Ryder Selects LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru
LLamasoft Will be the Primary Tool for Supply Chain and Transportation Network Design
ANN ARBOR, Mich (July 22, 2014) – LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, has announced that Ryder has selected LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru as the primary application for supply chain design and vehicle route optimization throughout the company’s global enterprise.
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), is a North American based leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions. Ryder specializes in fleet management, supply chain management and dedicated transportation services and had revenues in excess of $5 billion in 2013.
“We selected LLamasoft for its holistic approach to supply chain design,” said Tom Kroswek, senior director of supply chain excellence, Ryder Global Supply Chain Services. “By combining network optimization, inventory optimization, vehicle route optimization and simulation on the LLamasoft platform, Ryder will be able to identify near-term cost saving opportunities and test the effects of new network designs before we enact them.”
“LLamasoft is honored to be Ryder’s partner for supply chain and transportation network design,” said Toby Brzoznowski, executive vice president for LLamasoft. “Combining LLamasoft’s market-leading supply chain design technology with Ryder’s unique expertise in logistics management will create significant and differentiating value to the companies Ryder serves.”
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