(PRWEB) September 28, 2004
Houston, Texas Â September 28th, 2004 Â Burlington Coat Factory and Compliance Networks announced today they will jointly present a featured case study on the value of vendor compliance at the upcoming Council of Logistics Management Conference in Philadelphia on October 5-7th.
The presentation will center on the value Burlington Coat Factory has generated through a best in class vendor compliance process.
Prior to implementing their program, Burlington Coat Factory experienced key issues such as improper merchandise packing, misprinted packing slips, improper style, size, color, and late shipments. ÂThe problems we were experiencing prior to our process improvement were immense, both logistically and financiallyÂ says Al Soltanian, Project Manager for Burlington Coat Factory. ÂOur process improvement has substantially optimized the flow of merchandise through our distribution operations and provided us with unprecedented levels of collaboration between our vendors, merchants and distribution personnel. We are excited about sharing our results with our colleagues at this years CLM conference.Â Burlington Coat Factory will have a good story to tell at CLM this year says Kevin Harris, Compliance NetworksÂ Project Manager for Burlington Coat Factory, "Burlington Coat Factory has long been recognized as a progressive retailer that uses innovative technology to optimize execution of their merchandising plan and to improve store sales. The successful application of the Compliance Management Solution at BCF is another example of their ongoing performance improvement philosophy."
The 2004 CLM Annual conference will be held at Philadelphia Convention Center October 5th Â 7th. For more information on the conference, please visit http://www.clm1.org.
About Burlington Coat Factory
Burlington Coat Factory is a national retailer offering clothing, footwear, and accessories for the entire family. The company, founded and incorporated in 1972, owns and operates over 340 stores, including subsidiaries, nationwide. The company has been publicly traded since 1983, and is presently traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "BCF." Burlington Coat Factory can be found online at http://www.coat.com.
About Compliance Networks
Since 1999, Compliance Networks has offered solutions enabling retail enterprises to make informed supply chain decisions. Compliance NetworksÂ helps retailers optimize flow within their supply chain operations, resulting increased shareholder value. Compliance NetworksÂ suite enables greater supply chain efficiencies through a suite of retail centric solutions which automate key processes related to vendor compliance, collaboration, scorecard(ing), chargeback management, certification, supply chain alerts and a distribution management system designed specifically for the needs of the retail enterprise. For more information please visit our website a http://www.compliancenetworks.com.
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