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Vigorous competition and margin pressure define the reality of today's apparel manu\facturing industry. While style and fashion ends change with the seasons, industry leaders know that business fundamentals remain timeless. To maintain a competitive edge in today's apparel market, leading manufacturers, such as VF Corporation, are adopting a just-in-time production strategy. While the approach holds great potential for reducing inventory costs, it also presents risks. A failure of even a single vital link in the operation may compromise a manufacturer's ability to deliver an order on time and within budget.
The IT infrastructure is the lifeblood of the just-in-time environment, serving as a thread that connects each element of the operation--from marketing and order entry through manufacturing, delivery and invoicing. It must function around the clock, without interruption.
VF Corporation, the world's …