PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq announced today that Canadian National (CN) has signed a multi-million dollar software license to roll out the Quintiq Logistics Planner, a routing, scheduling and truck dispatch solution across its intermodal operations. Quintiq is a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling software (APS) solutions and CN is Canada's largest freight railroad and one of the largest rail cargo networks in North America.
The Quintiq Logistics Planner consolidates the intermodal logistics management requirements in a single, unified system, integrating a variety of logistics services to provide organization-wide transparency, communication, and operational direction.
The Quintiq Logistics Planner empowers CN to further optimize its complex transportation supply chain and improve its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and competitive market position. CN will deploy the software into its intermodal logistics department where dispatchers and customer service representatives manage the day-to-day operations. Once deployed, Logistics Planner will help CN maintain superior service levels, and efficiently manage trucking operations. The project will begin in January 2011.
As a well-established advanced planning solutions provider in Europe, Quintiq is quickly gaining market share in the North American logistics market. In addition to the partnership with CN, Quintiq is currently implementing a global transportation solution for Pennsylvania-based Air Products, a multi-billion dollar market leader providing industrial gases, performance materials, equipment and services.
With United States offices located in Philadelphia and San Francisco, Quintiq is a global leader in providing advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain management software solutions. This fast-growing company, established in 1997, offers and implements software for planning and optimizing complex business processes throughout the enterprise. The company's worldwide headquarters is located in The Netherlands with subsidiaries located in the United States, Australia, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Quintiq systems are implemented in 74 countries worldwide. U.S.-based clients include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), QVC, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Ferries Division (WSF).
About Canadian National
CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.
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