'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, April 15 /CNW/ - Quintiq, a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with BAE Systems, the premier global defence, security and aerospace company, to supply BAE Systems Insyte with Quintiq's Logistics Planner. This system has been specially engineered to meet the specific planning requirements of military operations. The project is scheduled to be completed later this year.
BAE Systems is a global defense, security and aerospace company with approximately 107,000 employees worldwide. The company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. In 2009 BAE Systems reported sales of GBP22.4 billion (US$ 36.2 billion). BAE Systems Insyte is responsible for delivering mission systems and information management solutions across the naval, joint, air and land market sectors. Looking to better support their customers operations, BAE Systems decided to invest in the power and flexibility of this advanced planning solution.
Planning for Speed
Quintiq's Logistics Planner is a world class logistics solution that is being tailored for BAE Systems to support the exact needs of the military environment. Adapted to manage the logistics of military operations, the Quintiq solution supports planners in deciding how best to deploy personnel and equipment and what additional supplies, such as food, munitions and medical equipment, are necessary to sustain the operation. The aim of the Military Logistics Planner is to provide a Commercial off-the-shelf solution that is quickly and easily adapted to different military client needs to help military organizations react more efficiently and quickly when mobilizing resources. An additional benefit is peace of mind, as BAE Systems' customer can be assured that all the necessary support activities have been taken into consideration prior to deployment.
Arjen Heeres, COO at Quintiq, added: "We are very pleased that BAE Systems have added our expertise in world-class support for military logistics to their offering to their customer. This again proves the flexibility of our systems in meeting our clients' varied planning requirements, whether military or commercial, and our expertise in solving logistics challenges."
Quintiq provides advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain management solutions. The fast-growing global company, established in 1997, offers software for planning and optimizing complex business processes throughout the enterprise. The company's headquarters is located in the Netherlands and it has subsidiaries in Germany, UK, Finland, Malaysia, China, Australia, and the USA. For more information: http://www.quintiq.com.
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