News: Experts from Quintiq and Vlisco to lead seminar on taking supply chain optimization to the next level
September 19, 2013 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), and textile manufacturer Vlisco, today announced that they will host a one-day seminar focusing on innovative planning and optimization strategies that drive business results. The free seminar ‘Taking Optimization to the Next Level’ is being held at Vlisco’s facility in Helmond, the Netherlands, on October 2, 2013.
The seminar will share best practices enabling top executives in manufacturing and supply chain management to improve efficiency by double-digits. Vlisco, the Dutch fashion designer and producer of African print fabrics, has achieved unprecedented results since implementing Quintiq’s software, including:
Reduced lead times by 50 percent
Raised delivery reliability to as much as 90 percent
Continuously attained record output
Planning experts will examine Vlisco’s remarkable results and reveal how together the two companies are working to double Vlisco’s revenue by 2015. The program will also include a live demonstration of Quintiq’s production planning and optimization software and a competitive planning game that brings everyday planning puzzles to life.
“Launching this annual event is indicative of Quintiq’s growing presence in manufacturing and supply chain management,” said Jos Braam, director of business unit manufacturing, Quintiq. “Sharing Quintiq’s vision and Vlisco’s success story from this platform allows us to connect with important decision-makers and demonstrate how Quintiq’s production planning solutions can support them in creating value and strengthening their competitive advantage.”
“Quintiq has helped us to meet increasing demand with its intelligent SCP&O solutions, bringing us total production visibility, greater efficiency and higher levels of customer satisfaction,” said Andreas Novak, director of manufacturing, Vlisco. “Launching this annual event enables us to provide a venue to support other organizations in determining their route to operational excellence.”
For more information about Quintiq and Vlisco’s Taking Optimization to the Next Level Seminar, visit https://www.quintiq.com/vlisco. Attendance is free, but space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.
Vlisco Helmond B.V. is a fashion company. For the last 160 years, Vlisco has created highly desirable textiles that have become part of the vibrant culture of West and Central Africa. In this part of the world Vlisco delivers a total fashion & beauty concept for the modern African woman. www.vlisco.com
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.