The CIRAS team was instrumental in the design and execution of the advanced TCO model. At Fox River Mills, we converted our vertical manufacturing model to a responsive digital to production model starting in 2018. Now that we have been fully executed on this model for more than 2 years, we are finding that retail buying teams appreciate tools to help decide on the most cost effective sourcing strategies. The model that was built by the CIRAS team allows for clear buying decisions to be made based on TCO. Now the buying teams can quickly see the true costs of buying cheaper goods with longer supply chains versus spending more up front to avoid lost sales and markdown expenses at retail.