The need to replace aging systems prompted Acushnet to step up its functionality, too. CIO Peg Nicholson explains why the maker of Titleist and FootJoy golf brands chose Infor M3, and how a totally integrated system across 25 countries is such "a tremendous benefit."
Augusta Sportswear manufactures and distributes teen apparel. "What was so great that we found with M3 was, in the apparel business, you have so many SKUs. … And the fashion element of M3 … had a hierarchy for the SKUs that could link up to a style—our style."
US performance running apparel and gear maker Brooks Sports chose Infor M3 Fashion for its “full suite of solutions that would take our business from end to end. … It’s a rich tool.” Brooks had “a really good relationship” with the consulting services team—that continues today.
High Five Sportswear in Seattle says the materials management planning module in Infor M3 Fashion is helping High Five to be more competitive. "We were able to reduce our supply chain department by a third, and at the same time, improve our customer service level to 99%."
Apparel retailer L.L.Bean lacked integration between finance and payroll. Now with Infor Lawson, ramping up 11,000 employees at peak season is seamless. Bean cut payroll processing costs, shortened monthly close and is positioned for future growth without increasing headcount.
Propper International, primarily a manufacturer of military uniforms, has been using Infor’s M3 Solutions since 2001. M3 solutions have provided Propper International with an integration of processes that allows the company to "give better information to all of [their] users to m...
Red Wing Shoe Co. waited a long to time before upgrading to Infor M3 10.1. The advantages it now enjoys include getting on a supported platform, and adding new capabilities: archiving, mashups, "Smart Office is something we’ve been desirous of for quite a long time."
Rossignol, maker of ski equipment and apparel, says Infor M3 "answers all our key requirements in a single solution"– the whole chain from manufacturing to sales, back office to customer service . "The system has brought 22 companies into a single platform at the European level."
From design to delivery, Shahi Exports in India produces 300,000 branded garments a day. With growth at 22% to 27% a year, it needed fashion-specific ERP. Shahi chose Infor M3. "We never had a problem with scalability." Input costs dropped 8%; capacity utilization rose to 96%.
A leading distributor of fashion accessories for every family member implemented Infor System21 to improve inventory visibility while allowing for future growth and change. The company was able to easily consolidate divisions and standardize processes, store correct amounts of pr...
Van de Velde makes high-fashion lingerie. It’s a complex business with many small-order transactions. The company uses Infor M3 for production, forecasting, supply chain, distribution, financials, and e-sales, "which a lot of our customers are quite delighted about."