New York, NY, and Las Vegas, NV – March 12, 2018 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Intradeco Apparel, Inc., and Gerber Childrenswear LLC each selected BlueCherry® Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). BlueCherry PLM is an essential module within the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite of solutions, and can be deployed as a standalone solution or as part of the end-to-end BlueCherry offering for apparel and consumer lifestyle brands. CGS made the announcement at its annual customer fashion, apparel and consumer goods event, INSIGHT 2018, taking place this week in Las Vegas.
Intradeco Apparel, a privately held company based in Miami focused on fashion basics, and Gerber Childrenswear, a leading marketer of children's everyday apparel and related products. Each entity began a search for a PLM solution to help increase overall productivity in product concept through product development and adoption. With such well-known brands as Fruit of the Loom, Izod, Jockey, Russell, Geoffrey Beene and Chaps, among others, Intradeco identified specific requirements that were needed in selection of a new system.
“We embarked on a process of digitizing our supply chain with the objective of taking our efficiency, speed and flexibility to the next level. Product Development and Product Lifecycle Management are key components of the supply chain,” said Luis Marquina, COO, Intradeco. “We proceeded to do an extensive search of PLM systems in the marketplace and found BlueCherry PLM to be the best fit for our needs. The CGS BlueCherry PLM solution not only had the comprehensive features that we needed, but the team also had the knowledge and expertise to back it up and the most committed to a true long-term partnership. With BlueCherry PLM, we could streamline and automate our global development process.”
“With more than 30 years of fashion and apparel experience, CGS understands the value of having the right solutions in place to help business operations run efficiently and effectively,” said Paul Magel, president, Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing division, CGS. “With its vast array of well-known brands, we’re excited to have Intradeco Apparel and Gerber Childrenswear join the BlueCherry community to support its growing operations.”
CGS’s BlueCherry PLM is a best-in-class product lifecycle management solution for fashion and consumer lifestyle products companies, providing a comprehensive set of tools to manage the entire product lifecycle. In addition to core product data management (PDM), bill of materials (BOM), technical specifications and other commonly available PLM tools, BlueCherry PLM draws from its enterprise solution heritage to deliver a broader set of integrated line planning, design, product development, sourcing and production capabilities to meet the demands of today's rapidly changing marketplace.
Founded in 1982, and with deep roots in the textile industry since 1921, Intradeco has grown into a global vertical-manufacturing company, supplying quality casual clothing, sleepwear, thermal underwear, and high-performance active and hunting clothing to major retailers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. http://intradecoapparel.com/
About Gerber Childrenswear
Gerber Childrenswear LLC is a leading socially responsible marketer of children's everyday basic / fashion / active wear apparel and related products which it offers under some of the world's trusted brands. Licensed brands include our flagship brand, Gerber®, as well as Jockey®, NFL®, Disney® and New Balance®. Proprietary brands include Onesies® brand, Just Born®, Cuddle Time® and Always Baby®. The company sells layette, sleepwear, playwear, active wear, undergarments, accessories, hosiery, bibs/burp cloths, bath, bedding and cloth diapers to all channels of distribution. For additional information about the company, please visit www.Gerberchildrenswear.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 @LearningCGS and on Facebook.
Susan Sweeney, CGS
Kate Connors (for CGS)