead EAS Solution, delivering benefits both for loss prevention and inventory visibility at the point-of-exit. We’re providing apparel retailers with solutions that offer a pathway to achieve promising benefits, independent of their individual starting point.”.