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Ab Ovo announces the start of the implementation of a Capacity Planning Solution at Hupac

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, December 23rd, 2016 - Ab Ovo, a leading solution provider for advanced planning & scheduling, announces the start of the project with Hupac. Hupac, the leading combined transport operator in Switzerland and one of the market leaders in Europe, chose Ab Ovo to implement a Quintiq based solution to optimize Hupac's operations and provide improved services to their customers.

“With the ever increasing importance of optimization of resource utilization, we chose the Advanced Planning & Scheduling solution, provided by Ab Ovo, to digitize our intermodal capacity planning,” said by Bernhard Kunz, CEO of the Hupac Group. “We chose Ab Ovo due to their vast implementation experience with Quintiq- technology based solutions and their in depth logistics industry knowledge.’”

Willem Jan Groenewoud, Chairman at Ab Ovo International, said: "Hupac required a capacity planning solution to maximize the utilization of the trains, reduce transportation costs and improve service levels to their customers. Ab Ovo, the most experienced Quintiq implementation partner, was selected because of our extensive knowledge of the Rail Cargo Industry, Intermodal Transport and Terminal Operations”.

About Hupac

Hupac is the leading combined transport operator through Switzerland and one of the market leaders in Europe. The company operates 100 trains each day between Europe's main economic areas and as far away as Russia and the Far East. In 2015, the traffic volume was around 662,000 road consignments. The Hupac Group is composed of sixteen companies with locations in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Russia and China, and employs around 400 persons.

About Ab Ovo

Ab Ovo was founded in 1997 and has since supported clients to improve their competitive position. Ab Ovo offers both intelligent solutions and consultancy around planning and optimization issues. The company also offers support in the area of managing complex, large-scale and, in many cases, troublesome projects. Ab Ovo uses best-of-breed technology (both in-house and third-party) to support its clients. The company motto is: "With our help, it can be done". Ab Ovo has a wide international clientele within the logistics sector with reputable names such as DB Cargo, B-Logistics, Green Cargo, WWL, Hoegh, VR, Vopak and AirFrance-KLM.

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.