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TradeStone Software Delivers Omni-costing Capabilities
TradeStone Software, a provider of merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering, and delivery of retail goods, has

auto estimate  engine. Dynamic Omni-Costing can auto calculate cost based on geography (including origin, freight-on-board point, and destination), BOM/components, suppliers, assortment mix, customers/brands, packaging, production period, delivery flow, etc. Cost components can include freight, duty at the finished goods and component levels, inspections, QA testing, brokerage, finance, administration, and other organizational fees. Benefits seen among TradeStone’s customer community include reductions in unallocated

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