ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 9 August 2011 – SolveIT Software Pty Ltd, a leading provider of enterprise software for supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling, announced today that it has won the National iAward in the e-Logistics and Supply Chain category for its Supply Chain Network Optimiser (SCNO). SolveIT Software will now represent Australia at the international APICTA Awards in Thailand, November 2011, sharing the spotlight with the best of the Asia Pacific region.
SolveIT Software’s Supply Chain Network Optimiser (SCNO) is a single application for managing all the complexity of an end-to-end supply chain. Based on propriety platforms for advanced non-linear optimisation, prediction, and what-if analysis, SolveIT’s SCNO system can manage the planning, scheduling and optimisation of multi-site sourcing, production, storage, and logistics. Customers include BMA Coal, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals Group, CBH Group, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Vittera, Incitec Pivot, Foster’s Group, Orlando Wines, Xstrata Copper, and Xstrata Zinc, among others.
Speaking at the NBN launch in Brunswick, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said “It is fitting to also acknowledge that today the iAwards are being held, which recognise Australia’s best digital innovators.”
The iAwards honours companies at the cutting edge of technology innovation as
well as leading professionals across the industry. Most importantly, the iAwards honours the achievements of Australian innovators. The second phase of judging is at a National Level, and is a technical review by judges made up of previous iAward winners and ICT industry professionals, who assess all nominations to select National Winners. Selection was based on the inspiring nature of the candidates, as well as meeting award criteria. Judges look for solutions that catch their imagination and attention.
“It is a great privilege to be recognized for all of our years of cutting edge research and development in the area of optimisation science with national supply chain iAward,” said Dr Zbigniew Michalewicz, Chairman of SolveIT Software and Chief Scientific Officer. “This award, along with the rapid adoption in the marketplace of our SCNO application across global, multi-billion dollar organisations, is the best validation of what we have innovated and commercialised.”
SolveIT Software Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling. With more than 150 employees across 5 offices, SolveIT offers enterprise advanced planning software for supply chain network optimisation and demand planning & forecasting. SolveIT’s mining software applications cover exploration management, mine planning and scheduling, and pit-to-port logistics optimisation. Customers of SolveIT Software include Rio Tinto Iron Ore, BHP Iron Ore, Viterra, Pacific National Coal, Incitec Pivot, Foster's Group, Nufarm, Liquor Marketing Group, PFD Food Services, Pernod Ricard, Fortescue Metals Group, Xstrata Copper/Zinc/Coal, BMA Coal, Hancock Prospecting, ElectraNet, Crossland Resources, and CBH Group.
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SolveIT Software Pty Ltd
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