Quintiq and Involvation partner to offer enhanced S&OP capabilities

September 06, 2010 | 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Quintiq, a leading global provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solutions, and Involvation, a leading Supply Chain Management consulting firm, today announced a partnership agreement covering joint Supply Chain Management Improvement initiatives. Specific focus will be given to Sales & Operations Planning, supported by Quintiq's integrated S&OP software. The cooperation between the two companies enables them to deliver enhanced capabilities to their customers.

Both companies are leaders in their respective fields. Quintiq provides the most advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization solutions for targeted markets. As the market leader in its chosen markets it provides solutions that significantly improve the main KPIs of its customers. Involvation focuses on supply chain design, optimization and planning, with an excellent track record of realizing concrete results.

"Involvation has developed a highly effective approach to the design and implementation of Sales & Operations Planning, and is always looking for innovative ways to ever better support our customers", said Alfons Willemsen, a partner at Involvation. "This partnership with Quintiq will give our customers the opportunity to further improve their S&OP and Supply Chain Planning processes and enable them to rely on technologically innovative solutions."

Arthur Torsy, Business Director Metals and Manufacturing at Quintiq, added: "This agreement underscores our joint willingness to invest in innovative business solutions. Involvation demonstrated that they are well-versed in the complexities of S&OP and supply chain planning with a depth of knowledge that has been built over many years of experience. Involvation recognizes the business tradeoffs many companies are making when implementing and exploiting APS, complimenting Quintiq's unique 100% fit commitment to our clients."

About Involvation
Involvation is a consultancy and implementation firm that focuses on improving its customers' supply chains and supply chain management. Its vast established customer base encompasses companies in FMCG, Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Marine, Spare Parts and other industrial sectors. For more information: www.involvation.com  

About Quintiq
Quintiq provides advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain management software solutions. This fast-growing company, established in 1997, offers and implements software for planning and optimizing complex business processes throughout the enterprise. The company's headquarters are located in The Netherlands, regional HQ in Philadelphia, USA and with subsidiaries in Australia, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Quintiq systems are implemented in 74 countries worldwide. More at www.quintiq.com  
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