Archive for Past Episode – Quintiq

The Keys to Smart and Efficient Multi-Resource Scheduling

There are many resources behind every supply chain — including people, production equipment, transportation assets, and more — and they’re often linked and dependent on each other. The more resources involved, the more complexity there is to efficiently plan and schedule those resources in a smart and synchronized manner. What are some of the complexities […]

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On the Track to Profitability: The Power of Pricing Analytics in Rail Freight

The current outlook for the rail freight industry is, at best, mixed. Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low. Simply put, it is becoming increasingly difficult under […]

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Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

While many companies have invested significant time and money over the years to improve their demand, supply, and manufacturing planning capabilities, they have underinvested in workforce planning and optimization, and they’re now starting to feel the consequences. For example, at the Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia conference last October, Southwest Airlines, which has more than 18,000 […]

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