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 dreaming up new styles and innovations. It’s a difficult balancing act! Lead times are longer in footwear than in apparel and accessories, so line planning, merchandising and product development have to be completed far earlier.
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Spanish fashion footwear brand gains refined level of control with Centric Footwear PLM, benefiting from one-click visibility in real-time, improved delivery of prototypes and more time to better position prices before products go on sale.
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Mexican footwear brand Capa de Ozono needed to pursue a fast fashion strategy to keep up with company growth and customer trends. With Centric Footwear PLM, the brand has improved product development time by 20% and spends 50% less time entering data.
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Legendary comfy shoe brand uses Centric Footwear PLM’s single, actionable version of truth approach to prioritize projects and streamline workflows. With Centric, Crocs has enhanced collaboration and secure data sharing to drive innovation.
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color and material libraries and use previous seasons’ information to build new collections. Repurpose base styles and designs easily while changing varying details to keep styles fresh and exciting.
new product development, new product introductions and omni-channel merchandise planning with Centric PLM’s calendar management and merchandising modules. Enjoy enhanced visibility with one place for product-related data and instantly see what’s in the seasonal line.
specific quality control measures for footwear. Production departments can use information generated by design and development teams to validate products in advance, assess the feasibility of manufacturing new products and improve product quality.
manufacturing suppliers and trading partners to Centric PLM so they can share technical information and streamline the RFQ process by collaborating on prices, schedules, samples, quality testing and documentation.
pricing strategies with accurate live cost updates, improved costing visibility of standardized Bills of Material (BOMs) to better evaluate profitability and shape well-rounded collections.
existing processes and systems with Centric PLM to deliver products from design concept through to manufacturing and distribution, faster.
essential data, from components to specifications to images into one place – giving you one single, accurate version of the truth that will reduce user errors.