News: Plaut Australia and Quintiq forge strategic partnership for supply chain planning and optimisation

October 20, 2015 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O), announced today that it has formalised its partnership with Plaut IT Australia to offer a broader joint value proposition and advanced support for Quintiq customers in Australia.

The Quintiq Alliance Partner program has been growing steadily in Europe and North America over the last several years. Plaut is the first company to partner in Australia. As an SAP Systems Integrator, Plaut has significant experience in workforce management and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications in a wide variety of industry sectors. Plaut IT developed a working relationship with Quintiq while delivering supply chain planning and optimisation solutions to a mutual customer. Plaut is equipped with Quintiq consulting capabilities, and is extending their capacity to support the expected increase in the volume of Federal Government and other projects.

The Plaut IT and Quintiq partnership enables both companies to leverage each other’s competencies to provide Quintiq customers with intelligent supply chain planning and consulting, business logic modelling, applied development and optimisation expertise.

“This is another new partnership for Plaut as we continue to grow our ability to deliver transformative SAP solutions,” said Sebastian Moore, CEO, Plaut IT. “Together, we are committed to jointly offer our clients an exceptional experience.”

"Our partner program is crucial to Quintiq," said Paul Shepherd, Director, Quintiq Australia & New Zealand. "By collaborating with Plaut IT, we are combining the strength and flexibility of the Quintiq technology platform with the industry expertise of Plaut IT to provide our customers with superior delivery performance.”

About Plaut IT Australia 
Plaut IT Australia is one of the largest locally owned providers of speciality SAP consulting and technical services in Australia, on premise and on the cloud. Plaut’s national team of more than 150 people delivers business solutions to a number of blue chip enterprise and Government clients.

As a certified SAP Partner, Plaut provides end-to-end solutions through a highly qualified team of experts.

This includes nationally recognised functional, information management and business specialists, as well as, a number of fully qualified CPAs, engineering & operations and HR professionals with extensive experience. This unique skill set ensures that our technical projects focus on business outcomes. We reduce the risk for performance issues and higher maintenance costs for customers in the future. For more information visit: www.plaut.com.au.

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.

Our partners
Partners are carefully selected and trained to provide high-level supply chain planning & optimisation support. By providing intelligent SCP&O consulting, business logic modelling, applied development and optimization expertise, our partners are well positioned to empower our customers to achieve operational excellence.