selects Quintiq SCP&O platform to improve crude oil delivery logistics
operates a rail-to-barge transfer system transporting crude oil from origins in the United States to multiple destinations along the Mississippi River System.
The company has a fleet of rail cars and barges with 550,000 barrel storage capacity and a 24-hour unit train transfer system.
The challenge of balancing increasing demand from multiple customers, resource capacity limitations and handling large volumes of crude oil creates an intricate planning p uzzle.
5.0 platform will automate planning functions across the organization to optimize the quantity of crude oil transported via the rail terminal-barge and port systems.
will benefit from the Quintiq platform through increased planner independence and a more efficient crude oil logistics supply chain.
"We require a SCP&O platform that would provide unprecedented supply chain visibility, enabling us to make informed decisions based on reliable insights into the past, present and future of our operations, critical to competing in today's volatile market," said Mark Marquis, CEO at Marquis Inc.
has an outstanding track record in the industry and we are looking forward to using 5.0."
"Our work with Marquis brings us closer to solidifying our SCP&O leadership position in the oil and gas supply chain marketplace," said Dr. Victor Allis, CEO of Quintiq.
"We have built industry solutions tailored to the unique planning requirements of the industry and are excited to be working with Marquis