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MAN reorganizes European container network with software of Axxom

07-07-2009 04:48 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

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Assembling in a production site of MAN: The commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to optimize its container logistics with a new software of Axxom. (photo: MAN Group)

Assembling in a production site of MAN: The commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to optimize its container logistics with a new software of Axxom. (photo: MAN Group)

MAN Nutzfahrzeuge decided to implement ORion-PI® of Axxom to optimize its European empty container network. By using the software MAN wants to reduce transport costs, to enhance security of supply by optimal container availability and to increase transparency about flow of commodities, processes and costs.

Six main and ten sub locations provide Man’s European production plants with more than 30 different containers of around 1.800 suppliers. The commercial vehicle manufacturer will now use Axxom’s software analysing and optimizing the existing network. ORion-PI® will simulate different scenarios of the network and identify approaches to improvements – for example by re-assigning suppliers, capacities and containers to different locations. Thus, unnecessary transports can be avoided, leading to lower transport costs and CO2 emissions.

Axxom Software AG is an international provider of software solutions and services for the comprehensive optimization of value-add processes. With its software ORion-PI® the technology company offers a solution for the design, simulation, planning and optimization of all business processes and systems in all fields of production and logistics. ORion-PI® is in use on five continents in more than 35 countries. Axxom Software AG was founded in April 2001. Since 2004 Axxom has a development center in Timisoara / Romania.

Axxom Software AG
Jens Verstaen
Corporate Communications
Paul-Gerhardt-Allee 46
81245 München / Germany
Tel: +49 (0)89 / 568 23-321
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 568 23-399
E-Mail: jens.verstaen@axxom.com
Internet: www.axxom.com

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