US fashion firm Intradeco Apparel and Gerber Childrenswear are both implementing BlueCherry Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to increase productivity.

Intradeco Apparel is a privately held company based in Miami focused on fashion basics, with brands including Fruit of the Loom, Jockey and Russell. Gerber Childrenswear, meanwhile, is a leading marketer of children's everyday apparel and related products. Both companies began a search for a PLM solution to help increase overall productivity in product concept through product development and adoption.

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 deliver a broad set of integrated line planning, design, product development, sourcing and production capabilities. 

"We embarked on a process of digitising our supply chain with the objective of taking our efficiency, speed and flexibility to the next level," said Luis Marquina, COO of Intradeco. "Product Development and Product Lifecycle Management are key components of the supply chain. 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. With BlueCherry PLM, we could streamline and automate our global development process."