MIAMI — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 29, 2013 — NGC Software today announced that contemporary fashion designer Nicole Miller has rolled out NGC’s fashion PLM and Global Sourcing/Supply Chain Management (SCM) software.
Headquartered in New York City, New York, Nicole Miller is one of the most innovative brands in high-end women’s apparel and accessories. With a longstanding tradition of high-quality clothing, Nicole Miller sought a new software solution to streamline its design and production processes, reduce turn-around time, maintain the brand's high quality standards, and ensure close collaboration between its design team and global supply chain. The selection of NGC’s fashion software has provided Nicole Miller with a strategic platform for achieving all these goals.
NGC's PLM/SCM solution fully integrates fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management into a single, collaborative platform that standardizes all processes for PLM, SCM and Global Sourcing. NGC's software enables Nicole Miller to optimize lead times, drive down costs, maximize profit opportunities, and respond quickly to fast-changing consumer preferences.
“We talked to a number of leading PLM providers, but NGC appeared as the best choice, based on their extensive knowledge of the fashion industry and the strength of NGC's combined PLM/SCM solution,” said Estelle Rose, CFO of Nicole Miller. “NGC provided expert advice at every step of the implementation process, and we're already seeing positive results with the software.”
“Nicole Miller is one of the most beloved names in contemporary women's fashion,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC. “Nicole Miller has a superior reputation for innovative, high-quality fashion designs, and we are proud to be working with their team to help streamline their operations.”
NGC Software is a leading provider of PLM, Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC was named to the 2012 RIS News Software Leaderboard with three top 10 rankings and has received top rankings by many leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Casual Male, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, 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). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
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