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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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The effort needed to manage a non-durable consumer goods company is more strenuous than ever. Business issues such as expanding product portfolios, complex distribution channels, and compliance requirements can impede your ability to compete in the global supply chain. Does your current business application enhance your sales and marketing, and enable demand-driven supply chains? Learn what you need to compete—and win.

durable goods  Competition: Business Solutions for Non-durable Consumer Goods Companies The effort needed to manage a non-durable consumer goods company is more strenuous than ever. Business issues such as expanding product portfolios, complex distribution channels, and compliance requirements can impede your ability to compete in the global supply chain. Does your current business application enhance your sales and marketing, and enable demand-driven supply chains? Learn what you need to compete—and win. Read More

TCLogic, LLC


Headquartered in Indianapolis (US) and established in 1997, TCLogic develops Web-based inventory optimization solutions, built to provide customers with business intelligence about their inventory. The company specializes in inventory management in distribution-intensive operations where balancing service-level commitments and inventory levels is important. TCLogic services various business sectors, including automotive; electrical; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC); health care/medical; metals processing; construction materials; industrial supplies; pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF); and durable goods manufacturing.

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Prophet 21 First Quarter Revenues Suffer But Pipeline Grows


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Smart Software for Service-level Driven Forecasting


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Accellos Acquires PROFITsystems to Get into Retail


Accellos, a mid-market provider of supply chain execution (SCE) software solutions, has acquired PROFITsystems, a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for small and medium-sized home goods retailers. Most of the product leveraging will likely come from PROFITsystems customers who have increasing complex physical distribution requirements and require supply chain solutions previously unavailable through PROFITsystems alone.

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The markets served by Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL), India’s largest consumer goods company, require flexible planning, production, and distribution scenarios on the manufacturing side of operations. In 2000, HLL identified improved supply chain management as a critical business priority. It sought a solution that would increase supplier and distributor responsiveness, reduce inventory buffers, and optimize planning and scheduling.

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