VF's strategy begins with a passion for their products and a deep understanding of their consumers. They call it the Art and Science of apparel. Their rigorous methodology combines data-driven insights, expert execution and some of the most creative minds in the industry. The result is new products that strengthen the bond between consumers and their brands. Fast and flexible, they are able to leverage their highly diversified global supply chain as they continuously expand their reach around the world. Today, VF is a $11 billion apparel and footwear powerhouse, with an incredibly diverse, international portfolio of brands and products that reach consumers wherever they choose to shop. With their expertise in both the art and science of apparel, they have built a sustainable base for continued long-term success.
We primarily use NGC supply chain processes and systems and we have about 1,800 vendors globally, those vendors and all the POs are all managed through the systems we have with NGC. We’ve worked very closely with the NGC team on a number of different innovations and thoughts with regards on how we see the NGC solution fitting with what we need to basically drive our business.
Challenge: VF Corporation required a strategic global sourcing and supply chain management system capable of handling multiple brands, supporting VF in the acquisition of other companies, and handling the company's continued worldwide growth.