The critical importance of design and product development 

Unprecedented volatility, more styles and options with smaller order quantities and a move to on-demand fashionare driving greater complexity, speed to market and margin pressure in the fashion supply chain. As brands and their supply chain partners respond to these challenges, fast, efficient and sustainable design development, with seamless buyer and supply chain collaboration, is critical to increasing speed to market, reducing costs and improving margins. 

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Increase speed

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Reduce costs

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Improve margins

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Why change?

Sustainable design and product development collaboration

The largely manual and disconnected systems used to manage the complex processes associated with the design and development of new styles are unsustainable. Brands need to optimise and automate key processes from design, material and product development (including tech packs) to sampling, costing, supplier capacity management, order allocation and purchase order tracking. Providing a single source of the truth across the business and with supply chain partners is critical to increasing the speed, efficiency and sustainability of new style development and production.

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Optimise and automate

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Single source of truth


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Typical business benefits

Automating and optimising the end to end design and development process drives significant, measurable and sustainable improvements in operational and financial performance. Typical business benefits include: 

2 − 8  weeks

Increase speed to market

1 − 10 %

Reduction in costs

5 − 10 %

Improvement in productivity

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Product Lifecycle Management solution

Fast, efficient, sustainable product development

VisionPLM is an intuitive, flexible and scalable, browser-based PLM and sourcing solution. From design to delivery, VisionPLM goes beyond conventional Product Lifecycle Management systems, offering core PLM and best-in-class sourcing functionality. Extended modules include vendor capacity management, order allocation and Purchase Order (PO) status updates, all of which support a new level of supply chain collaboration, speed and efficiency.  

A modular solution, suitable for businesses of all sizes and configured to reflect industry best practices is fast to implement, intuitive to use and proven to deliver significant and measurable improvements in speed to market, cost and productivity.  

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Coats Digital - Digital Transformation of the fashion supply chain

Design and Develop with VisionPLM

Improve visibility, coordination and control with VisionPLM to increase speed and agility of design & development through enhanced collaboration

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Delivering real results

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Grupo Textil Providencia implements VisionPLM and FastReactPlan

Mexican based, vertically integrated textile business, Grupo Textil Providencia is set to increase the speed and efficiency of their end-to-end processes and to support their continued growth with Coats Digital solutions.


Radley partners with Coats Digital to improve visibility, coordination, and control

Radley is implementing VisionPLM to improve efficiency & speed of key product development & sourcing processes, to support further growth.