Gymshark, a fitness apparel and accessories brand, manufacturer and online retailer based in the United Kingdom, selects Visionng PLM suite by Fast React. Fast React provides software solutions for the fashion, apparel, footwear, and the textile industry, that range from specialist planning and tracking solutions to wider business applications.
In order to provide firm foundations for continued growth in the key areas of product development and sourcing, the Gymshark team started the search for a PLM partner that could provide the tools and industry best practice expertise. Areas of particular focus included the end-to-end management of critical path from design to delivery, with clear coordinated priorities and early warning of potential problems, and practical tools to support closer collaboration with suppliers, supporting right first time and on time delivery from samples to finished product.
Ben Francis, chief brand officer at Gymshark said, “I am absolutely fascinated by what we can achieve by combining a strong, robust business backend with great people, systems and processes that free up the creative team to focus on the tomorrow, allowing us to keep growing at the insane rate that we are and become one of the biggest brands in the world. The Gymshark team are confident that Fast React’s Visionng PLM and their industry best practice expertise can help us achieve these goals.”
Fast React’s Visionng PLM is a modular solution which can tailored to meet the specific and evolving needs of a businesses of all sizes, and is available on a Software as a Subscription (SaaS) basis, removing the need for additional IT hardware, infrastructure and expertise, allowing the solution to be scaled as a business grows. Gymshark’s Visionng PLM solution will include range planning, Ai integration, product manager, costings, material management and BOM, tech packs, sample management, purchase order management, supplier collaboration, and much more.
Elliot Hurst, business development manager at Fast React Systems said, “We look forward to working with the Gymshark team and are confident that the strength of our ‘functional footprint’, from design inception to delivery, together with the industry experience and expertise of our implementation consultants, will ensure a successful project with industry best practices and tools at the core of the business, supporting continued growth and freeing up more creative time.”