'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O),
announced today that ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG (TKSE) is using its software to optimize customer orders for increased
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TKSE is one of the world's technology leaders in carbon steel flat
products and processes 50,000 orders using 200 machines across 10
plants. To optimize the specific areas of capacity planning, order
acceptance, stock levels and lead times, the company required a
planning system that could adapt to changing market conditions and
The Quintiq platform factors in finite resource capacity, business rules
and additional constraints in its planning to improve delivery
performance for ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG. In addition, the active
stock planning support function will anticipate targets to keep stock
at a optimum level.
"We have a complex way of planning our campaigns and we required a
single system that could accommodate all of our niche constraints,"
said Andreas Gonschorek, Corporate Planning and Process Optimisation,
at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG. "In an intensive and trustful dialog
the experts of Quintiq and TKSE formed the software to fit the
"Leading steel companies use Quintiq's 100%-fit SCP&O solutions that are
specifically designed for the industry," said Francois Eijgelshoven, VP
EMEA at Quintiq. "Being selected by a world leader in carbon steel flat
products further reinforces our position as the leading solution
provider for the metals sector. We're pleased to partner with
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG to help optimizing its company planning
About ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
The Steel segment of the ThyssenKrupp Group is focused on the growing
market for premium carbon steel flat products. Its capabilities range
from intelligent material solutions, product-specific processing and
comprehensive service to finished parts. Together with its affiliate
companies ThyssenKrupp Steel supplies a wide range of steel processing
industries including automotive, construction and appliance as well as
the energy sector and the packaging industry.
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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