Video: Optimizing Prisoner Transportation with OptiFlow

Posted by Louis D'hondt on Jan 17, 2019 10:48:37 AM

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.

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Customer Case: E-commerce in Africa thanks to optimal and balanced routes

Posted by Louis D'hondt on Nov 14, 2017 2:32:04 PM

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 Copia

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