News: Swedish steel producer selects Quintiq’s platform to optimize its supply chain planning
August 28, 2013 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that SSAB has chosen its platform to optimize supply chain processes across its production plants.
Headquartered in Sweden, SSAB is a leading producer of high-strength steel and has a 6-million-tonne capacity for crude steel. Quintiq’s platform will assist the company in increasing delivery performance and will help reduce manufacturing lead times across its EMEA network.
“We are thrilled to deliver SSAB the transparency and functionality that is only possible through a single, 100%-fit SCP&O platform,” said Markus Malinen, business unit director at Quintiq. “Our extensive work in steel planning and optimization makes us the perfect candidate to help SSAB meet current and future business goals.”
SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm.
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.