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Project Management and Scheduling 2022
Event Manufacturing Production Scheduling

Project Management and Scheduling 2022 March 7, 2022

Project Management and Scheduling (PMS) is an international workshop dedicated to Project Management and Scheduling. The workshop provides an ideal opportunity to discuss recent and important issues in the field of project management (planning, scheduling, control) and machine scheduling (single and parallel machine problems, flow shop, job shop). We congratulate our colleague Léa Blaise, Optimization…

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Air Liquide Inventory Routing
Case study Chemicals Transportation Vehicle Routing

Air Liquide Inventory Routing February 21, 2022

Air Liquide is a French multinational company that supplies industrial gases and services to various industries, including medical, chemical, and electronic manufacturers. Founded in 1902, it is the second-largest supplier of industrial gases by revenue and has operations in over 80 countries. Relying on LocalSolver, Air Liquide solves large-scale Inventory Routing Problems in minutes, making…

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Packaging Logistics Optimization for the Renault Group
Case study Automotive Supply Chain Optimization

Packaging Logistics Optimization for the Renault Group January 24, 2022

Renault Group is a French multinational automobile manufacturer, and one of the largest automakers in the world. Its Operations Research department is in charge of solving the various optimization problems arising in the company. The most frequently encountered issues are related to Supply Chain Management: production scheduling, transportation optimization, network design, item packing in trucks,…

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Optimization of Pasco Shikishima’s global supply chain
Case study Food Retail Supply Chain Optimization

Optimization of Pasco Shikishima’s global supply chain December 27, 2021

Pasco Shikishima, a Japanese leading food company ($1.5 billion in annual revenue, 4,000 employees), has chosen LocalSolver to solve a huge, global supply chain optimization problem. LocalSolver won the benchmark against Gurobi, Cplex, and Xpress. The software solution was developed by the optimization experts of the service company Future Architect, with the support from MSI,…

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LocalSolver sponsors ROADEF 2022
Event ROADEF

LocalSolver sponsors ROADEF 2022 December 13, 2021

The annual conference of the French Operations Research and Decision Support Society, namely ROADEF, will be held in Lyon on February 23-25, 2022. LocalSolver is glad to sponsor ROADEF 2022. Please meet us at our booth to discover LocalSolver 11.0 new features and applications. This is also the occasion to meet our team of Optimization Scientists and…

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Toho Titanium Shipment Management
Case study Metals Transportation

Toho Titanium Shipment Management November 15, 2021

Toho Titanium is a Japanese manufacturer of non-ferrous metals and one of the world leaders in titanium smelting and refining. Titanium is characterized by its lightness, high specific strength, and high corrosion resistance. It is used in various fields, from aerospace materials to consumer products. As part of Toho Titanium’s digital transformation program, the company…

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Logistics Network Design for Newton.Vaureal Consulting
Case study Food Network design Retail

Logistics Network Design for Newton.Vaureal Consulting October 18, 2021

Newton.Vaureal Consulting is a consultancy company specialized in operations management. From the beginning of 1998, Newton chose to form their own team of operations research specialists to handle all modeling needs that arise in business projects such as network design, planning, and scheduling. With 6 network design projects carried out by LocalSolver last year, Newton…

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Covid-19 Resilience Simulator for Colas
Case study Construction Simulation Optimization Workforce Scheduling

Covid-19 Resilience Simulator for Colas September 20, 2021

Colas is a world leader in the construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure, including roads, railways, airports, ports, and urban developments. Colas operates in over 50 countries on five continents. In 2004, Portsmouth City Council (UK) awarded Ensign, a Colas subsidiary, a pathfinder 25-year private finance initiative (PFI) contract to manage its highway network. The…

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Workspace Allocation Optimization for the Renault Group
Case study Automotive Resource Allocation

Workspace Allocation Optimization for the Renault Group August 23, 2021

Renault Group is a French multinational automobile manufacturer, and one of the largest automakers in the world. They have been using LocalSolver since 2016 to solve various optimization problems they face. In this case, Renault’s Operations Research department sought to optimize the workspace allocation with LocalSolver. Renault’s workspace allocation problem To optimize the organization of its…

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TF1 TV media planning solution
Case study Advertising Media planning

TF1 TV media planning solution July 12, 2021

TF1 is a major media group in Europe and the leading TV group in France, with a 20% audience share and 30% of the advertising market. The company generated €2 billion in sales in 2020, mainly thanks to media planning. TF1 PUB is the advertising agency of the group, selling time to advertisers. For example,…

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