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Netherlands’ Jumbo Supermarkten selects Quintiq to enhance supply chain operations

Published 14 March 2018

Netherlands-based supermarket chain Jumbo Supermarkten has selected Dassault Systèmes company Quintiq to optimize its supply chain operations.

The supermarket chain will use Quintiq solution for planning its transport and warehouse capacities.

Jumbo’s supply chain includes 10 distribution centers and around 600 stores, in addition to about 500 owned and chartered trucks.

Quintiq’s solution will be used for the planning of store distribution, home deliveries, inbound operations, and backhauls for all channels and logistics between distribution centers.

According to Quintiq, different requirements and constraints comes with supply chain planning and Jumbo's constraints include store opening times, specific timeframes for deliveries, amount of employees and shifts and different temperature compartments in vehicles.

The solution will also consider regulatory constraints such as restrictions when transporting fresh produce and legal rules in terms of truck drivers’ working hours.

Quintiq’s solution will help Jumbo in logistics planning on tactical, operational and day-of-execution levels.

Through scenario-based tactical planning, Jumbo can assess all possible options against specific KPIs. For operational planning, Quintiq will consider latest order volume and resource capacity.

On the day of execution, the solution is said to ensure smooth-running movements based on confirmed orders and supports planners in managing disruptions effectively.

Jumbo supply chain director Karel de Jong said: “Quintiq provides us with integrated supply chain management, an approach that is demand-driven and optimized based on Jumbo’s business goals and constraints.”

Quintiq CEO Rob van Egmond said: “Jumbo has a large, complex supply chain that's rapidly growing. Optimized planning is key to reaching its full potential.

“This is where Quintiq comes in. We’re able to provide real-time insights that help Jumbo make the right logistics decisions swiftly. This enables Jumbo to improve on-shelf availability and increase customer satisfaction.”

Established in 1997, Quintiq provides supply chain planning and optimization software for the companies across the globe.

Image: Quintiq solution will help Jumbo to plan transport and warehouse capacities. Photo: courtesy of Dassault Systèmes.