New York, NY – April 25, 2018 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Reliable of Milwaukee, a family-owned apparel and consumer goods business, selected BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite of solutions, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and B2B eCommerce. The BlueCherry suite provides end-to-end capabilities for apparel, footwear and consumer lifestyle brands.
Reliable of Milwaukee outgrew its ERP system and was seeking an end-to-end, industry-specific solution. As the apparel industry continues to evolve, Reliable recognized the need for agility and flexibility in order to meet the needs of its customers and to changing consumer demands. With a commitment to excellence in customer service, the Reliable team focused on ways to improve consumer value using analytical tools, and building efficiencies through the use of operational best practices. The company also sought PLM and B2B eCommerce to enhance speed to market and transparency into its supply chain. With extensive expertise and resources in the apparel and footwear market, the CGS BlueCherry suite of solutions will support Reliable of Milwaukee’s growth and improve overall access to real-time supply chain information.
“After an exhaustive search, we chose CGS’s BlueCherry to help us automate the fulfillment process and streamline our supply chain activities. Before, we used workarounds with multiple virtual warehouses and spreadsheets just to manage our wholesale and eCommerce orders,” said Lisa Riley, Director – Management Information Systems, Reliable of Milwaukee. “BlueCherry is well-known in the industry and its end-to-end solution will provide us with visibility and actionable intelligence throughout the supply chain. BlueCherry’s suite of solutions are specifically designed for the apparel and footwear market, which made it an easy choice to support our current needs and future growth.”
“With over 30 years of experience in the consumer lifestyle products market, CGS understands the value of having the right solutions in place to efficiently and effectively run business operations,” said Paul Magel, president, Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing division, CGS. “We are thrilled to welcome Reliable of Milwaukee to our thriving BlueCherry community of apparel and footwear customers and look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with the team.”
CGS’s BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite provides clients with a powerful, comprehensive set of tools to drive their fundamental business processes. It focuses on the needs of high-growth organizations operating in the consumer lifestyle products, retail and apparel industries. The BlueCherry Enterprise Suite’s built-in capacity addresses the needs of all core management, planning, product development, manufacturing, logistics, finance, and sales functions.
About Reliable Milwaukee
Reliable of Milwaukee is a family-owned 4th generation business founded in 1911 and has remained in operation under the family’s leadership since its inception. Under the Reliable name there are several distinct brands, including the Original MUK LUKS®, Quietwear, Nitro Golf, and Express Promotions. The company designs, imports, and distributes footwear and cold weather accessories under the MUK LUKS® brand, hunting cold weather accessories under the Quietwear brand, golf balls and golf accessories under the Nitro brand, and custom advertising specialty and promotional products from Express Promotions. To learn more about the Company visit http://reliableofmilwaukee.com.
For nearly 35 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients' complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients' most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @BlueCherryCGS and on Facebook.
Susan Sweeney, CGS
Kate Connors (for CGS)