'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 delivery performance.
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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 customer orders.
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 TKSE-requirements."
"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 process."
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
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.
North Americaenquiries Jon Temerlies Racepoint Group Tel: 1-202-349-0859
Quintiq@Racepointgroup.com EMEA enquiries Charlotte Poh Global Marketing
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