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Retail Stores (Trading Partners)

AIMS Technology Solutions, Inc.

AIMS® provides state-of-the-art software solutions for apparel manufacturers, wholesalers, and importers. Our comprehensive, fully-integrated system improves the way companies in the garment industry run, manage, and track their businesses. From sales, accounting and order processing through production, inventory management, and distribution, as well as integrated EDI and e-commerce, AIMS helps apparel companies streamline, automate, and accelerate their operations.

In addition, AIMS is also used by educational institutions including Cal Poly Pomona, California Design College, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Saddleback College, and Fashion Business Inc. where it has been integrated as a core part of their business curriculums for apparel.

Headquartered in the Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles, AIMS was founded in 1984. More than 2500 companies have relied on AIMS to increase productivity, reduce overhead costs, improve customer satisfaction, and maximize profitability.


AIMS® - Apparel Information Management System®
AIMS Technology Solutions, Inc.
California Market Center
110 E. 9th Street, Suite A1169
Los Angeles, CA 90079

Henry Cherner
Sales: (310) 556-2215
Fax: (213) 405-2415

EDI Direct - Innovative Systems

EDI Mapping Service EDI Direct® translates documents into and from a standard format that allows information to be readily exchanged. This "Transaction Mapping" allows us to translate each element of the original document into the standards and requirements of your trading partners. We work with you and your trading partners through setup, testing and live production to ensure that all needs and requirements are met

EDI Direct - Innovative Systems, LLC
23382 Mill Creek Dr., Suite 125
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Matt Sperr
Phone: 949-707-1560
Fax: 949-707-5208


Nouvolution provides N41 ERP solution designed for Apparel and Footwear companies to run sales, production, inventory, accounting, EDI & More...

N41, Complete Software Suite specifically designed for the Apparel & Footwear Industries.

From design to delivery, N41 is the practical choice for Your operational needs that include ERP, CRM, EDI and so much more!

  • Scalable to meet your company's demand
  • Easy-to-use & Dummy Proof
  • Reliable Technical Support
  • Suited to your business; Not the other way around.

Kyehan Kim
1458 South San Pedro St. #236 Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel:  213-738-1010 | Fax: 213-738-1011

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