Centric PLM drives digital transformation for consumer electronics retailers, enabling them to keep pace in a competitive marketplace. Centralize private label and branded assortments plans to boost visibility and identify new product opportunities to successfully innovate and launch new products. Diversify product ranges and expand into more markets, more quickly while maintaining quality and compliance.
Speed time to market
Enable teams to collaborate on one platform, with access to real-time information. Work anywhere, any time.
Keep development moving and save time by utilizing PLM to quickly localize product descriptions and pricing in multiple languages and currencies.
Eliminate bottlenecks with broad and deep visibility across product ranges and assortments from concept to development to launch to retail.
Drive successful go-to-market launch strategies
Powerful digital product planning tools in Centric PLM are essential, with nearly 50% of new product introductions failing to meet sales targets.
Easily run ‘what if’ cost scenarios to automatically calculate how costs affect pricing and product margins, ensuring successful product launches.
Drive collaboration and decision making with Centric’s Visual Innovation Platform (VIP), our digital workspaces for concepting, merchandise planning and retail buying.
Boost private label and supplier co-development
Effectively manage product portfolios to make proactive decisions for optimal private label and branded SKU development and maximum product margins.
Connect mechanical engineers and developers directly to merchandising teams and suppliers to co-develop products with access to up-to-date data.
Coordinate with suppliers about non-conformities. Use engineering change management to quickly identify affected products and components.
Increased visibility of supply chain
Centralize all product data, documents and stage-gate decision history for easier tracking, quality assessments and visibilty if engineered change is required.
React quickly to quality or compliance issues through the engineering change management to track, identify and change non-conformance components and products.
Link and aggregate compliance requirements according to regions, suppliers and factories, production, components, packaging and labeling.
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.
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.
Reduce costly and time-consuming packaging prototype development by connecting 3D CAD software with Centric PLM. 3D capabilities within Centric PLM empower everyone to view, annotate, comment and share photorealistic prototypes for a complete 3D workflow.
2D packaging engineers can connect directly to PLM libraries while sketching and developing concepts in their native Adobe® Illustrator environment. This connection eliminates tedious data entry and admin tasks so the focus can stay on innovation.
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’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!
Centric Visual Innovation Platform is a family of digital touchscreen boards dedicated to the different go-to-market phases. Collaborate effectively, enable group decision making and revolutionize product assortments with boards for concept development, merchandising and retail and wholesale buying sessions.
Built on out of the box, easy to use innovations, Centric PLM is a suite 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.