Proven Leadership In Retail and Wholesale Planning
Claudia is a Principal of Columbus Consulting with over 25 years of experience in retail and wholesale planning best practices and solution design. She is highly skilled at defining processes and designing solutions that deliver accuracy and efficiency. Her domain expertise covers merchandise planning, store planning, assortment planning, inventory management, and reporting.
Documented complete Business Process Re-Design for Merchandising and Planning in conjunction with 7thonline Planning implementation.
Redesigned Pre-Season planning process for dd’s division of Ross Stores. Led a Hierarchy analysis project to determine re-classifications at Ross Stores. Conducted a planning diagnostic to determine areas of process improvement.
Implemented Arthur Location and Flow Planning for dd’s division of Ross Stores. Responsible for Business Process Design, Functional Application Design, and User Acceptance Test Planning and execution.
Functional Design of a multi-country, multi-channel Merchandise and Location Planning application for an international apparel retailer.