Our expertise is in modeling complex terminal business logic, including all constraints, using specialized Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) solutions and we have developed and implemented several planning applications for different terminal
types, customizing solutions to create a unique 100% fit.
We provide planning solutions which cover the entire planning process, from strategic and long-term planning to operational planning. Especially in large and complex logistic-oriented environments, organizations gain a competitive edge by optimizing their long- and mid-term plans.
Our Maritime Offering
Port Terminal Planning
Planning and (detailed) scheduling of port terminal processes is characterized by complex business logic and numerous constraints. Let us solve your planning puzzles for Dry Bulk Terminal, Liquid Bulk Terminal, RoRo & Container Terminals.
Container Terminal Planning
Berth planning, stockyard planning, crane planning, Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) planning, vessel planning & scheduling. Let us solve disruptions and see us in action battling with complex business logic and numerous constraints, production disturbances, equipment maintenance and vessel delays.
Combine demand and staff information in the planning system and the system calculates the optimal distribution of staff over the various workplaces.
Take the first step in optimizing the supply chain and start delivering business value.
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DELMIA Quintiq Platinum Partner
DELMIA Quintiq (part of Dassault Systèmes) is a leader in delivering state-of-the-art supply chain planning and optimization solutions that help customers reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve bottom-line results. DELMIA Quintiq and Ab Ovo have an extensive shared history. We are both innovative leaders in rail, aviation, maritime, manufacturing, retail, and logistics. Ab Ovo is one of DELMIA Quintiq’s longest-standing and most experienced partners. For more information, visit DELMIA Quintiq.
Port Terminal Planning
Planning and (detailed) scheduling of port terminal processes is characterized by complex business logic and numerous constraints. A planning department has to take a variety of interdependencies into account.
Our heartbeat is modeling this complex business logic, including all constraints, using specialized Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) solutions. We have developed and implemented several planning applications for different port terminal types: Dry Bulk Terminal, Liquid Bulk Terminal, RoRo & Container Terminals. These applications (or combinations of them) cover roughly 80% of all port terminal processes. The remaining 20% are often unique and company-specific.
Start with your new port terminal planning & optimization today.
Container Terminal Planning
The key components of a Container Terminal plan include but are not limited to: berth planning, stockyard planning, crane planning, Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) planning, vessel planning & scheduling and workforce planning. Planning and (detailed) scheduling of Container Terminal processes is characterized by complex business logic and numerous constraints as well as production disturbances (e.g., equipment breakdown), equipment maintenance and vessel delays. This creates the need to conduct “What-if” scenarios to model different planning outcomes given the unpredictable events that planners encounter each day.
Let Ab Ovo help you battling these many components to effective and efficient Container Terminal planning.
Advanced Analytics for Maritime
A glimpse into our numerous advanced analytics use cases for martitime divided into 4 categories: Assets, Demand, Process and Performance
Trip defficiency detecting
Use pattern recognition to find causalities of routing inefficiencies
Incorporate all available data (sensors/actuals) from customers to be better prepared
Advanced predictions of ETA/ETD for real-time scheduling adjustments
Interactive and advanced dashboarding that allow monitoring of the data ambition
Maritime Workforce Planner
We understand that operational planning of martime logistics goes hand in hand with planning the workforce. Workforce planning offers your organization a solution for planning these key business operations:
- Generating shift requirements to cover the demand
- Creating cyclic rosters and assigning these rosters to employees
- Publishing employee rosters such that employees can view their schedules on their mobile app and request for leave, shift swap, etc.
- Assigning activities to employees and manage day of operations
- Processing timesheets
Start with embedding and aligning your workforce planning into your other plans to ensure an optimized integrated operations planning is driving your margins and reduces operational costs
We support our customers in the digital transformation of their business operations. Data driven decision support is our company’s heartbeat and we deliver clarity by digitizing decision processes with extensive supply chain expertise, our smart technology and our skilled analytical team.
KLM Catering Services
KLM Catering Services supplies and improves inflight catering for airlines. In our quest for the highest level of service, reliability and innovation, we are now one of the five largest airline caterers in Europe.
DB Cargo is the only company to offer you Europe-wide rail transport from one source – fast, efficient, reliable and independent of the industry – with one of the largest rail networks in the world.
From the farm to your refrigerator, or the factory to your wardrobe, A.P. Moller – Maersk is developing solutions that meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other.
With a turnover of 2.5 billion euros and 8.9 billion revenue tonne-kilometres in 2019, Lufthansa Cargo is one of the world’s leading companies in the transport of air freight. The company currently employs about 4,500 people worldwide.
DSV wants to be a leading global supplier, fulfilling customer needs for transport and logistics services, targeting extensive growth and being among the most profitable in our industry.
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