France: Lectra, has unveiled its new, finely-tuned supply chain program. The program guarantees data integrity across digital exchanges to cut development time, boost productivity, improve product quality and fit, reduce time to market, and heighten consumer satisfaction. It ensures a robust and connected supply chain, essential for fashion players to operate efficiently in a high-speed fashion market, with new consumer demands and their need to feed online and in-store channels rapidly and regularly.
In addition, it provides in-depth analyses of current co-development processes, offers a customized action plan to reduce the cost of product development, share fashion industry best practices, eliminate non value-added activities and ultimately improve product quality and lead times. Current trends are moving the fashion industry towards full digitalization propelling the continual exchange of large volumes of digital data along the supply chain. Usually, contractors and their suppliers do not always use the same versions of software applications, or entirely different solutions. As a result, valuable information created up front is frequently compromised, only partially transferred which often generates costly errors and confusion in product development and production, resulting in lost time, efficiency and productivity.