Argos selects i2 Solutions to drive supply chain

Argos selects i2 Solutions to drive supply chain
Published: 24 August 2006

i2 Technologies, Inc has announced that Cementos Argos S.A has selected i2 supply chain planning and  transportation management solutions. The company intends to implement these solutions to drive overall supply chain efficiency, reduce transportation  costs as the transportation world presents unprecedented complexity and challenges to shippers, and seize the untapped growth potential in global

"We chose i2 for its user-interfaces, functionality, scalability and speed to implement," said Jorge Mario Velazquez, vice president of logistics, Cementos Argos. "As we evaluated all competing products, we were not only impressed with i2’s capabilities of fostering operational efficiencies and collaboration across functional silos, but also the industry knowledge, expertise of i2 consultants and installed successful customer base."

"As our business expands into international markets, we felt the urgency to deploy technology that is able to solve complex supply chain management problems on a global basis," said Luis Cappeletti, logistics manager, Cementos Argos. "We believe that i2 is a solutions provider that we can rely on to streamline our supply chain networks and support our global growth."

By installing i2 tools with analytics and reporting capabilities, Cementos Argos can gain a better perspective on its planning  and execution data for root-cause analysis. Cementos Argos can also use these solutions to support master planning, allocation planning, distribution planning, inventory planning and profit optimization. The products are designed to support intelligent decision making at every stage of the supply chain from raw materials procurement to finished goods  distribution as well as deliver supply chain visibility and comprehensive data management, analytics and reporting of key transportation costs and service trade-offs.