Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)


With Simparel PLM, turning concepts into reality is simple! Because Simparel PLM is an embedded component of Simparel Enterprise, you can adopt a design and produce purchase orders with a simple click of a mouse. Likewise, Simparel PLM fosters collaboration with trading partners and improves visibility and control over the design, development and sourcing processes.


Making Concepts Reality - The Simparel Difference

Simparel PLM is designed to address the industry-specific, multi-dimension functionality that global fashion companies require. It gives you the ability to respond with faster, more efficient and cost-effective operations and products.


Simparel PLM seamlessly integrates people, data, processes and business systems, providing the product information backbone fashion companies require in a fast-paced and competitive industry. Enabling collaboration between you and your vendors ensures that all parties are working on the same page throughout the design, development and sourcing processes. Simparel PLM enables you to manage all of your product development, quality and compliance data, images and processes in a single solution.


With Simparel PLM, all of your vendor sample and production orders, complete with their requirements, due dates and status, are visible to both you and your vendors in a list or calendar format to streamline communication and operations. Calendars are automatically updated in real-time to ensure that all parties are always up-to-date.


Simparel PLM customers are achieving benefits such as:

  • Cycle Time Reductions/Speed-To-Market
  • More Effective Cost Management
  • Improved Product Quality
  • Streamlined Sourcing Processes
  • Increased Sales & Profitability


Real-time calendar exception alerts provide you with the ability to efficiently manage the concept-to-consumer process. Users, managers and vendors are notified in real-time of problems that may affect development or delivery of your products, with the ability to drill down and resolve the problem with a click of a button.


Digital asset and document management integrates with Adobe® Illustrator® to provide access to all your images and important design, packaging, import and compliance documents. Managing your digital assets, product development, purchasing and sample approval, and tracking your workflow in one solution enables faster time-to-market, increased process visibility and collaboration, and more.


Simparel PLM Functionality Includes:

  • Merchandise & Line Planning
  • Storyboard & Line Sheets
  • Specifications & Bill of Material
  • Concept to Production Work Flow
  • Color and Material Development
  • Adobe® Illustrator® Integration
  • Digital Asset & Document Management
  • Sample Management & Tracking
  • Sample Cost & Inventory
  • Embedded Email Messaging
  • Time & Action Calendar/Alerts
  • Collaborative Event Tracking
  • Collaborative RFQ & Bids