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SALM Steps Up Supply Chain Optimization With Quintiq Platform Upgrade

PARIS, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that La Société Alsacienne de Meubles (SALM) has upgraded its Quintiq supply chain planning platform.

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SALM manufactures a wide range of kitchen and bathroom fittings, including storage solutions. An industry leader in France, SALM is present in 21 countries throughout Europe.  

The Quintiq software platform upgrade, facilitated by Quintiq partner Ordina, has improved SALM's ability to simultaneously plan and optimize production and logistics. This has lead to maximized use of its resources and the synchronization of business-critical activities.

SALM has been a Quintiq customer since 2005. Today, SALM uses its upgraded Quintiq software to plan the fulfillment of 2,000 daily orders. Quintiq's SCP&O software optimizes the production schedules at SALM's four sites in France and Germany. The platform also helps to plan SALM's 200 delivery schedules, ensuring customers receive their orders on time.


"SALM became the industry leader in France and fifth largest in Europe, thanks to sustained innovation efforts that included continuous improvement of our processes," said Jacques Feraud, project manager at SALM. "Quintiq's solution enables us to commit to reliable delivery dates throughout Europe. This helps us maintain excellent service levels, which will enable us to further expand our presence internationally."


"SALM is a perfect example of industrial success and we are proud to have contributed towards that by providing a solution capable of optimizing both production and transport processes simultaneously," said Henri Beringer, director of Quintiq France. "We are confident that Quintiq will continue to support SALM's growth, even as its supply chain challenges become more complex."

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About SALM

With €400 million sales revenue in 2013, the SALM group is the fifth largest European manufacturer of custom home fittings and storage solutions. Staffed by 1,400 employees, the company markets its products in 21 countries under the brand names Cuisinella and Cuisines Schmidt. SALM's distribution network of 610 stores is responsible for a €1 billion turnover, and each year the group re-invests €30 million toward innovation and growth.

About Ordina

Ordina implements strategy in business processes and ICT systems. We design, develop and produce solutions for a sustainable digital world. We believe cooperation with our clients, partners and suppliers produces the best results. We have specialist divisions for consulting, solutions and ICT, providing services across the Benelux region. We also provide solutions and expertise for organizations in the financial services sector, the public sector, healthcare and a number of specific segments in the industrial sector. Ordina N.V. was founded in 1973 and its shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam as part of the Small Cap index. In 2012, Ordina booked turnover of over €400 million, with a staff of more than 2,900.

About Quintiq

Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those puzzles are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those puzzles using a single supply chain planning & optimization software platform. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, and offices around the world.

For more information, visit http://www.quintiq.com or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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