Leading Customized Clothing Manufacturer, Creative Apparel Concepts, Selects BlueCherry
(New York, NY – March 7, 2013) Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), a leading global provider of technology solutions and services, announced today that Creative Apparel Concepts has chosen the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite to streamline all of their operations under one integrated system and improve visibility, warehousing, and shipping operations. The fully customizable apparel provider, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, designs, manufactures, and markets apparel for men, women, and children.
Creative Apparel Concepts was outgrowing their current system and needed a more powerful solution for their rapidly expanding business, specifically in the areas of design, warehousing, and shipping. As a result, they will implement BlueCherry ERP, BlueCherry PLM, BlueCherry CSC, BlueCherry Advanced Warehouse Solution, and Microsoft Dynamics SL.
“We conducted an exhaustive search while comparing numerous providers and found that CGS demonstrated the clearest understanding of our unique needs and best articulated how they would meet our challenges,” said David Ginsberg, Vice President of Operations for Creative Apparel Concepts. “From our design process to delivery to finance, we needed all of our operations integrated on one system. BlueCherry was best equipped to do that due to its highly configurable features, full supply chain integration capabilities, and CGS’s proven track record in the fashion and apparel industry.”
Additionally, BlueCherry’s exception-based alerts and notifications will give Creative Apparel Concepts an increased competitive advantage in the marketplace and a greater ability to serve their diverse customer base.
“We are excited to enter into this partnership with Creative Apparel Concepts as they continue to grow their business,” said Paul Magel, President of the Applications Solutions Group at CGS. “We recognized their diverse distribution and reach makes them very unique to the marketplace and they would need an equally robust solution. BlueCherry will afford them the unparalleled features of a single, integrated system that will streamline and manage all aspects of their business.”
Creative Apparel will also experience improved operational visibility from BlueCherry which will result in better informed management decisions across the board.
About Creative Apparel Concepts
Creative Apparel Concepts, based in Minneapolis, MN, designs, manufactures, and markets apparel for men, women, and children. The company was founded in 2000 by three brothers, Scott, Jeff, and Ben Gray, who had more than 70 cumulative years’ experience working in the industry. For over a decade, Creative Apparel has secured their role in the market as a product development powerhouse. Creative Apparel Concepts’ newest line, Faux Real, is the perfect combination of quirky and funny artwork for consumers who want to stand out from the everyday fashion crowd. Faux Real photorealistic apparel is a novelty line that is sold to gift shops, boutiques, department stores, and catalogues around the world. Creative Apparel Concepts sleepwear line Munki Munki, can be seen in upscale department stores and boutiques around the world. They are also a significant supplier of licensed team sports apparel, with NBA and NCAA teams in their lineup.
For almost 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology and services. Headquartered in New York City, CGS employs more than 5,000 professionals across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology, business services and business process outsourcing solutions, including customer care, technical support and corporate learning and training. For more information please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cgsinc as well as Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/
A fully integrated enterprise solution with the power to manage the entire concept-to-consumer product lifecycle, BlueCherry enables Soft Goods companies to streamline processes, gain visibility, reduce costs, increase productivity, and enhance competitiveness. Comprehensive BlueCherry capabilities include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Shop Floor Control (SFC), Warehouse Management (WMS), E-Commerce, Salesforce Automation (SFA), Business Intelligence (BI), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and more.
Long considered the most functionally-complete ERP in the soft goods industry, the BlueCherry enterprise solution leverages the latest Microsoft® .NET, SQL Server® and Silverlight® technologies to deliver a superior user experience and the lowest total cost of ownership for CGS clients. Learn more at www.bluecherry.com.