Collaboration with retailers and suppliers is extremely complex in many industries, but especially in the fashion industry. Especially with a global supply chain, it is difficult for companies to keep track of and monitor the individual production steps of suppliers and their upstream suppliers. This is the only way to identify potential risks such as supply bottlenecks, quality issues or supply chain violations early on and take appropriate countermeasures. In this blog post, we use the example of the fashion industry to explain how you can manage all these unique challenges when working with your suppliers.
123BigBags, online specialist retailer for big bags in the European construction industry, has chosen REMIRA's Outperform Planning cloud solution to support and further optimize its planning. Already today, Outperform is reducing the costing effort at 123BigBags from two days to two hours per week.
REMIRA continues to grow internationally and acquires the Kyklos Group from Italy: With the acquisition and integration of the company specializing in SCM software for the fashion and luxury goods industry, REMIRA is further expanding its product range and market. The provider of supply chain solutions for manufactures, retail and logistics is thus increasing its presence in the strategically important growth market of Italy.
The Corona pandemic or the accident of the container ship "Ever Given" have shown how vulnerable the supply chain of many companies is. In particular, when demand for certain items increases rapidly or there are delivery and production bottlenecks, the necessary flexibility and responsiveness is often missing.
The communication of all relevant information between companies and their suppliers is of central importance for successful supply chain management. But what does the exchange of supply information look like today? REMIRA asked this question about 150 purchasers from small and medium-sized companies as well as from large industrial and trading groups during the Conference Days of the HUSS publishing house.
An EDI connection brings numerous advantages in the daily exchange with partners and suppliers. However, for many small and medium-sized companies, setting up an EDI infrastructure involves too much effort. In our blog post, you will learn about the advantages and basics of the classic EDI connection as well as modern alternatives. This allows you to integrate both suppliers with and without EDI infrastructure. Learn how these solutions work and which additional advantages they enable you to achieve compared to the full EDI connection.
REMIRA sticks to its strategic expansion course: One week after the purchase of Nicando Software GmbH, the company also acquires the Dutch supply chain specialist Outperform. With the acquisition and integration of the cloud-based solution for sales & operations planning, REMIRA is strengthening its position on the international market. At the same time, the provider of supply chain solutions for production, trade and logistics is thus expanding its presence in North America.
In recent years, LogiMAT has become the most important intralogistics trade fair in the REMIRA Group calendar. In 2020, the leading trade fair will not take place due to the ever-increasing coronavirus. The companies of REMIRA Group regret the cancellation of LogiMAT. For REMIRA, Stat Control, LOG:IT and TIA A3 Forecast, however, the health of all trade fair visitors and employees is paramount.
Although digitalization is currently regarded as a must-have of logistics, the reality of inventory management is different: Instead of modern digital technologies, many buyers still rely on spreadsheet software such as Excel & Co. Above all, the digital transformation of procurement offers companies the opportunity to optimize their added value and generate growth. At LogiMAT, REMIRA will be showning strategies for Purchasing 4.0 and how LOGOMATE can be used to put it into practice.