VF Base CaseBy Edward Cone | Posted 2001-10-29 Email Print
Re-Thinking HR: What Every CIO Needs to Know About Tomorrow's Workforce REGISTER >
Apparel maker VF expected to have resource planning software in nearly all its units by now. Then reality intruded. There's only so much customization you can do.
VF Base Case
Headquarters: Greensboro, N.C.
Business: Apparel company with numerous brands, including Lee, Wrangler, Vanity Fair and JanSport
Financials in 2000: $5.7 billion in revenue, $452 million net income
Challenge: Implement a common ERP system across a geographically diverse company whose numerous divisions and brands have been built partly through acquisition