Pfeifer & Langen counts on Logivations W2MO for Strategic Network Planning
Munich, 14 September 2016 – Pfeifer & Langen ranks among the most successful sugar producers in Europe. It offers a broad range of high-quality products within its brands Diamant Zucker and Kölner Zucker. Pfeifer & Langen counts on Logivations” (www.logivations.com) cloud-based strategic/tactical planning tool W2MO for the integrated holistic supply chain optimization from raw sugar production to final delivery to the customers.
All solutions available on the market were first examined in an extensive evaluation process. “The combination of the user-friendly, Google Maps based tool W2MO together with the competence of Logivations were crucial factors in our selection process”, comments Olaf Sackmann, Head of Supply Chain Planning at Pfeifer & Langen. Furthermore Patricia Rachinger, Head of Product Management at Logivations explains: “The integration of warehouse and network planning in W2MO enables our customers to easily get transparency and calculate in detail the impact of quantitative changes in one location to the level of single machines. This significantly approves the quality of logistics network planning.”
Logivations is the worldwide exclusive provider of such a mature and established solution which can be used either from the cloud or by local installation. Furthermore, W2MO uses an in-memory database which can manage huge amounts of data more efficient than traditional tools. A two-way data exchange of key business information is possible due to direct integration to SAP. Logivations is a SAP Application Development Partner.
Currently the solution is being implemented and integrated with SAP and should be available for daily operations from September.
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Logivations GmbH is an international consulting and software solution provider with headquarters in Munich. The company develops innovative solutions based on advanced web technologies for holistic
design and optimization of all logistics aspects. The software solution W2MO is the leading Internet platform for logistics design, 3D-simulation, optimization, performance evaluation and operational
management of logistics processes. W2MO has a user-friendly interface and can be easily integrated.
More than 30.000 professional users worldwide use W2MO directly from the cloud. W2MO has been nominated several times, including for the “Best Product” at LogiMAT 2011. Gartner Inc., the US research and advisory corporation, highlighted Logivations in their 2013 report on “Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Management Applications”.
Pfeifer & Langen GmbH & Co. KG is a German sugar producer with headquarters in Cologne. The company distributes sugar products for household and industrial purposes with the brand names Kölner Zucker and Diamant Zucker. Pfeifer & Langen is the third largest German sugar producer. The company Pfeifer & Langen has been family-owned since its foundation in 1870.