Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 16, 2012
A privately held, global supply chain software provider, ORTEC, announced the opening of two new offices in Houston, Texas and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is in line with ORTEC's recent expansion in Australia, Scandanavia and Italy, which have been very successful. "The strategy is working. We have been able to better serve our customers globally with a local presence.” stated Corne Aantjes, ORTEC’s CEO of the Americas. “Our new Houston office will be focused on providing consulting services with customers in the oil and gas sector such as Shell, BP and Gulf. The expansion into Brazil and South America is very exciting for us as some of our larger customers such as Coca-Cola, P&G, Whirlpool and Repsol are very active there.”
In the last three years, ORTEC has tripled its customers, doubled revenue and expanded headquarters at 3630 Peachtree in Ritz Carlton Residence Tower, despite a global recession. In the last six months, ORTEC hired a new EVP of The Americas, Jeff Wilson, who has more than 25 years of experience within the software/technology industry building, transforming and evolving businesses and optimizing sales productivity and operational efficiency. He has held senior management positions at INMAR, WHOOP, ARIBA and PROCURI and is widely recognized as a talented change agent for his strategic vision and team building finesse.
ORTEC Member of 2012 Franz Edelman Award Winning Team
ORTEC, in conjunction with TNT Express and Tilburg University won the 2012 Franz Edelman Award for a global optimization program which uses advanced operations research methods to optimize TNT’s transport network. The Edelman Award is considered the highest honor in the field of operations research, the discipline of applying analytical methods to help make better business decisions. Since its inception in 1972, cumulative dollar benefits from Edelman finalist projects have reached $180 billion.
ORTEC is the world’s leading provider of advanced planning and optimization software. ORTEC software solutions achieve optimal route plans, real-time fleet scheduling and visibility, more efficiently built pallets and fuller truckloads, driving down costs at every point in the supply chain. In addition, ORTEC solutions enable increased delivery forecasting accuracy and improved customer service. ORTEC provides best-of-breed, SAP-embedded and SAP-certified solutions. ORTEC Consulting Group (OCG), adds credibility to decision-making processes of organizations by applying advanced mathematical and econometric models. OCG optimizes: revenues, supply chains, manufacturing, logistics and business processes. With North American headquarters in Atlanta and global headquarters in Gouda, The Netherlands, ORTEC has been providing innovative software solutions to Fortune 500 companies for more than 30 years. In the area of advanced planning solutions, ORTEC has more than 1,650 customers worldwide, 550 employees and offices in Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific Region. For more information about ORTEC visit http://www.ortec.com/us.