For reporting visibility and efficiency, fashion, apparel and footware brands understand the importance of an end-to-end experience. Through extended technology solutions such as BlueCherry® ERP, PLM and B2B ecommerce, brands now have an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen the performance of their entire business processes.
From line planning, sourcing, supply chain collaboration and comprehensive cost analysis to omnichannel commerce, new product introductions, speed-to-market, sales performance, transparency/compliance, real-time process visibility and cost reduction, this powerful set of tools includes the built-in ability to measure hard ROI across the enterprise by product as well as softer returns.Learn about BlueCherry Suite
Speed to Market
For fashion and consumer lifestyle brands, being fast to market as well as to the store shelf is essential to sustainable success. Companies using BlueCherry ERP, PLM and Omnichannel Planning solutions have driven development cycle times lower to generate and address consumer demand with continuously updated product options, leaving little room for errors and delays.
In addition, CGS IT Services Outsourcing solutions give clients the ability to focus on their core business while CGS takes care of their applications’ hosting and monitoring. We have the resources to handle business requirements -- whether maintaining clients’ on-premises systems so they can focus on increasing revenue or managing those systems in the cloud.Learn about cloud services
Right tools for your Sales team
Wholesalers are also ramping up their investment in developing a digital strategy in response to the rise of eCommerce and increasingly digitally inclined consumers. Savvy brands are taking another look at their business structure and using tools such as BlueCherry B2B eCommerce to fine tune their sales operations to be more customer-focused and agile, as well as to lower cost.
A private marketplace with proven enterprise-level features including multilingual and multi-currency capabilities, BlueCherry B2B eCommerce simplifies the sales process and brings buyers and sellers closer together.Learn about B2B eCommerce
Socially responsible, traceable and compliant production and supply chain processes are more critical than ever. As fashion and consumer lifestyle retailers and brands chase low labor manufacturing costs around the globe to address competing price pressures and growing market demands from consumers, they increase their exposure to fair pay practices, workplace safety, product safety, material and component contents, ethical sourcing and other social and political risks.
Market-leading companies turn to BlueCherry Shop Floor Control and PLM to remain socially compliant and gain the visibility and reporting necessary to provide overall business transparency, meet customer requirements and address growing governmental regulations.Learn about PLM services
An apparel ERP solution designed for fashion and footwear brands, BlueCherry ERP is a feature rich enterprise resource planning solution. It is one of the most widely deployed ERP for leading fashion, apparel and footwear brands across the globe. It allows companies to synchronize and optimize supply chain and distribution activities. BlueCherry ERP's comprehensive capabilities empowers companies to streamline processes, gain greater visibility, increase productivity and operational efficiency, reduce costs and enhance competitiveness. BlueCherry by CGS, industry leading Apparel ERP solution tailored to the fashion and consumer goods industries.
BlueCherry Next™ PLM is a best-in-class product lifecycle management solution for Apparel Fashion, Accessories, Lifestyle and Footwear Brands to manage the entire product lifecycle with core PLM functions of product data management (PDM), bill of materials (BOM), technical specifications and others. BlueCherry Next PLM is further enhanced with a broader set of integrated line planning, design, product development, sourcing and production capabilities.
Shop Floor Control
BlueCherry Shop Floor Control (SFC) solutions provide a comprehensive view of department and factory activity by digitalizing, in real-time, the collection and reporting of production activities, such order tracking, line balancing, absenteeism and low productivity with smart devices on the factory floor. This real-time visibility equips managers with the ability to make faster, better-informed business decisions and address potential delays and challenges before they escalate.
BlueCherry® B2B eCommerce accelerates and simplifies the entire wholesale sales process through a private marketplace. Wholesalers and brands from apparel and jewelry, to sporting goods and home furnishings, can visually engage buyers, promote products, select assortments and receive confirmed orders on any device, anywhere, any time. Buyers can view recommendations and get product and availability information with global support features.
Hosting and Cloud Services
Cloud Strategy and Readiness
If you’re new to the Cloud, you need expertise to ensure your project’s success. Cloud migration and management requires specialized skills from experts who know the landscape. Our team has participated in more than 200 cloud migration projects and has implemented public, private and hybrid solutions for midsize companies. Avoid the painful (and expensive) learning curve by having our experts on your side.
To start with, we'll work together to develop your cloud strategy. From a business standpoint, map your cloud strategy to your business goals. Then we'll assess your cloud readiness, determine what can and should be migrated and develop a project plan, customizing the process as needed. Finally, we'll manage the physical deployment and build out any related services.
A Cloud-based environment offers enhanced security and fewer hardware investments. You’ll gain increased, secure data storage and a safer, more compliant user environment. We’ll facilitate collaboration between SaaS/Cloud-based applications and remove hardware dependencies and redundancies. You’ll benefit by having secure access to applications, including email, video conferencing and HR platforms on both desktop and mobile devices. Our services include:
- Cloud Management and Deployment – Public Cloud Services, Private Cloud Solution, Hybrid, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
- Cloud Migration and Management
- Cloud Applications
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250,000+ Users Worldwide
BlueCherry clients deliver $40B+ in annual retail sales worldwide