Bring profitable collections to market, as fast as possible.
Streamline collaboration and shave off time to market by boosting efficiency, cutting out admin and making decisions in real time so teams can get products to market faster.
Reduce the number of emails, meetings, phone calls and time spent searching or updating information. #GetIntelNotExcel! A real-time single source of truth makes work more efficient.
Gain visibility into pricing, material costs and product margins with dashboards and reports. Cut last minute shipping costs, meet MOQ, negotiate bulk buys and reduce costs in other ways. Get more products to market without increasing resources.
Optimize operations to free up teams to focus on innovation, strategic and business development initiatives like better designs, new suppliers, new materials, launching entirely new product categories or collections, channels or geographies.
Using a combination of dashboards, analytics and mobile apps, you can take a deep dive into product quality and compliance. Audit factories, measure Acceptable Quality Limits (AQL), track supplier performance and more.
Enable collaborative design, reduce rework by visualizing designs sooner in the development process, increase speed to market with rapid prototyping, help marketing and sales with realistic product images and cut sample costs by integrating 3D design throughout the entire apparel development process!
Centric constantly adds new 3D tools, including 3D Sample Review and a series of connectors for 3D CAD software that allow designers to work in a familiar software environment while interacting with Centric Fashion PLM.
Creative teams in fashion and retail collect huge amounts of digital and physical samples of materials, trims, colors and styles – but finding and using these assets is very time consuming, if not impossible.
AI Image Search solves this problem, using artificial intelligence-enabled image recognition tools. Designers can take an image of a fabric or trim and instantly search Centric Fashion PLM image archives to find similar items that have been used before, or find a supplier that provides a material with a close match.
Fashion brands and retailers are in a race driven by the timelines of fast fashion to get more on-trend products to market as quickly as possible through an increasing number of channels. In this competitive environment, it’s crucial not to lose sight of supplier auditing, safety regulations and packaging requirements, as well as maintaining the high-quality customers expect.
Centric Fashion PLM’s quality control and factory auditing capabilities help fashion brands and retailers keep supplier certifications up to date and track compliance across different regions and components. Centric’s comprehensive product and component library makes it easier to figure out which products need to be re-tested when regulations change, set expiry reminders and maintain up-to-date documentation for each SKU.
Interested in finding out more? Read about how Centric’s Quality Management module helps brands and retailers stay on the right side of the law, meet their own standards, enjoy better testing visibility and more!
“Centric PLM, specifically the new tools for sourcing included in Centric 8 v6.5, will help us provide our customers with even more great products at great prices to deliver on our promise of Trustworthy Value.”
Generate fast ROI and respond to on-trend, on-demand consumers with Centric Fashion PLM. Centric’s out-of-the-box technology makes upgrades simple and painless. The world’s leading PLM solution for fashion and consumer goods drives amazing results like reducing time to market by 15-50%, increasing sales by 5-10%, reducing cost of goods sold by 5-15% and improving productivity by 10-50%.
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