Fashion and Apparel Fashion Footwear

Centric PLM™ Speeds Time to Market Without Compromising Design or Quality

Plan collections early. Leverage past styles. Refresh products to boost novelty. Optimize go-to-market.

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Efficiency, Creativity and Speed for Fashion Footwear

Footwear companies need to maintain growth targets and accurately read the consumer while handling cost and supply chain ambiguity, managing large volumes of data and creating new styles and innovations. Longer lead times mean that line planning, merchandising and product development have to be completed far earlier than for soft goods.

Centric PLM delivers greater efficiency, creativity and speed for footwear brands, retailers and manufacturers. Our solutions empower robust product development processes and reduce time to market while maintaining quality and compatibility with industry product structure standards - even in high volume production.

Collaborate efficiently to speed time to market

Give everyone in the value chain access to reliable, centralized, actionable and real-time product information.

Rapidly issue supplier RFPs en masse and collaborate with suppliers on costs, schedules, samples, quality testing and documentation.

Manage materials, costing and product specifications more effectively.

Use winning designs to develop collections fast

Create collections fast by repurposing successful styles. Capa de Ozono cut product development time by 20% and launches 2x collections with Centric.

Make sampling smarter, less wasteful and more cost-effective with integrated 3D design capabilities.

Quickly and accurately cost collections using historical data, personalized dashboards and detailed reports.

Work faster, smarter and on the move

Eliminate spreadsheets, emails and manual data entry tasks to streamline product design, development and launch.

Use PLM-connected mobile apps to capture and upload information during supplier meetings, sample reviews and retail presentations.

Create standardized Bills of Materials (BOMs) quickly with detailed and accurate color and material libraries.

Improve product margins and meet MOQs

Control costs and maximize product margins with what-if scenarios, rapid supplier comparisons and tighter supplier collaboration.

Gain visibility of all color and materials quantities required across all styles.

Negotiate early order commitments for better prices.

Promote sustainable business practices

Digitize the supply chain to support responsible, transparent and efficient production.

Audit factories and monitor compliance easily through mobile apps.

Track compliance, ethical and sustainability certifications.

Make ideal products, at your quality standards

Assess the feasibility of new products and free design teams from admin to focus on creating great footwear collections for multiple channels.

Drive quality and efficiency with greater alignment between design, development and production teams.

Unleash creativity with mobile solutions and the ability to work seamlessly in native 2D and 3D design environments while connected with Centric PLM.

Our Solutions

Discover what makes Centric Software® innovations so unique

  • Centric PLM

    Innovative modular PLM solution with out-of-the-box functionality that combines Silicon Valley tech with industry best practices. Streamlines product development and launch from concept to retail with a single, actionable, real-time version of truth, boosting productivity, collaboration and control.

    Centric PLM
  • Enterprise Connectivity

    Leverage PLM data throughout the business for greater efficiency. Easily connect Centric PLM with software including 3D CAD and 2D design applications, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), e-commerce, PIM (Product Information Management), DAM (Data Asset Management) and quality management software.

    End-to-End Connectivity
  • Centric 3D Connect

    Connect leading 3D CAD solutions like SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD and many more directly to PLM so CAD designers and engineers can work seamlessly in their native environment. Reduce physical samples, ideate faster, streamline sample reviews and push photo-realistic products to e-commerce channels.

  • Adobe® Illustrator Connect

    Sketch, seamlessly access materials and colors and start building BOMs from within Adobe® Illustrator. Empower design and product development teams with creative, technical and production details from PLM libraries while working in Adobe® Illustrator so they can focus on creating original products.

  • Centric PLM Mobile Apps

    PLM-connected mobile apps enable teams to work any time, from anywhere, cut tedious data entry and encourage collaboration with intuitive, social features. Field-test products, conduct quality reviews, audit factories, capture inspiration, carry out competitive analysis and more on the go.

  • Agile Deployment℠

    Centric’s unique Agile Deployment methodology gets customers up and running in months or even weeks, and can even be deployed remotely. Quickly see tangible benefits with the fastest return on investment in the industry. Minimize the total cost of ownership, simplify data migrations and update easily.

    Quick Start and Agile Deployment℠
  • Centric VIP Collaborative Workspaces

    Highly visual digital workspaces that connect worldwide teams to make collaborative, actionable decisions in real time. Ideate products/collections, track and collect product data, orders and pre-buys, and enable central and regional merchandising teams to work together on initial and final assortments.

    Centric VIP Digital Boards
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Centric PLM End-to-End Connectivity Quick Start and Agile Deployment℠ Centric VIP Digital Boards

Discover how PLM helps fashion footwear teams leap into the future

Centric is the market leader

4,000+ Brands Trust Centric PLM
500+ Companies
99% Customer Retention Rate

Make better a reality. Create market-right collections faster for your fashion footwear company. Learn how in just 60 minutes.