S'-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Supply chain optimization on the agenda for Europe's leading metals executives
Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), is hosting an event for metals executives at the 5-star resort L'Albereta Relais & Chateaux in Franciacorta, Erbusco (Brescia) on May 30, 2013. The Quintiq Metals Executives Meeting will explore metal SCP&O best practices and present attendees with the opportunity to hear from representatives of two leading European metals companies, Acciaierie Bertoli Safau (ABS) of Italy, and Elval of Greece.
Participants can register online and submit questions in advance of the meeting. Topics for discussion at the meeting include:
- Maximizing profitability and strengthening competitive advantage: cross-industry lessons on current and future challenges in supply chain management
- Rapid identification of the consequences of disruptions and unforeseen events in the entire supply chain
- Evaluating the impact of planning decisions on KPIs
- The importance of having full visibility and control of operations
Quintiq is hosting the event as they see this as a critical time for the metals industry. To remain competitive during turbulent times, metallurgical industry players must optimize operational efficiency. Increasing productivity through optimal supply chain efficiency is critical to a company's ability to cope with the impact of constantly changing situations.
"By hosting this meeting we are providing strategic decision makers and supply chain managers with information pertaining to the solutions they need for their supply chain," said Francois Eijgelshoven, vice president of EMEA at Quintiq. "This executive meeting will give the attendees the opportunity to uncover how supply chain planning & optimization solutions can support metals companies in achieving their business goals even in a turbulent market."
Quintiq's revolutionary supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) platform enables enterprises to improve efficiency at every stage of the supply chain journey. It powers end-to-end planning and optimization of personnel, resources, and processes in a single planning environment, across all planning horizons. Many of the world's largest and most successful enterprises rely on Quintiq to achieve their business goals, strengthen their competitive advantage, and create new revenue streams.
Established in 1997 and growing rapidly, Quintiq has a global presence with dual headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, a global development center in Malaysia, and offices around the world. Quintiq's software is in use at over 500 locations in 78 countries worldwide.