Barloworld Logistics Enhances Service Delivery with River Logic Platform

Barloworld Logistics, an international provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions, has selected River Logic’s Enterprise Optimiser (EO), a constraint-based modelling platform, to enhance service to its customers by identifying opportunities for greater savings and profit improvement.

EO will provide Barloworld with access to essential business intelligence information to help them drive better results. EO is a modelling and analytics platform that can accurately represent the entire enterprise to help achieve cross-functional planning. EO delivers insights to users through a holistic understanding of the business, and gives them the ability to conduct fast what-if simulation and optimisation analyses that accurately measures full financial impact. EO makes it possible to increase planning agility, making it a foundation for dynamic course correction, and it aligns business planning and decision-making with key performance indicator (KPI) targets and financial plans.

“After benchmarking EO against other decision support applications in the market, looking at several key areas, including logistics/network optimisation; sourcing/procurement optimisation; manufacturing optimisation; financial optimisation; and supply chain/organisation planning, we chose EO for its ability to best maximise the financial impact of our strategic and operational decisions for both our customers and ourselves. The software’s holistic financial reporting and modelling capability was a clear differentiator,” said Eric Gower-Winter, chief executive officer (CEO), Barloworld Logistics Africa.


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