Dan Post Boots/McRae Industries, Inc. Selects CGS’s BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite to Power their Fundamental Business Processes

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CGS's BlueCherry Enterprise suite is selected to maximize efficiency, enhance accuracy of decision-making data and provide around-the-clock system support.

CGS, a leading global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services announces that after an extensive evaluation and due diligence process, Dan Post Boots selected CGS’s BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite to replace the company’s existing software to maximize efficiency, enhance the accuracy of decision-making data and gain around-the-clock system support. Dan Post Boots is a wholly owned subsidiary of McRae Industries, whose core businesses is manufacturing military boots for the United States government.

As Dan Post Boots operations began to extend beyond the traditional 9-to-5 business framework, the footwear company realized it needed a system with the capacity to scale up its functionality as it continued to grow. To achieve this goal, Dan Post Boots selected the best-in-class BlueCherry enterprise suite of solutions including: omnichannel merchandise planning (OCMP), product lifecycle management (PLM), collaborative supply chain (CSC), advanced warehouse management (AWS), business intelligence (BI), electronic data interchange (EDI) capabilities and Microsoft® Dynamics® AX Accounts Payable and General Ledger for fully-integrated corporate financials. The company also selected the BlueCherry Threadvine wholesale solution to enhance sales capabilities and accelerate the wholesale sales and buying process.

“BlueCherry gives us the tools to accelerate our growth without worrying that our business systems can’t keep up the pace,” says Gary McRae, Chief Executive Officer, McRae Industries, Inc. “BlueCherry will deliver real-time business visibility that will enable us to improve strategic decision making and become more agile. After an extensive selection and due diligence process, we decided to select CGS based on their ability to deliver a comprehensive solution that meets all of our long term technology needs across the entire group.”

“We are excited to partner with Dan Post Boots and McRae Industries as they continue to innovate and grow,” said Paul Magel, President of the Application Solutions Group at CGS. “We look forward to delivering a scalable integrated business solution that will allow them to streamline their entire operation and help meet and exceed their business challenges well into the future.”

About McRae Industries/Dan Post Boots
McRae Industries was founded in 1959 by Branson J. McRae. McRae Industries’ Footwear division has provided quality combat boots to the men and women serving in the U. S. Army for over 40 years.

In 1996 McRae Industries purchased American West Trading Company, a manufacturer and seller of a variety of western boots. During the 2002 to 2006 time period, the array of McRae Industries’ western boot products was significantly enhanced by the acquisition of several popular brand names – Dingo, Dan Post and Laredo. The company’s name was changed to the Dan Post Boot Company to more closely identify our products in the western boot market. Introduced in the mid-1960s, the Dan Post brand is synonymous with “Handcrafted Cushion Comfort.” Crafted with the finest exotic skins and premium leathers, Dan Post employs technologically advanced materials to ensure that your boots are comfortable from the first step.

About CGS
For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS employs more than 5,200 professionals across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @cgsinc and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ComputerGeneratedSolutionsInc.

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