LYNDHURST, N.J. — October 6, 2011 — RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc. announces the release of an
extensive collection of functional enhancements for its popular FashionManager enterprise software
solution. Immediately available in both on-premise and cloud-based system platforms, the advanced
capabilities are designed to increase individual and overall business productivity while
streamlining the product development, sourcing, warehousing and distribution, customer service, and
other critical business processes. RLM is making the new features available without charge to
apparel, footwear, accessories, and other softgoods customers that run FashionManager.
According to Rick Lynn, RLM Vice President of Product Development, “We are pleased to deliver
these important new features and capabilities for our customers. We are confident that these
powerful tools will help them achieve faster, more cost-effective and competitive operations. The
close partnerships that we have established with our customers helps us keep FashionManager at the
leading-edge of technology.”
Key among the latest functional improvements to FashionManager are:
A new multi-sample fit evaluation tool enables product development teams to track the
complete history of sample fit specifications, submissions, changes, and vendor compliance. Access
to accurate, up-to-date fit information saves time and money in a traditionally time-consuming
sample approval process. Historic fit and point-of-measure (POM) data maintained in the system
streamlines development and approval of future products.
Import Cost Management
New costing capabilities in FashionManager allow companies to allocate freight and duty costs
according to the volume required for each carton within a container. The resulting actual shipment
costs interface with accounts payable (AP) financials to provide the most accurate import cost
Rollover Inventory Management
For styles that repeat from one season to the next, FashionManager automatically moves
inventory levels to the new season while maintaining the precise current season inventory to
fulfill open bookings. The system eliminates the need to change rollover style numbers and provides
seasonal visibility into rollover styles.
Oversold Order Management
Using FashionManager, sales and customer service teams can more effectively collaborate and
manage oversold styles and orders. A single-page view provides visibility into oversold styles down
to the size level and allows users to move bookings from one item (style/color/size) on an order to
another. Allocations are handled faster and more accurately with less manual communications.
Automatic HTML emails can also be generated to inform about oversold quantities.
Posted on October 10, 2011
Source: RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc.