Quintiq to host executive meeting for metals industry

May 21, 2013 | 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Supply chain optimization on the agenda for Europe's leading metals executives

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), is hosting an event for metals executives at the 5-star resort L'Albereta Relais & Chateaux in Franciacorta, Erbusco (Brescia) on May 30, 2013. The Quintiq Metals Executives Meeting will explore metal SCP&O best practices and present attendees with the opportunity to hear from representatives of two leading European metals companies, Acciaierie Bertoli Safau (ABS) of Italy, and Elval of Greece.

Participants can register online and submit questions in advance of the meeting. Topics for discussion at the meeting include:

  • Maximizing profitability and strengthening competitive advantage: cross-industry lessons on current and future challenges in supply chain management
  • Rapid identification of the consequences of disruptions and unforeseen events in the entire supply chain
  • Evaluating the impact of planning decisions on KPIs
  • The importance of having full visibility and control of operations

Quintiq is hosting the event as they see this as a critical time for the metals industry. To remain competitive during turbulent times, metallurgical industry players must optimize operational efficiency. Increasing productivity through optimal supply chain efficiency is critical to a company's ability to cope with the impact of constantly changing situations.

"By hosting this meeting we are providing strategic decision makers and supply chain managers with information pertaining to the solutions they need for their supply chain," said Francois Eijgelshoven, vice president of EMEA at Quintiq. "This executive meeting will give the attendees the opportunity to uncover how supply chain planning & optimization solutions can support metals companies in achieving their business goals even in a turbulent market."

About Quintiq

Every business has its supply chain planning challenges. Some of those challenges are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those challenges with a supply chain planning & optimization software system. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Part of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), Quintiq has offices in the Netherlands, the USA and around the world.

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