Quintiq expands its logistics division, signing on former Director of PTV AG Dr. Joachim Schmidt

October 27, 2010 | Mannheim, Germany
Quintiq, a leading provider of advanced planning and scheduling (APS) and supply chain optimization software solutions, has appointed Dr. Joachim Schmidt to take care of the expansion of its logistics division. As Business Director for Central Europe, he will be responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Arjen Heeres, COO of Quintiq, comments: "We at Quintiq are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to work with a highly qualified professional like Joachim Schmidt. His expertise will help us drive our growth in the regions most important for logistics."

As a Director of PTV AG, Dr. Joachim Schmidt was responsible for the logistics software division, as well as for wide-ranging areas of international development. His 20 years of professional experience underscore his established reputation in the logistics market.

"The complex processes in transportation and logistics planning require advanced, tailored solutions that are adapted to meet companies' individual needs. At the same time, customers want to avoid risks and costs of developing individual solutions," says Dr. Schmidt. "And this is exactly where Quintiq comes in: we offer product solutions that can be modeled and fully configured. Managers, planners and dispatchers benefit from the complete transparency and controllability of the entire transportation and logistics planning process, from long-term strategic network planning to daily deployment and route planning," he adds.

About Quintiq
Quintiq provides advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization 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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