Arc’teryx parent company Salomon and Wilson becomes first customer to use Sourcemap’s new standardized product
New York, January 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Sourcemap, a global provider of supply chain transparency and traceability software, announced today that, Asian American Sports – parent company of top sportswear and equipment brands like Arc’teryx, Wilson, Salomon, and more – has signed up to track and trace key commodities like cotton and viscose (also known as rayon). Amer Sports will utilize Sourcemap’s full suite of supply chain transparency solutions to collect transaction certificates for certified materials and independently verify the entire chain of custody of the company and its subsidiaries, from raw materials to finished goods, in its supply chain spanning five continents.
two common ingredients For everyday and sportswear across the apparel industry, cotton and viscose fibers pass through many intermediate stops, from the forest or farm where they are sourced to retailer shelves. Thoroughly inspecting and controlling how and where these materials move between ginners, traders, fabric mills, sewers and other intermediaries is often a costly and technically difficult challenge. In the U.S., legislation like the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act forces importers to irrefutably prove how their cotton and viscose was sourced or risk legal and financial repercussions, but among the apparel companies surveyed Among them, less than 20% KPMG The report claims to have a comprehensive view of its supply chain.
As the parent company of such well-known consumer brands as Arc’teryx, Salomon, Peak Performance, Atomic, Wilson, Armada, ENVE Composites, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini and Sports Tracker, Amer offers everything from household hard goods like sports equipment to performance outdoor products Product Apparel. With such a complex supply chain, Amer relies on real-time commodity mapping to ensure material compliance.
“Customer satisfaction is one of our main priorities and we achieve this when we create full transparency throughout our supply chain and comply with local and international regulations,” said Pascal Covata, Vice President of Global Sourcing for Amer Sports. “Sourcemap has been an integral partner in enabling us to meet these customer needs and compliance expectations for end-to-end supply chain transparency.”
The supplier discovery process pioneered by Sourcemap connects direct and indirect suppliers, sites, channels and transactions for an up-to-date picture of entire global operations. On average, Sourcemap customers discover over 10,000 suppliers in the process; since signing up as a customer, Amer has implemented Sourcemap’s supplier discovery program for cotton, one of its basic commodities, identifying suppliers in its supply chain from farm to mill Then to the upstream suppliers of the factory.
Sourcemap leads the way in offering certified workflows, a customizable solution that ensures brand protection and credibility at every level of the supply chain. Sourcemap’s certification workflow is multi-brand, multi-certification and multi-commodity, thoroughly gathering an audit trail of evidence for future reporting, ensuring that every component of the value chain is verified. By leveraging Sourcemap’s certification workflow, Amer is able to manage its complex supply chain with end-to-end visibility across its entire value chain, an essential task in remaining compliant and competitive.
“We will continue to see forward-thinking brands like Amer, with complex supply chains reaching nearly every corner of the world, go beyond traditional mapping systems,” said Sourcemap CEO and founder. Leo Bonanni“As global companies continue to build resilient supply chains, traceability and transparency move ever closer to the center of successful business planning. Sourcemap is key to helping companies across all industries stay one step ahead.”
Sourcemap, a pioneer in supply chain transparency and traceability software, spins out from the early days and 2011 study. Since then, major traders, manufacturers and brands have adopted Sourcemap’s full suite of solutions to guarantee supply chains from raw materials to finished products, including continuous monitoring of production, quality, sustainability and risks such as deforestation and forcing labor.To learn more, please visit http://www.sourcemap.com.
About Amer Sports
Amer Sports is a sporting goods company whose brands include Arc’teryx, Salomon, Peak Performance, Atomic, Wilson, Armada, ENVE Composites, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini and Sports Tracker. Its technologically advanced sports equipment, footwear, apparel and accessories enhance performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. Asian American Sports Its broad sports and product portfolio and presence in all major markets balances the business.To learn more, please visit https://www.amersports.com.
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