Quintiq unveils latest trends at exclusive supply chain executive seminar in Germany

July 17, 2013 | ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Manufacturing, logistics and metals industry heavyweights turn out in record numbers

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), hosted the Quintiq Supply Chain Executive Seminar, which brought together three key industries at the strategic EMEA location to discuss supporting supply chain growth through responsive and flexible strategies.

A record number of 60 executive participants from 29 leading logistics, metals and manufacturing companies attended the seminar held at the Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf, Germany, on June 18, 2013. The annual event has become the exclusive venue for logistics, production and supply chain professionals to discuss cutting-edge technology and techniques in SCP&O in order to keep ahead of the competition.

Attendees received presentations from a number of Quintiq customers, including Vlisco Group, P&O Ferrymasters, Saint-Gobain Glass Logistics and MCB Nederland, all of whom spoke about the SCP&O puzzles they faced and how Quintiq’s platforms helped solve them.

Quintiq’s Supply Chain Executive Seminar also consisted of presentations and demonstrations from Quintiq consultants and leading supply chain and logistics industry experts from the academic field. Professor Joachim Schmidt of the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen delivered a presentation titled “Supply Chain Vision”, which focused on pivotal topics such as ‘robustness versus efficiency’.

“Quintiq’s seminar provided the perfect opportunity for executives to learn about the strategies, techniques and projects that are driving cutting-edge supply chain optimization,” said Arjen Heeres, chief operating officer at Quintiq. “Our supply chain planning expertise combined with the real life cases provided for an action-packed lineup, which even included a competitive planning game that brings everyday planning puzzles to life. The response greatly exceeded our expectations. Attendees left the seminar feeling inspired and energized with new insights in how to harvest the hidden optimization potential in their core operations with the Quintiq advanced planning platform.”

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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