- September 18, 2016
The Warehouse Elevates Own Brand Sourcing
Auckland/Hong Kong: September 19, 2016 – CBX Software, the leader in Total Sourcing Management announced today that The Warehouse Group, the largest retail group operating in New Zealand, has selected CBX Cloud to streamline its product development and global sourcing operational processes.
The Warehouse Group is made up of some of New Zealand’s most iconic retail brands, including flagship, The Warehouse brand, along with Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming and Torpedo7. Together, the Group brands provide New Zealanders with products and services that stretch from the basic to the premium.
The Warehouse Group is expanding its private-label merchandise assortments and growing its international direct sourcing operations. Such growth has highlighted challenges relating to today’s manual and spreadsheet based processes.
The CBX Total Sourcing Management platform will enable The Warehouse Group to streamline its product lifecycle from product ideation, sourcing, production, quality assurance. Domestic and international Warehouse Group teams will utilize CBX Cloud applications over the web to manage everything from technical specifications, samples, orders and deliveries. Furthermore, CBX Cloud, as a central information and workflow platform, offers a powerful Critical Path Management feature that provides the Group’s leadership with near real-time visibility across its supply chain, in turn empowering better decision making.
“We selected CBX based on an extensive review and we were impressed with the company’s previous successes in implementing retail sourcing and supply chain optimization solutions,” said Nick Tuck, Executive General Manager, Group Sourcing and Initiatives. “We are confident that by streamlining our global supply chain using CBX Cloud, we will see a number of benefits including better inventory and supply chain management and a reduction in time spent on manual spreadsheets”.
“When we first met with The Warehouse leadership, we were encouraged by the Group’s determination to optimize its sourcing operations.” said Michael Hung, CEO at CBX Software, “We are excited that The Warehouse group has selected CBX Software to help them to achieve their goals, and we look forward to our long term, strategic partnership moving forward.”
About The Warehouse Group:
The Warehouse Group Limited comprises 93 The Warehouse stores, 77 Noel Leeming stores, 68 Warehouse Stationery stores and 10 Torpedo7 stores in New Zealand and several online businesses. The company had a turnover of $2.8 billion in FY15 and employs over 12,000 people.