Czech Post Reports Significant Delivery Route Optimization with Quintiq
‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands -- December 4, 2013
Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O),
today announced its logistics software has led to Czech Post seeing
significant route optimization in its daily operations.
Quintiq’s software platform was configured to enable Czech Post to optimize
its parcel delivery services. The software was implemented ahead of schedule
with strong support from T-Systems Czech Republic, a longtime Quintiq partner.
To date, the application has enabled Czech Post to decrease total driven
distance by over 9%, exceeding its initial goal.
Czech Post is the largest postal and express delivery services operator in the
Czech Republic, processing 7.18 million consignments per day – the equivalent
of 444 tons – that are transported by its fleet of 5,000 vehicles. In
addition, it delivers more than 200,000 parcels per day that are transported
by 2,000 vehicles.
Together with T-Systems, Quintiq configured a task-planning platform that is
tailored to Czech Post’s business requirements and IT environment. The
solution has enabled Czech Post to strengthen its position in the e-commerce
sector, offer new products and improve customer service.
“Czech Post is facing increasing costs, competition, parcel volumes and
deregulation. For these reasons, we needed a solution that would help to
improve efficiency and reduce costs,” said Petr Semerád, logistics network
development manager of Czech Post.
“The Quintiq solution perfectly conforms to our business processes and is
seamlessly integrated into our IT environment. Using the new application, we
have seen savings – this has been proven by independent measurement of the
daily operations at our depots.”
“Czech Post is a stable, well performing postal organization and an important
customer of T-Systems. Quintiq is a constant, long-term partner, exactly the
kind we need for a project like Czech Post. Together we’ve exceeded the goals
of Czech Post and Quintiq’s software flexibility will protect their investment
well into the future,” said Michal Kolář, project manager of T-Systems Czech
“Quintiq’s presence in the postal and express delivery services industry is
growing rapidly as we continue to help parcel carriers meet evolving demand
with our 100%-fit SCP&O solutions,” said Arjen Heeres, chief operating officer
of Quintiq. “Quintiq’s platform enabled Czech Post to improve parcel delivery
performance and strengthen its competitive offering in the growing e-commerce
About Czech Post (Česká pošta)
Czech Post delivers letters and packages reaching every part of the world. It
also provides financial services to its clients. There are currently more than
3,300 post offices across the Czech Republic. www.ceskaposta.cz/en
About T-Systems Czech Republic
T-Systems Czech Republic offers network-based ICT solutions and services for
systems integration, implementation and operation of ICT systems. The company
focuses in particular on corporate clients, specifically on multi-national
corporations with global reach, and plants of local importance and public
administration. T-Systems belongs to Deutsche Telekom Group.
Services provided by T-Systems to its clients include optimization of
processes, quality improvement and reduction of costs relating to the area of
internal ICT systems. The aforementioned provides the customers with higher
flexibility and ability to focus on the main area of their business activity.
Information on the company and its services is available on the following
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.
Find out more at www.quintiq.com, or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook,
LinkedIn and YouTube.
North America enquiries
Jon Temerlies, +1-202-349-0859
Charlotte Poh, +31 (0)736910739
Global Marketing Communication Manager
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