SAS, the business leader in business analytics and intelligence has announced that Jaypee group, one of India’s leading infrastructure industry organisations, with a diverse portfolio of businesses, including engineering and construction, cement, private hydropower, hospitality, real-estate development and highways has deployed SAS Strategy Management to better margins through improved logistics for operations research.
"SAS/OR allows us to incorporate a multitude of variables into our analysis," says R.B. Singh, CFO, Jaypee Cement. "Now, faster than ever, we can determine the best combinations of mode and route to ship our products. The net ROI is huge – it’s automated decision making in real time."
The company chose SAS/OR to manage a complex shipping matrix that involves shipping product to major markets, from plants across the country, using various modes of transportation. SAS/OR provides a powerful array of optimisation; project scheduling and simulation techniques to identify alternative actions and scenarios to better allocate routes and resources and optimize transportation logistics.