Enables to optimally schedule both rolling stock and crews in a single application
Quintiq, a Dutch planning and scheduling software provider, and intelligent solutions provider, Ab Ovo, have announced that the Swedish rail freight company Green Cargo will use Quintiq’s Advanced Planning & Scheduling technology to integrate the planning and scheduling of their 433 locomotives, 750 shunters and 950 drivers.
Ab Ovo, in co-operation with RiiPlan, will conduct the implementation. One of the key benefits of the solution is the possibility to take all rules and restrictions into account.
Also the ability to work with real time data and scenario planning as well as the full integration of the system with Green Cargo’s IT landscape and the national rail infrastructure organization’s time table system were key decision factors.
The Quintiq system will support many important business functions by working with Green Cargo’s HR system from SAP, workshop system and present tactical planning systems. In addition, assisting execution in real time, Quintiq will be integrated with the timetable system provided by the national rail infrastructure organization, enabling it to receive timetable updates as they are sent out.
Bjorn Rosell, CIO of Green Cargo, said: To reach our goals for resource utilization, we decided to implement an integrated advanced planning solution which would optimally schedule both our rolling stock and crews in a single application. Quintiq has solutions to all our demands.