Fashion Powerhouse Dutch LLC to Roll Out NGC’s Extended PLM Solution Across Its JOIE, Equipment and Current/Elliott Brands
MIAMI, FL—June 22, 2015—NGC Software today announced that Dutch LLC, a global, multi-brand designer of premium contemporary apparel, is implementing NGC’s Extended PLM software, which combines fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) into a single seamless solution. Dutch LLC is the parent company for sought-after contemporary fashion brands JOIE, Equipment and Current/Elliott.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices in New York, Dutch, LLC boasts an impressive portfolio defined by its covetable designs, unique origins, and utmost commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Under the leadership of CEO Jack Schwefel, coupled with creative direction from CCO Serge Azria, Dutch, LLC maintains a clear-cut competitive advantage and creative know-how that has truly paved its way as an unstoppable influence within the contemporary market of the fashion industry.
The company’s flagship brand, JOIE, has been one of the most sought-after contemporary brands. Sold in leading department and specialty stores worldwide, JOIE boasts boutiques in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles as well as an e-commerce website. The Current/Elliott brand focuses on premium vintage Americana denim, while Equipment specializes in shirts in luxe fabrics and range of prints, fabrics and shapes, as well as sleepwear and knitwear; both brands are available online and in specialty and department stores worldwide.
NGC’s Extended PLM will help Dutch LLC orchestrate all information, processes, systems, departments and geographies within its global fashion operations. NGC’s solution will provide all of Dutch LLC’s brands with an end-to-end solution, from initial product development and line planning to global sourcing, production management and inbound visibility. Features such as workflow calendars, global collaboration and exception dashboards will help further streamline productivity.
“Dutch LLC has an exceptional collection of contemporary, popular fashion brands, and NGC is excited to work with them,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and product development, NGC. “Our Extended PLM can be a strategic platform to help Dutch LLC continue its rapid growth and expansion.”
About Dutch LLC
Based in Los Angeles, Dutch LLC is a preeminent designer and distributor of premium contemporary apparel under the labels JOIE, Equipment and Current/Elliott. The company’s products are available in premium department stores and specialty shops in more than 2,000 locations across 75 countries, as well as in six company-owned boutiques and the company’s own websites.
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned nine #1 rankings and 25 overall top 10 rankings in the 2014 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.