Strategic Partners, Leading Designer of Medical and School Uniforms, Implements NGC’s Fashion PLM Software to Drive Business Growth
MIAMI—Jan. 24, 2017—NGC Software today announced that Strategic Partners, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality uniforms, footwear and accessories, has implemented NGC’s Fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management software, including NGC solutions such as Testing and Compliance and Advanced Quality Module.
Strategic Partners designs, sources, markets and distributes high-quality uniforms, footwear and accessories to various types of omnichannel retailers, with its products available in over 50 countries, as well as online. Strategic Partners is the leading provider of medical scrubs sold through retail to healthcare personnel, with several of the industry’s most recognized brands, and is a leading licensing partner for uniforms. The company’s brands are consistently recognized as market leaders in quality, comfort and innovation.
Strategic Partners selected NGC’s software as a platform for business growth and to help manage its rapidly expanding family of brands. NGC’s apparel software solutions have given Strategic Partners a new level of transparency throughout all departments, with benefits that include cost reduction, shorter timelines, improved delivery and vast improvements in both internal and external communications.
“Strategic Partners has earned a reputation as a market leader, and NGC’s solutions are helping them further widen their lead in customer service, innovative designs and product quality,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC Software. “We look forward to working with Strategic Partners and continuing to build on our relationship.”
About Strategic Partners, Inc.
Established in 1995, Strategic Partners, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes high-quality, fashion-inspired medical uniforms under the Cherokee, Dickies, HeartSoul, Code Happy, Sapphire Scrubs, Careisma and Disney brands, as well as Dickies Chef apparel and Classroom school uniforms. The company also manufactures and/or distributes footwear and medical accessories.
Strategic Partners serves a diverse base of retailers across multiple channels and has dealers in more than 50 countries. The company is headquartered in Chatsworth, California and manages operations through a centralized distribution center in Dallas, Texas. The combination of its geographic footprint and expansive item profile enables Strategic Partners to quickly and efficiently meet the needs of its customers. For more information, visit www.strategicpartners.net.
NGC Software is a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), apparel ERP and shop floor control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help optimize lead times, increase profitability, reduce costs, improve product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC was recognized as a leader in 34 categories in the 2015 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts and other media.
NGC customers include Billabong, Canada Goose, Carter’s, Destination XL, Foot Locker, Nicole Miller, Rocky Brands, Spanx, Sport Obermeyer, VF Corporation, Williamson-Dickie and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
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