Prizes in China : “Best Logistics Operations Optimization Solution”

2015-04-09

The China Communications and Transportation Association rewards GEOCONCEPT geo-optimization solutions

The Opti-Time and TourSolver solutions have just won two prizes at a biennial ceremony organized by the China Communications and Transportation Association. These prices reward technologies enabling Chinese companies to be better positioned to improve their performance on the ground.

The China Communications and Transportation Association rewards GEOCONCEPT geo-optimization solutions

The Opti-Time and TourSolver solutions have just won two prizes at a biennial ceremony organized by the China Communications and Transportation Association.

These prices reward technologies enabling Chinese companies to be better positioned to improve their performance on the ground.



GEOCONCEPT, the designer of geographical optimization technologies for professionals, hereby announces that Opti-Time, its geo-optimized scheduling software suite, and TourSolver, its round optimization software solution, have been rewarded by the China Communications and Transportation Association. Opti-Time received the prize for “Best Logistics Operations Optimization Solution” and TourSolver, the prize for “Best Logistics Operations Online Optimization Solution”.

Every two years, the Association sets up a committee comprising ten or more experts in the industrial sector to award the prizes. More than 100 companies were competing in 2014. The judges evaluated the candidatures and selected the prizewinners based on their innovative nature, their simplicity of use and their customer benefits in terms of improving the efficiency of mobile teams and logistics operations.

Solutions dedicated to optimizing mobile field workforces to improve their performance.

Thanks to Geoconcept's round and scheduling optimization solutions, Chinese companies can master their logistics operations, put in place productive scheduling and track calls and deliveries in real time while ensuring customer satisfaction.

A full web solution, Opti-Time manages appointment, customer service and delivery schedules. From booking appointments to optimizing movements on the ground via the definition and consideration of business constraints, Opti-Time provides mobility decision-makers and operational staff with a comprehensive and customized solution for pinpoint, relevant, rapid and least-cost customer calls.

TourSolver is easy to use and the ideal solution for companies wishing to adopt a simple tool with a fast return on investment. Thanks to powerful optimization algorithms, TourSolver generates the most profitable organization and routes possible while taking account of customer constraints, human resource-related constraints and each vehicle's specific characteristics.


“Since launching in China in 2007 we have been able to develop our activities to respond to companies' needs in this market and build a solid client base. Today we are proud that our efforts have been rewarded by an institution that is recognized in the transportation sector. This encourages us to continue investing in China, and in Asia in general”
said Didier Robert, GEOCONCEPT's Managing Director.

 


About the GEOCONCEPT Group
Created from the merger between GEOCONCEPT, Europe’s leading Geographical Information System publisher, and Opti-Time, which publishes software for professionals, today the GEOCONCEPT Group ranks among the world leaders in enterprise cartographic and optimization applications.
Always at the forefront since it was founded in 1990, GEOCONCEPT combined geographical information and optimization tools to invent geo-optimization, or the optimization of activities by intelligently integrating geographical information into systems. Innovation is always at the heart of the Group's strategy with 25% of its expenditure dedicated to R&D. The benefits of geo-optimization apply to areas as varied as geo-marketing, territory management, crisis management or mobile workforce management… Within each area, the geographical optimization components and solutions can be integrated directly by the clients or by Group partners.
The GEOCONCEPT Group has locations in Paris, Grenoble and Caen, as well as foreign subsidiaries: Chennai/India, Geneva/Switzerland, Madrid/Spain, Shanghai/China. Strategic partners also resell the Group's solutions in London/Great Britain, Mexico City/Mexico,  São Paulo/Brazil, Tokyo/Japan…The Group's solutions are available in 7 languages. Today the GEOCONCEPT Group boasts more than 10,000 reference customers at 100,000 geo-optimized resources in 35 countries.

Press contact: AxiCom France
Elise Koenig
Tel : 01 56 02 68 38 - elise.koenig@axicom.com

Marketing contact : GEOCONCEPT
Christèle Fernandes - christele.fernandes@geoconcept.com