RADNOR, PA, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O),
announced today that Amy's Kitchen has selected Quintiq's SCP&O platform to optimize its processes.
Quintiq is purpose built to solve supply chain challenges and
accommodate real-time changes that impact decision making.
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Amy's Kitchen is a leading producer of natural, organic convenience and
The company required a scalable solution and chose the industry-leading
Quintiq platform to maximize resource utilization, improve the decision-making process and enhance productivity. Quintiq was selected for its flexibility to
handle the unique constraints found in Amy's Kitchen's intricate
scheduling processes. The solution also establishes a foundation for
company-wide visibility, enabling improved teamwork and communication.
A core value at Quintiq is to deliver a 100%-fit for today's needs and
provide a foundation to quickly adapt to changes, thus ensuring that
the solution constantly remains a perfect fit for a company's needs. To
achieve the 100%-fit, Quintiq accounts for the complex rules and
requirements that govern the company's production environment. This
includes the large number of staff required to cook and assemble each
product, the delivery of raw materials, inventory disposition, and
equipment availability. Additionally, the platform will optimize
communication and collaboration between sales and inventory forecast
planning, ensuring customer orders can be fulfilled more efficiently.
"We required a SCP&O platform that would accommodate our intricate
scheduling requirements, which stems from our unique approach of
assembling and cooking products simultaneously," said Andy Berliner,
CEO at Amy's Kitchen. "Quintiq has an outstanding track record in the
industry and its software platform will enable us to maintain the high
quality and fulfillment standards our customers have come to expect."
"Our work with Amy's Kitchen further establishes our SCP&O leadership
position in the food value chain marketplace," said Dr. Victor Allis,
CEO of Quintiq. "We have built industry solutions tailored to unique
planning requirements and are excited to be working with Amy's
Quintiq is designed with scalability and sustainability in mind to be a
planner-friendly platform that enables personalized views. It
facilitates error-free planning and provides built-in capabilities to
create and monitor key performance indicators.
About Amy's Kitchen
Amy's uses certified organic ingredients sourced from organic farms
located mostly near the company's production facilities in California
and Oregon. All dairy ingredients are made with pasteurized rBST
hormone-free milk and do not contain animal enzymes or animal rennet.
No dishes contain meat, fish, shellfish, poultry, eggs or peanuts.
Amy's products are non-GMO and do not contain hydrogenated fats or
Amy's minimizes its carbon footprint as much as possible by sourcing
locally and putting environmental initiatives in place that reduce
energy consumption and repurpose manufacturing waste. All product
packaging is sourced from recycled material and is compostable. The
company donates used oil for biodiesel use and gives manufactured food
waste to local farmers for animal feed. Any manufacturing wastewater is
diverted away from the waste stream.
The company supports educational and outreach efforts for agriculture
and ecoliteracy programs and is a substantial contributor to the
Redwood Empire Food Bank and COTS, a nonprofit agency that aids
homeless families in Sonoma County. Amy's employees have access to
onsite healthcare at the Amy's Family Health Center in Santa Rosa, CA,
and Medford, OR.
Amy's products are available nationally in most supermarkets, natural
foods stores and select warehouse club stores, as well as
internationally. For more information, visit http://www.amys.com/. Join the lively Amy's Facebook community at AmysGoOrganic and follow Amy's on Twitter @Amys_Kitchen.
Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those
puzzles are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve.
Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those puzzles using a
single supply chain planning & optimization software platform. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80
countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces,
logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in the Netherlands
and the USA, and offices around the world.
For more information, visit http://www.quintiq.com or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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