Quintiq hosts global supply chain innovation World Tour event themed ‘Smart Planning, Smart Business’

October 9, 2014 | Philadelphia, PA
Quintiq hosts global supply chain innovation World Tour event themed ‘Smart Planning, Smart Business’

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning & optimization (SCP&O), has gathered leading supply chain experts to discuss and map the future of planning practices and strategies during the “Quintiq World Tour: Philadelphia” event that takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 15, 2014.

The international series of events comes to the U.S. to focus on what can be expected in the evolution of the supply chain for processes including logistics, manufacturing and workforce planning.

The event’s keynote speakers, Peter Sheahan of ChangeLabs and Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights, will share their perspectives on the drivers to effect change as well as anticipate the impact of expanding digital practices. Peter will speak on new strategies that attendees can adopt to influence change within their own organizations. Lora will address the topic of supply chain excellence, highlighting admirable supply chains that have implemented the proper processes and techniques in order to attain success.

The Quintiq World Tour event, co-hosted by SupplyChainBrain, will also showcase the company’s recent success stories with presentations from Quintiq customers:

  • Bart Pieper, director, business and technology, Marquis Management
    - Presentation: Optimization of Crude Oil Logistics
  • Ben Campbell, coal chain operations manager, Glencore
    - Presentation: A Mining Supply Chain Transformation Story
  • Brian Blodgett, associate vice president of scheduling, and Nicole Lowe, scheduling coordinator, The American Public University System
    - Presentation: Automated Course Scheduling and Balancing System
  • Marc Bombet, director of business systems architecture, Western Digital
    - Presentation: Production Optimization Case Study
  • Sundip Naik, vice president, Capgemini
    - Presentation: Next Generation Supply Chain in a Digital World: Lessons from Capgemini and Retail
  • Ed Struzik, practice partner, Wipro Value Chain Management
    - Presentation: A Holistic Approach to Supply Demand Matching

“Bringing the World Tour home to our U.S. headquarters is a vital opportunity to showcase how the Quintiq vision is helping to pioneer the future of supply chain optimization,” said Jeff Vail, chief marketing officer at Quintiq. “We are excited to bring together a series of high-value partners, speakers, testimonials and attendees in order to cultivate collaborative and honest conversations around logistics, manufacturing, operations, as well as workforce and resource planning.”

The Quintiq World Tour will take place at the Cira Centre, located at 2929 Arch Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is free and open to the public. Event and registration information can be found at www.quintiq.com/world-tour/philadelphia-usa.html

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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