Compression Wear Provider, Tommie Copper, Selects BlueCherry® to Help Manage Rapid Growth and Expansion
New York, NY – February 4, 2014 — CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that Tommie Copper has chosen the BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite and Microsoft Dynamics SL to help keep pace with the rapid growth of their company. They will also leverage CGS hosting services to manage their software solutions in the cloud.
BlueCherry ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), and 3PL-EDI (Warehouse) will provide Tommie Copper with enhanced supply chain operations, improved merchandise planning and visibility, and better efficiency throughout their entire operation. Additionally, Microsoft Dynamics SL will provide Tommie Copper with improved financial collaboration, reporting and analysis.
Founded in 2010 by Tom Kallish, Tommie Copper compression wear uses multi-directional support and proprietary fabric to provide supportive relief to users while being comfortable enough to be worn throughout the day. The products are designed to be worn by anyone seeking support and relief from daily aches and pains. Due to the rapid growth of the company they needed to replace their existing manual systems and chose CGS as their one stop, end-to-end solution provider.
“When we began the search for a vendor it was important that we found one that could be all-inclusive in their offerings by providing not only software solutions and services, but cloud hosting as well,” said Malcolm Robinson, CEO of Tommie Copper. “CGS’s ability to be that end-to-end solution provider, combined with their immense industry experience and comprehensive solutions made them a perfect fit. CGS also took the time to express how genuinely interested they were in developing a long-term partnership with us well into the future as we continue to expand and develop.”
With the implementation of BlueCherry, Tommie Copper will leverage a single, integrated system that will enable them to achieve best industry practices while supporting their continued expansion.
“We are excited to enter into this partnership with Tommie Copper as they continue their rapid growth throughout all of their sales channels,” said Paul Magel, President of the Application Solutions Group at CGS. “BlueCherry’s scalability will provide Tommie Copper with a level of assurance and comfort that will enable them to continue to develop while eliminating the worry about outgrowing their system. It will also allow for easy integration with additional systems they may choose to adopt down the road.”
About Tommie Copper
Tommie Copper is the leader and originator of copper-infused apparel. This is the next generation of performance clothing. Activated copper is at the core of every Tommie Copper garment. By a proprietary and exclusive method, copper is permanently infused into all performance yarns, releasing ions and providing anti-microbial protection and skin benefits. By combining this with other technologies like compression, it enhances muscle & joint performance, recovery and helps provide relief from aches and pains.
Tommie Copper was founded in 2011 as a natural solution to increasing muscle & joint performance, pain relief and recovery. In doing so, Tommie Copper created the category of copper-infused apparel; apparel that actually helps you feel better and live positively. Tommie Copper offers compression and active apparel that offer increased performance, recovery and pain relief during sports, work and everyday activities. Activated copper is at the core of every TC garment. By a proprietary process, it is permanently and densely infused into all performance yarns, releasing ions that provide anti-microbial protection, skin benefits and help you feel better. Tommie Copper has helped empower millions of people to live more fulfilling lives and achieve their goals.
For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology and services. Headquartered in New York City, CGS employs more than 5,000 professionals across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology, business services and business process outsourcing solutions, including customer care, technical support and corporate learning and training. For more information please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @cgsinc and Facebook.
A fully integrated enterprise solution with the power to manage the entire concept-to-consumer product lifecycle, BlueCherry enables soft goods companies to streamline processes, gain visibility, reduce costs, increase productivity, and enhance competitiveness. Comprehensive BlueCherry capabilities include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Shop Floor Control (SFC), Warehouse Management (WMS), E-Commerce, Salesforce Automation (SFA), Business Intelligence (BI), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and more.
Long considered the most functionally-complete software suite in the soft goods industry, the BlueCherry enterprise solution leverages the latest Microsoft® .NET and SQL Server® technologies to deliver a superior user experience and the lowest total cost of ownership for CGS clients. Learn more at www.bluecherry.com and on Twitter by following @bluecherryerp.