Red Wing Shoes partners with SPS Commerce to meet consumer expectations

by | Jan 27, 2017 | TeamSPS

Founded with just one store in Red Wing, Minnesota, in 1905, Red Wing Shoes has expanded today to include 500 retail stores. Its products are also found on the shelves of other leading retailers including Mills Fleet Farm, Bass Pro Shops and REI.

Committed to innovation, quality and customer service, the leadership of Red Wing Shoes recognized the retail landscape was changing. After a thorough review and comparison process, the company chose the retail network and supply chain solutions from SPS Commerce to make sure consumer expectations could be met, now and into the future.

“We really wanted a fulfillment partner that could grow and scale with our business. SPS Commerce understood our business needs and what we wanted to do. They were the right company to take our supply chain solutions up a notch,” said Marc Kermisch, CIO of Red Wing Shoes.

Red Wing Shoes selected the Fulfillment (EDI) solution from SPS Commerce to manage the transfer of purchase orders, invoices and other important documents with its major retailers. The SPS Commerce Analytics solution helps the company to make data-backed decisions about products, assortment and inventory. The advanced analytics provide Red Wing Shoes with insight on how individual products are performing, right down to the specific stores or regions, to ensure that the right inventory is in the right place at the right time.

“There are so many factors involved in what sells by store based on things like region and weather so having this type of granular, real-time data, helps us quickly make changes, which helps us to sell smarter,” said Kermisch.

Download the Red Wing Shoes case study to read more about how the company and SPS Commerce work together for nimble inventory, rapid fulfillment and increased customer satisfaction. If you’d like to learn what solutions might help your business, take a look at SPS Commerce solutions and contact an SPS Representative today.

SPS Commerce Blog Team


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