Carters Chooses Pelyco's webPUBLISH™ as their Supply Chain Visibility Solution

webPUBLISH Provides Carter's with Planning Visibility, Management and Control

Ottawa, Ont. and Silicon Valley, CA; (February 5, 2005) - Pelyco Systems, a global provider of web-based supply chain and logistics visibility solutions, today announced Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, has selected Pelyco Systems' webPUBLISH visibility solution to manage and report on their supply chain planning.

In addition to producing babies' and children's sleepwear, Carter's (which operates through its The William Carter Company unit) is a leading US maker of apparel for fashionable youngsters. Its primary products include newborn layette clothing, sleepwear, and playwear. Carter's markets its items under names Carter's, Child of Mine, OshKosh B'Gosh, and Just One Year through department and specialty stores and 370-plus company outlets nationwide.

Carter's wanted to enhance their supply chain responsiveness through accurate planning. To do this, they needed visibility into their supply chain, particularly into the planning process. They chose Pelyco's webPUBLISH to provide the key visibility reporting that enabled them to make quick decisions and easily manage changes. webPUBLISH enhanced the planning capabilities of their Factory Planner module from i2 and provided real time information on their daily performance measuring. The implementation was easy and user acceptance was immediate, and webPUBLISH is an integral part of their daily planning process.

“Reports and analyses are only as good as the data they contain,” said Colin Finn, vice president at Pelyco. “webPUBLISH has built such enormous momentum because it gives enterprises ultimate control over all facets of data. Organizations today are motivated to provide greater visibility across their entire supply chain and webPUBLISH with SmartSpreadSheet(TM) has become a key part of this kind of real-time enterprise."

Pelyco is the only company to offer supply chain and logistics visibility solutions that transform existing extensive data assets into high value comprehensible information. webPUBLISH and SmartSpreadSheet™ remove the complexity of large scale planning systems, and provide companies with the advanced information visibility applications, to leverage their existing data assets.

About Pelyco Systems

Pelyco Systems delivers innovative supply chain and logistics visibility solutions. Established in 1993, Pelyco focuses on exceeding all customer expectations when delivering advanced supply chain visibility products and services. Pelyco develops and supports leading edge, web-based business solutions for manufacturers and their supply chains. The Pelyco Systems solutions and services transform the supply chain to provide companies with significant business value and competitive advantage. Pelyco is a privately held company headquartered in Foster City, California. For more information on the company and its products and services, visit Pelyco on the web at

About Carter's

Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The company markets the Carter's and OshKosh B'Gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in more than 4,000 department and national chain stores and through more than 376 company-operated stores. The OshKosh B'Gosh brand is also sold in more than 30 countries worldwide. Carter's Child of Mine and Just One Year brands are available at Wal-Mart and Target, respectively. OshKosh B'Gosh's Genuine Kid's brand is sold at Target. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at
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