'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), today announced that VolkerRail, a Dutch-based specialist railway infrastructure contractor, has chosen Quintiq for project and multi-resource planning across its operations.
Quintiq will develop and deliver to VolkerRail a single, SCP&O platform configured to meet 100% of the company's workforce planning constraints. Replacing a number of its current systems, Quintiq's solution will empower VolkerRail to plan and schedule employees and machines for construction and maintenance activities. The integrated, KPI-driven application will enable all VolkerRail departments to improve their long-term strategic planning efficiency, short-term capacity planning, and resource utilization of equipment and crew, while realizing IT maintenance cost savings.
"VolkerRail is a visionary company founded on innovation. We are pleased to work with them on yet another leading-edge project to maximize the efficiency of their resources," said Arjen Heeres, Chief Operating Officer of Quintiq. "With a unique Quintiq planning application in place, VolkerRail will experience increased transparency throughout its decision chain, from long-term strategy all the way down to execution and revision management. This proves yet again that Quintiq is the company to turn to for complex SCP&O puzzles."
"Quintiq's tailored solution is a cut above our current systems. It supports an integral planning process affecting all of our divisions - from project tender and work preparation units to planning departments of personnel and machines. The solution will enable better project management and more effective use of resources," added Jan Vos, CEO of VolkerRail.
Owned by Netherlands-based VolkerWessels, VolkerRail specializes in railway construction and maintenance. http://www.volkerrail.nl
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.