SOURCE: ecVision, Inc

ecVision, Inc

December 14, 2010 15:00 ET

ecVision Teams With Apparel Magazine to Present Supply Chain Collaboration Podcasts

Series Focuses on Supplier Management as a Competitive Trait for Retailers

ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - December 14, 2010) - As the economy rebounds and consumers are spending more, retailers and private label brands are looking to technology that will give them the tools to increase speed to market, maintain high margins through lower costs, and provide the scalability to grow with the market upturn. ecVision, a leading provider of supply chain solutions for private label brands and retailers, announced today the release of the next educational podcasts focusing on issues facing the apparel and footwear industry as the tide turns. 

"Reacting to Uncertainty During Production" is the third podcast currently available on Apparel magazine's web site. Each podcast is about 10 minutes in length, providing a brief overview of the issue and best practice approaches. A corresponding whitepaper provides an expanded perspective for each recording. The series topics encompass supplier risk mitigation, raw material management, collaborative processes, and technology trends that are intended to ensure maximum supply chain efficiency. This latest topic revolves around material commitments and utilization tracking as a means of ensuring factory production schedules will be met, keeping the rest of the supply chain unbroken.

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About ecVision
ecVision develops and deploys supply chain partner collaboration solutions for private label brands and retailers. These applications provide greater collaboration capabilities and ensure visibility into global supply networks. With these solutions, brands and suppliers can effectively communicate and collaborate across the total product lifecycle. The end results include minimized supplier risk, lower transportation costs and increased margins and speed to market.

Headquartered in New Jersey, ecVision has offices in Hong Kong and China, in addition to a partner network in 15 countries providing local support. The company's user base includes internal teams, suppliers, mills, factories, logistics providers, inspection agencies, and banks. ecVision has connected over 23,000 factories in 40+ countries for large and small companies, including Li & Fung, Phillips-Van Heusen, New Balance, Timberland, Coach, Abercrombie & Fitch and others. 

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