PLM FOR FASHION: OUT OF THE BOX OR COMPLETELY CONFIGURABLE

In this era of mobility and remote collaboration, companies are required to move faster from concept to production, by managing complex product development efficiently and cost effectively. Visual PLM is an Out-Of-The-Box solution for Apparel, Footwear and Accessory companies, built for quick implementation and is configurable to accommodate unique products.

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PLM System for Fashion companies

Are You Ready for High Performance?

Eliminate the challenges of product development from tedious spreadsheets and manual processes. Visual PLM is a simple, powerful platform that will help streamline and automate the product lifecycle. Do away with re-keying data, document duplication errors, reduce costs and accelerate your speed to market while encouraging stellar collaboration within your organization.

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EVALUATED BY PLM EXPERTS

"For a supplier to undertake a WhichPLM Evaluation shows the utmost confidence and conviction in their solution offering."

-Mark Harrop, CEO, WhichPLM

THE FASHION PLM WITH FLAWLESS ADOBE INTEGRATION

Increase collaboration without needing your creative team to change their toolset. Visual PLM software features the best 2-way integration with Adobe products to ensure everyone is working together on the latest file.

The secure role and user based permissions provide complete control of your design files throughout the conception process. Advanced workflows automate team messaging and more.

Adobe Illustrator Fashion & Apparel Integration

PLM Features For The Ultra-Connected Business

Fully Omnichannel

PLM-connected to ERP & eCommerce for a seamless omnichannel experience.

Advanced Management

Centralized product and color management platform enabling global collaboration. Built-in quality control and testing features.

Stay Organized

Empower your team to create and collaborate quickly. Includes a fully featured, secure, Document and Asset Management and sharing system.

Anytime from Anywhere

Create, view and manage your
products from anywhere. Enhance
creativity and flexibility on the go.

Out-Of-The-Box Solution

Built specifically for the fashion industry. Benefit from out-of-the-box integrations with your favorite tools such as Adobe Illustrator.

Data-Driven PLM

Seamless business data analysis to enable better forecasting and product development planning.

GO BEYOND PLM.
REACH COMPLETE BUSINESS VISIBILITY.

Accelerate you product lifecycle with a concept-to-consumer PLM system integrated to 14 applications that will empower your team to work faster, make better business decisions and drive sustainable competitive advantage.

ERP Software Solution for Fashion Business

Visual ERP | Enterprise Resource Planning

Fully integrated and modular system that offers full visibility of your business: oversee order distribution, advanced accounting, optimized warehouse management and automated replenishmentSee More>

Sales Force Automation - SFA Apparel Business

VISUAL SFA | SALES FORCE AUTOMATION

Streamline the order entry and tracking process for your sales team and business customers. Connected to Visual PLM for real-time inventory visibility and order status updates. Mobile friendly and device agnostic. See More

Ecommerce Solution Fashion Footwear & Apparel Businesses

VISUAL ECOM| ECOMMERCE INTEGRATION

Publish your products to your online store directly from Visual ERP, while maintaining up-to-date available to sell and automated sales order generation. Integrate with a new or existing webstore, with all credit card gateways. See More

Visual VIS - VISUAL INTEGRATION SERVICES

Publish products to your webstore directly from Visual PLM. Send information from Visual PLM anywhere and avoid costly retyping mistakes. Schedule automated jobs on a recurring calendar. See More

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DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

Visual DAM takes online document and asset management to a whole new level by providing advanced asset search, organization, processing, and controls that enable your internal teams and supply chain partners to streamline process and collaborate like never before.

     INTEGRATED

Edit Designs in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and Re-upload Images into Visual PLM Seamlessly.

   CENTRALIZED

Manage, Organize & Share Digital Assets to Increase Collaboration, Teamwork & Productivity.

   CERTIFIED

Microsoft .NET® Framework, SQL Server®, Microsoft® Silverlight®5.0, Microsoft® Windows Azure™ Certified

Document Management Solution for Fashion Design

DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

Visual DOCM empowers team with the ability to create and collaborate quickly. Keep ownership of your files and eliminate the need for third party applications.

     ORGANIZED

Edit Designs in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and Re-upload Images into Visual PLM Seamlessly.

   SIMPLE

Manage, Organize & Share Digital Assets to Increase Collaboration, Teamwork & Productivity.

   SECURE

Microsoft .NET® Framework, SQL Server®, Microsoft® Silverlight®5.0, Microsoft® Windows Azure™ Certified

Document Management Solution for Fashion Design
Visual Next BI Apparel Solutions
Business Intelligence Solution Tailored to Fashion - Visual Next

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Trend Foresight

Visual BI consolidates information from every aspect of the business and transforms it into easy to understand and actionable business intelligence that enables companies to analyze performance and identify trends and opportunities like never before.

Connected to Visual PLM, Visual’s Business Intelligence integrates sales data into merchandising, design, product development, and sourcing decisions.

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MEC

“The Co-op can now streamline all product and material specifications, as everything about a style is now recorded in one place. Anyone of the organization who needs information can now access the portion they need within PLM. The solution is clearly working its magic...”

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Frequently Asked Questions About PLM Software Solutions

WHAT TYPICAL AREAS OF MY BUSINESS DOES PLM SUPPORT?
The best product lifecycle management systems encompass all parts of your apparel, footwear or fashion accessory business. This includes everything in your organization including:

  • Design
  • Production
  • Trend
  • Development
  • Sales
  • Disposal
  • Sourcing
HOW WILL WE RECUPERATE OUR INVESTMENT IN PLM?
Aside from the ability to see your whole apparel or fashion accessory business in one global system, you will see your costs reduced through:

  • Increased user productivity.
  • Reduced prototype costs.
  • Lower air freight costs.

By keeping all aspects of your manufacturing, shipping and sales on the same page you will also see cost savings though:

  • Reduction in development of lead times.
  • Less overseas travel costs.
  • Fewer production errors
  • Fewer cycle iterations
  • Speed to market
WHAT ROLE DOES A PLM SYSTEM PLAY IN ACHIEVING BUSINESS OUTCOMES?
The acronym defines its role, which is to manage a product from its first concept to its delivery to the end consumer. A PLM system forms the benchmark to ensure that industry best practices are followed from the outset.

Great PLM software provides data capture and knows what to do with it, helping your oversee, manage and optimize your business. Learn more about PLM from this article.

WHAT SOFTWARE DOES A PLM SYSTEM REPLACE?
A PLM system is not just a single solution, such as a financial software or a inventory management platform; it is a unifying solution across all teams and all departments. Depending on your business, it may replace a single application, many pieces of software or manual processes within your company.

Every business is different, yet all face the same challenges and these challenges can all be managed within the PLM software. The Visual PLM suite is also a powerful business process tool, tailored for the needs of the individual, department and business.

HOW IS VISUAL NEXT TAILORED TO APPAREL, FOOTWEAR AND FASHION ACCESSORY BUSINESS?
Visual PLM combines software, services and the best business processes into a complete solution for fashion, footwear and accessory manufacturers.

Our product lifecycle management system provides:

  • Management of the product from concept to consumer across numerous departments and locations.
  • Creativity tools for trend tracking, color management, apparel shapes, trims and fabric information.
  • Support for variances in fit by region, consumer profile and type.
  • Global product availability information.
  • Sales forecasting, estimating & material requirements.
  • Easy access to historical product information and performance.
HOW IS THE SOFTWARE BETTER THAN USING EXCEL SPREADSHEETS?
While Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool, Visual PLM helps to eliminate issues associated with manual spreadsheets.  By providing a central repository for your information, the PLM software can eliminate the re-keying of data and the possibility of errors.

The dynamic workflow and critical path, pro-active management tools help you control the flow of production and provide you with a market advantage. All business intelligence reports can be exported to all popular formats (such as .PDF and Excel) to be shared within your organization.

  • Easy access to historical product information and performance.
HOW IMPORTANT IS PLM WITHIN THE FASHION INDUSTRY?
Fashion is a $1.5 trillion dollar industry, employing millions of people making important contributions to the global economy. The business impacts the daily lives of billions of people around the world.

Fashion technology has emerged as the only way to meet the demands and expectations of the industry for:

  • A bricks and mortar or online retailer, an importer or manufacturer, a wholesale label or brand.
  • Management, finance, IT, operations, design, merchandise, buyer, garment and fabric technicians, logistics.
  • Apparel, footwear, accessories.
  • Luxury goods, fast fashion, sportswear, intimate apparel, corporate wear, consumer goods etc.
  • The demands are to remain competitive, have total business visibility and the ability to report accurately.

You can only manage when you can measure, you can only measure when you have a correct understanding of the facts.

Visual PLM - PLM Fashion Software Solution

STREAMLINE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT WITH A SYSTEM BUILT BY FASHION PROFESSIONALS, FOR FASHION PROFESSONALS.

Visual PLM empowers fashion professionals with a fully integrated system that connects with your favorite tools such as Adobe Illustrator, bringing you the fastest, most comprehensive and collaborative product development environment on the market.

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