Intradeco Apparel Upgrades Software System to Better Server its Customers

Miami, Florida, January 28, 2007 – Intradeco Apparel, a major supplier of textiles and apparel to retailers in the Americas with headquarters in Miami, has recently completed upgrading its ERP system environment to better serve its costumers worldwide.

In seven months Intradeco replaced its BA software with SAP sales and Distribution Modules as well as upgrading all EDI communication servers and implementing Gentran Integration Suite (GIS) for EDI processing. The project, completed in December, involved internal resources across sales and distribution operations as well as Kanbay Consultants.

This implementation will allow Intradeco to better service its customers by integrating multiple business processes, including: order-to-cash, financial accounting, materials management, inventory warehouse control, and product line profitability, resulting in a smooth, timely and accurate flow of information across the organization. In addition, it will enable the company to adapt quickly, easily and cost effectively to new businesses grow over time, as well as changing customer requirements and needs.

SAP is the worldwide market leader in CRM, ERP and supply chain software, according to a comprehensive new study by Gartner. SAP provides a broad range of enterprise software applications and business solutions to empower every aspect of a business.

This upgrade reinforces Intradecos commitment to technology innovation as well as complement and supports its fully vertical infrastructure.

Intradeco Apparel is part of the Siman Group, a wholly-owned family business founded in 1921, and is a major supplier of textiles and apparel to retailers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Other subsidiaries of Intradeco Apparel include Wright’s, Five Y’s and Selected Trading, also based in Miami. Its textile manufacturing plant is in El Salvador.