Sunday 23rd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Real time visibility for Abercrombie & Fitch


Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has chosen Management Dynamics to provide real-time visibility into the status of orders, shipments and in-transit inventory.

The retailer has 30 trading partners and multiple international business units, and its logistics team needed a single, detailed level view of shipments and orders in-transit to track, manage exceptions, proactively pinpoint in-transit delays and respond to any potential logistics crisis.

The supply chain visibility system integrating with the retailer’s Oracle Retail Merchandising System, and allows merchants to monitor the delivery status of orders.

With accurate shipment information earlier in the supply chain, Abercrombie & Fitch is able to improve store-level inventory allocations to reduce cycle time and achieve higher levels of availability.

“We needed to create reliability in our global supply chain with the ability respond to actual and potential issues and tightly collaborate with our merchants, distribution centers and service providers,” said Lois Davis, vice president global trade & transport at Abercrombie & Fitch.

“We chose Management Dynamics for their supply chain experience, ability to ensure data quality and problem resolution focused approach. Their hosted solution saves valuable time and effort, provides meaningful cost reductions, optimizes our shipping options, and improves our customer service.”