Kmart Australia Ltd. is one of Australia’s leading retailers offering consumers a range of low priced men’s, women’s and children’s goods as well as entertainment, automotive, home and garden and other everyday products. The retailer has over 180 stores in Australia and New Zealand and offices in five countries in four different time zones. Kmart also sells online and through a catalogue and sourcing efficiency is one of the key strengths of the company. With business expanding across the region, the company wanted to improve their purchasing and sourcing, especially direct sourcing efficiency.
CBX Software Simplifies Direct Sourcing and Merchandising for Kmart
Retail supermarket, soft and hard goods
Kmart Australia wanted to improve business efficiency, information exchange and data accuracy to boost their direct sourcing business and expand their operations across the region.
With partner IBM, CBX implemented a hosted solution using a SaaS model to deliver a complete sourcing, order, quote and PLM system over the Cloud.
The new solution reduced lead times by up to three weeks, simplified work processes and enabled accurate and real time data analysis and availability.