Madison88 selects VisionPLM for clarity and management

Posted: 5th March 2019

Schedule planning on computer using pen mouse

The New York based company Madison88 Ltd, have selected Fast React Systems (now named Coats Digital) as their sourcing solutions provider by implementing VisionPLM.

As a leading supplier of private label accessories, the company are experiencing huge growth which is to continue over the next few years. Madison88 design and develop their own products, have direct manufacturing capabilities in China and strategic partnerships in Italy and throughout.

With over 50 years’ experience in the industry, providing to approximately 40 customers including well known department stores, speciality chains and designer brands, Madison88 sought Fast React (now Coats Digitial) to deliver a solution that could not only manage the rapid growth of the company but give clarity from design through to delivery.

''We believe Fast React (now named Coats Digital) is the most knowledgeable in understanding our industry, business model and our problems.''

Chris Cantasano, COO, Madison88

VisionPLM will enable Madison88 to visually plan, track and manage their critical path activity, highlighting any unwanted issues before they arise. VisionPLM will also allow the design and development team to help develop and plan new product ranges and costings. The solution will include Range Planning, Critical Path Management, Purchase Order Tracking, Product Costings, Supplier Collaboration and Materials Management.

Chris Cantasano, COO at Madison88 comments: “We chose Fast React (now Coats Digital) after numerous conversations with their competitors. We believe Fast React (now named Coats Digital) is the most knowledgeable in understanding our industry, business model and our problems. They offered what we feel should be the best solution for Madison88.

“The process so far has been very professional and we believe that based on this performance it will undoubtedly continue. Using the VisionPLM software, we will see many of our supply management problems reduce. By visibly seeing these issues we will be able to reschedule in advance, eliminating air freight charges and late deliveries.” said Mr Cantasano.

Former Fast React Managing Director, Andrew Brown said: “This is an exciting project for us. We understand that companies like Madison88 often experience rapid growth and the VisionPLM solution has been developed as a single point of reference in the business to help improve coordination allowing the business both to manage growth and increase performance at the same time.”

"Using VisionPLM software, we will see many of our supply management problems reduce. By visibly seeing these issues we will be able to reschedule in advance, eliminating air freight charges and late deliveries."

Chris Cantasano, COO at Madison88