Hong Kong / Geneva, Switzerland / New York, NY – January 18, 2016 – CBX Software, the leader in Total Sourcing Management for the retail industry, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, testing and verification company, today announced a new partnership to jointly deliver an integrated retail sourcing, quality, compliance and supply chain solution to the market.
Retailers and brands today face more demanding quality and compliance requirements than ever before. With compliance requirements changing regularly, meeting them has become an ever-increasing challenge for most companies. The management at CBX Software and SGS recognizes these challenges and has committed to join forces to tackle them. The partnership combines the strength of both industry leaders – CBX Software with its cloud based Retail software applications, and SGS, recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.
The new joint retail solution, a cloud based service offering, will provide retailers and brands with the solutions and services to increase collaboration and visibility to address regulatory and certification requirements and ensure their brands are protected. Moreover, retailers, suppliers and quality partners will have access to powerful information management and automation capabilities to ensure speedy process of bringing merchandise to market whilst meeting all quality and compliance requirements. Key features and benefits to retail clients include:
- One integrated platform for sourcing, quality and compliance management
- Workflow and critical path management
- Integrated and interlinked quality and safety services
- Industry-standard testing protocols and reporting
- On line access to service results and detailed reporting
“This integration opens new opportunities for clients to understand and benefit from our new joint solution,” said Michael Hung, CEO at CBX Software, “Both CBX Software and SGS are committed to meet rising demand among clients with our new, combined solution.”
“Protecting ones brand and reputation continues to become a more complicated and more expensive process for many of our customers,” said Robert Parrish, Vice President at SGS, “we are very pleased to enhance and integrate our services and partner with CBX Software, to deliver a truly leading solution for providing Retail Quality & Compliance Management in cost effective manner.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world. www.sgs.com
About CBX Software
CBX Software has simplified the business of global sourcing; transforming traditional methodologies into fast, friction free supply chains through our real-time cloud based Total Sourcing Management Platform (TSM). We help retailers, brands and manufacturers manage and empower the supply chain from plan to pay – one intelligent collaboration solution for an enterprise to plan, spec, source, assure quality, order, make, inspect, ship and pay. Over 20,000 users in more than 30 countries rely on CBX including: Target, Safeway, Kmart and others. For more information, visit www.cbxsoftware.com.