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ecVision Announces Mobile Application Functionality for International Supply Chains

Mobile Apps for Supplier Collaboration Platform Improve Flexibility

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/13 -- ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today that it will demonstrate the mobile application capabilities for retailers at the National Retail Federation Big Show in January 2013.

"Mobile accessibility within the supply chain improves flexibility and collaboration because it increases the speed of communication between internal, cross-functional teams and international supplier/partner networks common in the retail space," says Thomas Ng, CEO for ecVision. The use of mobile platforms also better aligns with the lifestyle of the user; busy professionals are comfortable using mobile devices and working un-tethered more effectively manages their time.

ecVision Suite® is a set of supply chain collaboration best practices delivered in a cloud-based platform that optimizes product lifecycle and supply chain processes. Through multi-enterprise integration, visibility and collaboration tools used by retailers, brands and the multiple tiers of global trading parties, organizations can:

  • lower design/production costs
  • improve profitability and productivity
  • mitigate risk against failures, costly fines and blocked sales

To better support ecVision users with mobile forms and offline capabilities, some of the Best Practice applications in ecVision Suite® are available for use on the iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and Android mobile devices. Today, these apps are available. In the near future, the entire product suite will be enabled for Safari and Google Chrome browsers. Currently ecVision's mobile Apps are available for:

Image Capture and Sharing - By utilizing the built-in camera native to these mobile devices, users can capture images of materials or product samples.
Mobile Product Inspection App - This App provides leading-edge offline, mobile capabilities for material and finished goods inspections to be conducted anywhere.
Mobile Factory Audit App - Like the Product Inspection App, Factory Audits can be conducted using the offline functionality in this App and synchronized with the Factory Compliance Best Practice in ecVision Suite.
Mobile Reporting and Analytics - With this App, users can view critical milestone information, exception reports and key performance indicators unique to the ecVision Suite.

Visit ecVision at the NRF Big Show at booth #1375 on January 14-15 for a presentation called "Mobile Applications for Supply Chain Collaboration" showing the latest iPad technology. Email at [email protected] for more information.

About ecVision
ecVision streamlines supply chain processes from design to delivery in a cloud based collaboration platform called ecVision Suite®. Its customers, who are leaders in the apparel and footwear industry, utilize the platform's best practice applications to streamline their workflow, increase visibility and integrate external systems to consolidate data. Through real time collaboration, the retailer's internal teams, suppliers and service providers can improve the accuracy, pace and flexibility of doing business globally. Today over 22,000 brands, retailers and suppliers use ecVision to shorten product lifecycles, lower product cost, improve sourcing and logistics efficiency and minimize supply chain risk. Visit www.ecvision.com to learn more.

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