Jesta I.S. a leading supplier of business solutions for the soft goods and specialty markets announced that Guess? Inc., a leading designer and marketer of trendy, upscale apparel and accessories for men, women, and children will be upgrading to the latest version of Jesta I.S.' Vision Sourcing and Vision Demand Management, version 10.0

Like many brand managers today, Guess? is reducing the amount of traditional manufacturing that it manages, and is shifting to full package sourcing. Once the latest version of Vision Sourcing & Vision Demand Management is implemented, Guess? expects to benefit from costing flexibly down to the business unit and warehouse level. This will provide Guess? with greater insight and more ability to manage gross margins across its global enterprise. The upgrade of Vision Sourcing and Demand Management 10.0 will take place at Guess? Hong

Kong, Guess? China, Guess? USA, and Guess? Canada. "Guess? Inc. has been using Jesta I.S.' Vision Sourcing & Vision Demand Management ERP for many years and is considered one of our marquee clients. This deployment to its business units worldwide will enable Guess? to easily track the cost of goods globally, the way management wants to see it, and take advantage of many new features that are included in the latest release," added Leslie Belcher, President of Jesta I.S.

A worldwide deployment strategy was developed with a timeline and clear business goals in consultations between Guess? and the Jesta I.S. Professional Services team,. From this exercise, both parties collaboratively identified areas for business process improvement both globally and locally.

"Guess? is an organization that adapts and makes the necessary business changes required to remain competitive. With its latest version of Vision Sourcing and Vision Demand Management, Jesta I.S. has proven itself to be a technology partner that adapts to the changing marketplace, enabling Guess? to move forward with new processes and the visibility we need to remain a leading brand in this hyper-competitive marketplace," stated Michael Relich, CIO for Guess? Inc.