Supply Chain Optimization

Food and beverage companies operate some of the most challenging supply chains in business. To deal with the complexity, planning tools need to be able…

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All Supply Chain business leaders want their planning to align strategically, integrate different business functions and plan for profit. Many organisations use some form of…

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The "Moneyball' approach has had a massive impact on professional sports, and its principles are game-changing for business as well. In particular, it will have…

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Many meat processing companies continue to rely on spreadsheets to account for basic constraints on supply and demand. This approach does not take into account…

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Gartner has recognized Optimity as a notable vendor in a recent Magic Quadrant report focused on Supply Chain Planning for midmarket enterprises*. The report refers…

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Optimity Supply Chain Optimzer has been selected by Norwegian chicken producer Norsk Kylling to optimize planning for its expanding business, after historically relying on excel-based…

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When Orkla, a Nordic food leader,  chose Optimity to transform its planning and scheduling, the customer service improvements were dramatic, and the project was easier…

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Supply chain planning is always complex, but the dairy industry poses a unique set of challenges – single input producing a diverse range of outputs,…

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The global leader in digitally connected industrial equipment and systems has chosen Optimity to improve planning in the after-market service sector of its Control Technologies…

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Meat producer ANZCO Foods is one of New Zealand’s biggest exporters. When the NZ$1.3bn company was looking for ways to balance a limited livestock supply…

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Snack Brands is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of snack foods, and its portfolio includes some of the nation’s favourite chips. In 2014, following a…

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We are the first to admit that Optimity isn’t right for supply chain planning for every business. It's important for us to not only demonstrate value…

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In 2013, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions decided to shift its planning focus to a more tactical level. Today the company is using Optimity’s Demand Forecaster and…

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When leading Swedish coffee roasting company Löfbergs searched for ways to improve forecasting accuracy, they came to Optimity Software, and haven’t looked back. Today the…

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When we talk about "Supply Chain Optimization", we are referring to the powerful mathematical modelling that is used to calculate the optimal, profitable planning solution…

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The Real Petfood Company, Australia's largest independent pet food manufacturer (and top 20 in the world), has chosen Optimity to improve it’s demand planning and…

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Optimity has been selected by US-based Vita Coco® coconut water to enhance the beverage brand’s growing global footprint and to address supply chain issues. (more…)

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There is an art to producing food in the right range and amount, according to customer needs. It is very difficult to simulate what happens…

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After a comprehensive pre-study, Countdown Ltd (Woolworths’ NZ subsidiary) implemented Optimity across all categories in the meat division of its highly successful New Zealand supermarket chain. “To gain an edge…

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Blog Series: Optimization in the Real World It can be a challenge to develop a schedule which enables you to balance your prioritized customer orders…

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Optimity announced today that Scandi Standard, the Nordic region’s largest chicken producer, has signed a contract to implement the Optimity Supply Chain Optimizer application to…

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Supply chain planning is always complex, but the dairy industry poses a unique set of challenges - single input producing a diverse range of outputs,…

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Food Processing industries such as seafood, dairy and meat, face specific challenges – where a single input not only needs to generate multiple outputs of…

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Optimity Software has been ranked in the Top 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers in the June edition of CIO Review magazine. Enterprise technology is developing…

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Getting the perfect price point to optimise overall profit is key to many businesses – especially those in the retail sector. It’s a complex science which impacts…

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The poultry industry poses particular challenges for planners – all related to “balancing the bird”. These struggles will hold relevance for anyone who needs to…

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Petainer, a leading European PET and plastic supplier, has continued its ongoing planning improvement strategy by furthering its successful engagement with innovative planning solution provider…

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ELDON is proud to have been providing solutions for protecting all kinds of electrical, electronic and data & telecommunications products since its early start in…

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Lantmännen Lantbruk is a market leader in Sweden, with market shares from 50 to 90 per cent. Lantmännen Lantbruk has a comprehensive range of products…

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Why companies should be looking beyond MRP to Supply Chain Optimization for holistic, profit-driven planning. When first launched back in 1964, MRP was a brilliant…

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IKEA Components develops component solutions for products that carry the IKEA name. We are purchasing and supplying raw materials and furniture components. Two of our…

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One of the classic questions for companies who produce to stock and face fluctuating and/or seasonal variations in demand is: How do we best balance…

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Best-in-class planning means you know where your bottleneck is and you let the bottleneck control the material flow upstream and downstream. It’s key to understand…

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 Anzco's business is to procure, process and market New Zealand beef and lamb products.  Stu Hall, Beef Sales & Marketing Manager, Anzco Foods: "Optimity delivered…

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Traditional planning methodologies like MRP and APS (Advanced Planning & Scheduling) usually don’t address the specific requirements for business where you produce a large range of finished goods…

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