News: Hupac prepares for digitalization in the intermodal industry

November 16, 2016 - While new railway infrastructures such as the Gotthard Base Tunnel will offer many opportunities to further develop rail freight transportation, the intermodal industry also calls for digitalization and an improved way of handling big data. Therefore, Hupac, the leading combined transport operator in Switzerland and one of the market leaders in Europe, chose Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), to implement a new capacity management system that will optimize Hupac's operations and provide further improved services for Hupac's customers.

About Hupac
Hupac is the leading combined transport operator through Switzerland and one of the market leaders in Europe. The company operates 100 trains each day between Europe's main economic areas and as far away as Russia and the Far East. In 2015, the traffic volume was around 662,000 road consignments. The Hupac Group is composed of sixteen companies with locations in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Russia and China, and employs around 400 persons.

About Quintiq
Every business has its supply chain planning challenges. Some of those challenges are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those challenges with a supply chain planning & optimization software system. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Part of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), Quintiq has offices in the Netherlands, the USA and around the world.