Wholesale Fashion Solutions

With Apparel21 you can become an efficient wholesaler with better planning, tighter cost control and increased product margins.  Already the force behind millions of products that are despatched across the globe every year, Apparel21 is the leader in wholesale apparel software.

Wholesale offers you the ability to plan, track and report on every facet of your supply chain to drive sales, reduce costs and deliver your products more efficiently. With a completely integrated solution at your finger tips, you can optimise the performance of your existing resources and positively impact your bottom line.

  • Maximise your product distribution
  • Optimise sales opportunities to trading partners
  • Reduce inventory and warehousing costs
  • Improve customer service
  • Lower freight costs
  • Automate processes to reduce labour costs
  • Minimise stock variances
  • Reduce human error
  • Shorten time to despatch
  • Minimise customer penalties

Integrated Wholesale Solution

Within Wholesale Solution you will gain access to:
  • Wholesale Management Back Office
  • Wholesale Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Wholesale Sales Automation
  • Apparel21 SalesNet for online wholesale ordering
  • Wholesale Reporting and Analysis

Wholesale Back Office

Wholesale Back Office provides a complete and powerful ERP solution for fashion businesses.  Key components to support your wholesale business include:
  • Customer and supplier management
  • Ordering and invoicing
  • Product entry
  • Basic stock and purchase planning
  • Pricing and costing
  • Comprehensive financials
  • Inventory management
  • Reporting and analysis tools

Wholesale Planning

Wholesale Planning integrates with the Apparel21 Back Office ERP solution to provide you with powerful capabilities and real-time data access.  The Wholesale Planning module includes:
  • Range Planning
  • Sales Planning
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
Wholesale Planning empowers you to:
  • Plan for wholesale and retail channels
  • Plan by product category and/or units by style/colour/size
  • Perform real-time updates for easy analysis and re-planning
  • Customise screens and columns for fast processing and ease of use
  • Manage roll-over periods with a single rolling calendar

Wholesale Supply Chain Management

Apparel21 provides fashion distribution businesses with reliable supply chain management capabilities including:
  • Purchasing
  • Shipments
  • Production
  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Costing
  • Stock Management and Allocations
  • Warehouse Management
  • Distribution
Within the Wholesale Supply Chain Management solution you will be able to:
  • Link  sales and production orders for visibility of date issues and  stock pre-allocation
  • Automate the generation of production orders based on sales quantities
  • Perform just-in-time ordering for stock service businesses based on forecast sales
  • Conduct detailed and accurate costings including import charges for accurate margin estimates

Sales Process Automation

Wholesale includes the option to automate your sales process for optimal sales with minimal effort.
  • Fully-integrated EDI functionality with flexible document definition for importing orders directly from customers
  • Web-browser based ordering function for remote agents, reps or customers, with real-time stock information
  • E-mail based ordering function for agents or reps to enter orders without the need for a live internet connection
  • Automated report scheduling function for sending reports (e.g. free stock reports) to agents or reps without user intervention
  • Real time PDA-based stock enquiry and CRM modules for agents or reps using PDA phones
Sales Process Automation is fully certified to support major retailers across Australia,

SalesNet for Online Wholesale Ordering

Apparel21 SalesNet is a flexible and cost effective way of extending your wholesale sales channel. Providing your customers with accurate, real-time and personalised information about pricing and stock availability will offer a rich ordering experience while dramatically reducing your order management costs. With the simple addition of SalesNet, you can seamlessly integrate your customer orders into your daily processes including accounts and despatch. SalesNet for online wholesale ordering includes:
  • Access to Apparel21 software business rules such as managing products,

Reporting and Sales Analysis

Wholesale provides apparel distribution businesses with real-time data for analysis and reporting.  Facilitating advanced sales forecasting and planning for improved profits, Wholesale includes:
  • Fully-customisable category structure across all reports (season, brand, product type, territory, customer type)
  • Flexible Sales Analysis report writer with user-defined fields and layout
  • Option to select the level of detail to report (stock keeping unit, style, season)
  • Real-time integration with drill down to the financials module
  • Automatic sales commission calculations and reporting