Case Study

Retail IT – Merchandizing to Ecommerce

TECHNOLOGY / Applications

Merchandising systems, Assortment Planning, JDA Allocation, Size optimization, Island Pacific, AS400/ RPG Applications, High Jump, Manhattan PKMS, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Warehouse/ 3PL Integrations.

Client Details

Client is a major brand in the Apparel Industry and a pioneer in technological advancement, offering world-class e-commerce platforms and retail storefronts.

Project Details Or Problem Statement

Onboarding new brand and migration of the IT systems:

Client has acquired a new apparel brand and is required to integrate the newly acquired brand to the existing IT landscape. The scope of the project includes migrating the distribution centers (DC) and moving all related DC system interfaces (From Manhattan PKMS to High Jump).

Technology or Business Solution provided by United Techno

United Techno has a strong expertise in Retail IT with technology and business expertise across the retailer. Our team of resources worked with the client team in customizing the AS400/RPG based merchandising system and integrate all interfaces with High Jump Warehouse management system.

We have supported all these below systems for the retailer

  • Assortment Planning (custom solution in Microsoft Tech)
  • Allocation
  • 3PL Warehouse/Distribution
  • Merchandising system
  • Retail Analytics
  • Data warehousing and BI

Project we successfully executed for this retailer

  • SAS Allocation Integration with Island Pacific Merchandising Solution
  • SAS Order Optimization
  • Enterprise Selling
  • Replenishment Customization
  • Island Pacific Merchandising Solution Technical Upgrade
  • New WOS Modeling & Replenishment
  • Built Customized Assortment Planning tool
  • Migrate all WMS interfaces from PKMS to Highjump
  • Maintain manage custom build wholesale systems in AS400
  • Build EDI interfaces in different platforms – DELL BOOMI, CLEO, EXTOL

What is the value addition or benefit realized by client

United Techno has helped implement many value added projects bringing solutions quickly to the business. Retail is changing at blazing speed as consumers take center stage. Ongoing trends of Mobile, Social Media are driving massive amounts of granular data about customers and products causing Retailers to address Big Data and increasing opportunities in the Cloud. We have also helped the client implement digital transformation projects to keep the pace with the requirements of the digital customer.