Retail buyers and merchandisers are continuously tasked with sourcing new merchandise and comparing to existing products to ensure their product lines remain competitive. With multiple seasons and programs to support, it is challenging to identify new supply sources, review new products with existing suppliers, negotiate contracts and confirm timely supplier production runs.
Amber Road’s Vendor & Production Management solution takes all international sourcing factors into consideration for retail and brand-focused organizations. Through integration to line and merchandise planning, ERP and other external systems, the solution enables companies to:
Reduce raw material costs
Ensure timely finished goods production while decreasing financial liability
Proactively manage unexpected material and production delays
Increase supplier performance