LaCrosse Footwear

Jean Herring

Director, Demand and Supply

Jean Herring is Director, Demand and Supply for LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. Her career includes more than 13 years of experience in demand and inventory planning, S&OP process implementation and management. Prior to joining LaCrosse Footwear Jean held various planning positions within world-renowned consumer products companies such as Walt Disney Company, Columbia Sportswear and Henkel Corporation. Jean holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Mark Langston

Demand Planning Manager

Mark Langston is currently the Demand Planning Manager at LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. Before moving to LaCrosse Footwear, Mark used Logility for 5 years as an Inventory Control Manager and Corporate Demand Planner for Johnstone Supply, a national HVAC distributor. He also spent 16 years organizing local and international wilderness-based programs for the National Outdoor Leadership School. He holds a MBA in supply chain management/sustainability through Portland State University and APICS CSCP certification.

Connections Session:
Walking Together on a Planning Journey

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. is an American footwear company founded in 1897 in La Crosse, Wisconsin and now based in Portland, Oregon. The company manufactures boots and other footwear serving a vast consumer base; from those passionate about the great outdoors to industrial workers and military/service personnel around the world. With a complex business model that spans e-commerce, retail, wholesale and government channels, LaCrosse Footwear is looked at as many things to many people. To overhaul its entire forecasting process and better manage inventory quality, LaCrosse Footwear turned to Logility to build a cross-functional collaborative planning processes.

Learn how LaCrosse Footwear uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:

  • Forecast based on a two pyramid system
  • Improve cross department collaboration and data transfer
  • Enable more effective inventory management in support of their multi-modal business