'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O),
announced today that leading Finnish transport and logistics company VR Group will be deploying its software platform across its cargo and locomotive
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Quintiq, working in conjunction with its implementation partner Ab Ovo,
will deploy its platform to optimize the scheduling and deployment of
trains to increase freight traffic efficiency. In addition to
optimizing cargo operations, VR Group will use Quintiq's software to
overhaul the planning processes that govern its locomotive operations.
"We wanted a proven industry solution that would grow with our business
to maximize transport system efficiency and quality. After a
comprehensive selection process, we chose Quintiq as it best matched
our requirements." said Rolf Jansson, senior vice president, logistics,
VR Group Ltd.
"Quintiq is a preferred planning solution for the rail industry, helping
companies cut costs on an operational level while improving
punctuality. On a strategic level, Quintiq ensures organizational
flexibility and the ability to easily adapt to organizational
challenges. Every day we plan 150,000 rolling stock for large rail
clients around the world," said Arthur Torsy, VP of EMEA. "We are
pleased to partner with VR Group to improve the efficiency and
profitability of its business."
About VR Group
VR Group is the leading transport, logistics and infrastructure
engineering services company in Finland. Its passenger services include
rail and coach services while its logistics division handles
international logistics by rail and road. VR Group also specializes in
rail track design, construction and maintenance services. While it
operates largely in Finland, the Group is also active in Russia, Sweden
and the Baltic countries.
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.
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North America Enquiries
Jon Temerlies Racepoint Group
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