DV&O efficiently transports prisoners thanks to OptiFlow. Manually creating such a transport plan is nearly impossible because of all the requirements and safety constraints that must be respected. This makes the route planning tool incredibly valuable. Not only for operational purposes, but also for investment decisions like purchasing new vehicles.Read More
The retail business nowadays is not an easy market. Driving up efficiency and saving costs have become daily challenges for a lot of companies. But there are still hidden gems that you can take advantage of. Your transport costs, for instance. Just ask fashion giant C&A.
Kathrin Röttgen, Transport Solutions Manager, C&A
“C&A reached an overall saving of more than 10% of transport costs in the first 12 months.”
H.Essers verhoogt servicegraad met SaaS-oplossing TOR, gebaseerd op IBM CPLEX en OptiFlow
Merelbeke, 30 januari 2015 - Logistiek dienstverlener H.Essers heeft een overeenkomst gesloten met Conundra, specialist in complexe planningspuzzels, om zijn transporten te optimaliseren. Na een eerste fase, waarin Conundra op basis van meerdere scenario's het optimaliseringspotentieel heeft berekend, werd met behulp van Conundra's performante optimalisatietool OptiFlow een oplossing gemodelleerd die de komende maanden verder uitgerold zal worden. De samenwerking met Conundra past binnen het streven van H.Essers naar continue verbetering en waardecreatie voor de klant.
Can an African order online and receive the order within two days? It’s possible in Kenya, thanks to the efforts of Copia. With the help of Conundra, the company is bringing online buying to the average Kenyan.
In scarcely a few years’ time, e-commerce has come to feel very natural in Western Europe. Order today, delivered at home tomorrow, thanks to the excellent logistics of the e-tailers and their distribution partners. But can you also apply the model to regions with a less evident road network? And we are not thinking here of the less populated areas in Europe, but of African countries. Copia put the question to the test and went to Kenya to work on ‘e-commerce for the base of the pyramid’.
“It’s still too early to benchmark, but I expect a 20% saving on our kilometre costs over the manual solution.”
Willem Palthe, VP Supply Chain & Logistics at CopiaRead More