Introduction to PLM

Introduction to PLM

The fast-fashion revolution is changing the face of the global apparel industry, which is struggling to meet the demands of an increasingly fickle clothing consumer. Retailers are under growing pressure to deliver ten fashion collections a year (up from the traditional four) to cater to shoppers with short attention spans while rising manufacturing costs and falling point of sale (POS) prices are squeezing margins.

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PLM news & announcements

Role-based app to enhance PTC FlexPLM software

PTC has unveiled its first role-based app which it claims will further enhance its product lifecycle management (PLM) software by providing vendors with quick access to product data, improving collaboration with suppliers.

MESH01 plans platform integration with PTC FlexPLM

MESH01, which provides metric-driven insights for consumer-centric brands, is to integrate with PTC FlexPLM in a move that will provide a single platform to streamline product development and information.

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PLM directory

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PLM features & interviews

Bringing The Vast Internet Of Things Into Focus For Apparel Manufacturers

As a major new technology trend arising from our interconnected world, the Internet of Things (IoT) holds an irresistible allure in its expansive simplicity

Webinar on Demand: Fashion Shakeup

How will 'see now, buy now' disrupt the fashion industry? What does it mean for your day job?

Maximising Rebate Collection From Your Manufacturing Supply

Rebate is a powerful tool to incentivise both a brand and its key suppliers to maximise the business they do together.

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PLM downloads

Leveraging technology to embrace change in the fashion industry

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is often overlooked by medium sized fashion businesses - those who would benefit from planning the most. Business owners often choose to put off investing in systems that might enhance operations, citing a lack of resources coupled with a belief that spreadsheets ‘will do for now.'

Ensure Product Safety and CPSIA Compliance

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008 requires that nearly all children’s products comply with all applicable children’s product safety rules. These products must be tested for compliance by a CPSC accepted laboratory and have a written Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) that provides evidence of the product’s compliance. The act requires that all children’s products have permanent tracking information affixed to the product and its packaging.

Track and Trace Information Throughout the Entire Business Process and Supplier Ecosystem

Texbase understands the complexity of managing the disparate data sources associated with product development and supply chains. The Texbase solution includes the most advanced data management capabilities for apparel, footwear and consumer products companies.

Lectra: Thriving through change: The modern PLM project team handbook

A truly transformative product lifecycle management (PLM) project demands change.

Whitepaper: Lectra Stepping Beyond Software

The Modern Approach To Finding Your PLM Partner

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