Boost Innovation, Reduce Supply Chain Complexity and Manage Product Portfolios

Develop a 360° digital foundation to bring quality products that are on trend and on budget to market sooner, with end-to-end planning, PLM and QMS.

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Drive Original Product Innovation to Ensure Success

Empower teams to easily communicate, streamline sourcing, gain supply chain visibility and optimize complex product portfolios to launch new products successfully and shorten time to market.

Centric’s visual and data-led Planning, PLM and QMS solutions link all product-related activities in a central, accessible real-time platform that can replace archaic PLM systems. Employing industry-first innovations like PLM-connected mobile apps and collaborative, visual digital workspaces, brands can respond quickly to consumer trends.

PRODUCTS

Kitchen appliances & gadgets
Home & entertainment
Tech accessories
Wearables & fitness tech
Computers, laptops & tablets
Smartphones & cameras
Drones
Smart toys & baby gadgets
Garden power tools
Electric tools

Enhance supply chain visibility & agility

Collaborate with vendors and suppliers, generate RFPs, co-create and track responses in the supplier portal and gain a high-level overview of complex supply chains.

Quickly build out relevant supplier lists based on criteria such as valid compliance, up-to-date audits, or sustainability to effectively manage component sourcing.

Operate and oversee all stages of product development including BOM creation, lead times, prototyping, quality control, revisions and finalizations.

Boost productivity and speed time to market

Connect merchandising, financial and assortment data with centralized product information. Eliminate spreadsheets and emails. Stop siloed working to speed time to market.

Leverage integrated enterprise collaboration tools like Slack and Teams for smooth communication across internal and extended teams.

Speed go-to-market launch meetings with group decision making, real-time feedback and recap PDFs to improve post-meeting to-dos, ensuring product launches stay on track.

Improve QMS and compliance

Centralize product-related data, documents and stage-gate decision history for automated tracking, quality assessments, product safety and traceability.

Oversee product feedback and mitigate non-conformance issues with Engineering Change Management to identify and update products affected.

Meet safety standards directly by connecting to regulatory databases to ensure compliance, such as FDA, RoHS, ITAR, EAR, etc.

Supercharge innovation for NPI success

Powerful visual and analytical planning tools enable visibility into product performance to update categories, optimize assortments and respond to new market trends.

Create ‘what if’ scenarios for product costs and margins, taking the guesswork out of launches with automatic roll ups to determine product viability.

Free up teams to focus on business development initiatives, find new suppliers, expand into new geographies and channels or launch new product lines.

Boost sell-through and product margins

Enhance operational efficiency, create standardized workflows and streamline sourcing to lower the cost of goods sold and improve product margins.

Orchestrate go-to-market and optimize what to sell and where to sell it with detailed visual and data-driven planning and execution.

"Connect packaging briefs directly to product briefs to increase efficiency.​ Internal and external teams work in tandem to ensure products are delivered within tight deadlines."

Strengthen sustainability

Create products that satisfy eco-conscious customers by ensuring products are developed transparently, ethically and sustainably.

Evaluate the environmental impact products have and analyze each step of the supply chain to decide how and where to make sustainable change.

High-level end-to-end visibility optimizes product assortments to reduce waste and the cost of unsold products.

Our Solutions

Discover what makes Centric Software® innovations so unique

  • Centric PLM

    Centric PLM is a platform of interconnected modules that boost end-to-end product development efficiency and collaboration with full control of workflows, supply chains, costs and time from initial concept to launch at retail.

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  • Centric Data Planning

    Optimize financial forecasting, merchandising and in-season planning ​with a powerful, cloud-native, data-driven planning solution, embedded with AI capabilities.

  • Centric Visual Planning

    Groundbreaking platform enabling teams to visualize data from many enterprise solutions. Work with live data, feedback in real time and empower dynamic group decision-making.

  • Enterprise Connectivity

    Centric PLM easily integrates with existing systems like ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), e-commerce, PIM (Product Information Management), DAM (Data Asset Management), compliance software, packaging software and many more.

  • Centric 3D Connect

    Reduce costly and time-consuming packaging prototype development with 3D CAD software directly connected with Centric PLM. Empower everyone to view, annotate, comment and share virtual prototypes within PLM for a complete 3D workflow.

  • Adobe® Illustrator PLM Connect

    2D packaging engineers can also easily connect directly to PLM libraries while working in their native Adobe® Illustrator environment. This connection eliminates tedious data entry and admin tasks so teams can focus on innovation.

  • Quality Management System (QMS)

    QMS facilitates revision management and a corrective action plan for non-conforming products to effectively manage all quality documentation for full traceability and regulatory compliance.

  • Centric PLM Mobile Apps

    Centric’s industry-first suite of mobile apps connects directly to PLM so teams can work from anywhere and at any time inspiration strikes. With no need to rekey, information back at their desks, the time savings are huge!

  • Agile Deployment℠

    Centric PLM has the fastest ROI in the industry with PLM deployments completed in months and can be implemented remotely. Centric’s unique Agile Deployment℠ methodology is optimized to leverage Centric PLM’s flexible, configurable, out-of-the-box technology with built-in industry best practices.

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99% Customer Retention Rate

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