VF Corporation Gains Nearly 100% Inventory Accuracy Outfitted with Manhattan Solutions
A multi-billion dollar apparel and footwear powerhouse, VF Corporation distributes its diverse portfolio of brands in 150 countries through 30 distribution centres (DCs), 1,400 suppliers, 47,000 retailers and 786 stores. The company was seeking a solution to manage shipping and storage capabilities, and provide a common platform across its various DCs and brands.
VF Corporation was seeking a new solution to manage the systems, shipping and storage capabilities in its DCs that would meet the diverse needs of its numerous acquisitions.
By using a common fulfilment strategy and implementing complimentary process changes, Vans’ service levels for retail and wholesale improved by more than 50% while increasing inventory accuracy to nearly 100%.
Improved overall visibility, reduced outside storage costs and inventory levels, improved DC efficiencies and transportation utilisation, reduced mileage and labour costs.