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NGC Customers to Speak at PI Apparel Supply Chain Forum

In just a few days, the 2019 PI Apparel Supply Chain Forum will occur in New York on September 17 and 18. We have loved being involved with the event for many years, but this year will be particularly momentous as NGC customers Carter’s, Foot Locker, Jockey, Jump Design and PVH Corp. will be speaking.

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Digital Supply Chain Platforms: Separating the Winners from the Losers

Today’s fashion and retail supply chains are extraordinarily complex. In the ultra-competitive world of fashion retail, companies must manage all the details of product design, sourcing, compliance, product testing and supply chain execution for thousands of SKUs simultaneously. They must also react to constantly changing demand signals, fashion trends, weather patterns, sales data, production delays and many other variables—and they must do it faster and faster.

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NGC Recognized for Its Andromeda PLM Deployment with Jockey International, Inc.

NGC was selected as a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Award this year for our work with Jockey, a 143-year-old brand recognized around the world for its premium underwear and apparel. Take an inside look at this award-winning project and learn how Jockey is using Andromeda PLM® to improve product development and supply chain processes.

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NGC Named Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 10th Year

We are proud to announce that Inbound Logistics has named NGC a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2019. This marks the tenth year that NGC has been recognized as one of the “best of the best” supply chain and logistics solution providers in this annual list. The award demonstrates NGC’s continued leadership in providing digital supply chain solutions that transform the concept to customer lifecycle for retailers and brand owners.

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Rip Curl Catches a New Wave of Productivity with NGC’s Andromeda PLM Solution

If you’re ready to embark on an adventure, check out Rip Curl, because it has what you need to prepare and inspire you for your journey! Based in Torquay, Australia, Rip Curl is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of high-tech surfing sportswear and a broad spectrum of accompanying products, including wetsuits, boardshorts, watches, apparel and travel gear for both men and women. Rip Curl has become one of the largest surfing companies in Australia, Europe, South America, North America and South Africa. It strives to be the Ultimate Surfing Company, always innovating and pushing surfing to new levels. The company prides itself on its world-class roster of athletes and the simple objective to “Live the Search” -- the idea of adventure, looking for and surfing good waves, and getting up the next day to do it all again.

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A One-Stop Shop: Why California Manufacturing Company Selected NGC’s Andromeda After an Extensive Search

For 70 years, California Manufacturing Company has produced men's and women’s outerwear, sportswear and uniforms under the Canyon Guide Outfitters and Dakota Grizzly labels, as well as many private brands. Despite its name, the company is actually headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It also operates a distribution and embroidery center in a nearby city called California, and has offices and partner factories around the world. In December 2018, the apparel company selected NGC’s Andromeda PLM and SCM in pursuit of finding a flexible solution that would improve speed to market and efficiency.

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It’s All About the Digital Supply Chain: What Attendees Will Learn at Velocity 2019

Our highly anticipated customer conference is almost here. On Monday, March 25-Wednesday, March 27, leading retailers and fashion brands will gather in Orlando, Florida for the Velocity 2019 customer conference. With more than 80 breakout and training sessions from NGC, Logility, Demand Management and Halo, attendees will learn how to accelerate their digital supply chain transformations by leveraging best practices and technology innovations.

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Meet the NGC Executives Recognized as 2019 Pros to Know

We are excited to share that not one, but three NGC executives were recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as 2019 Provider Pros to Know! Mark Burstein, Fred Isenberg and Roger Mayerson were selected for their expertise in helping customers meet today’s supply chain challenges while offering a roadmap for the industry to leverage supply chain for competitive advantage. Mark, Fred and Roger embody a commitment to developing a transformative supply chain and we would like to congratulate them for this great achievement.

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“Demand and Deliver”: What Retailers Can Learn at the AAFA Executive Summit 2019

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) represents more than 1,000 world famous name brands as the trusted public policy and political voice of the industry. In this capacity, AAFA consistently provides retail, apparel, footwear, and fashion accessory brands with expertise and support in the midst of an ever-changing environment. At its annual Executive Summit, the organization will bring together senior level executives for thought-provoking dialogue and networking on March 13-15 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Quality Worldwide Finds A Better Way to Manage Information

We might sound like a broken record, but until everyone is on board, we’re going to keep singing the same tune – it’s time to leave spreadsheets behind. We drove this point home recently in a blog about how inefficient it is for companies to use spreadsheets to manage product development and supply chain operations. We shared why dealing with hundreds of spreadsheets inevitably wastes time and prevents employees from fulfilling more high-level tasks. Consequently, companies lose days, and sometimes even weeks, of valuable time.

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