Germany’s €30bn rail and transport giant Deutsche Bahn selects Syncron solution for improved service parts management
The Syncron Global Inventory Management solution will be implemented across Deutsche Bahn’s parts supply chain to establish a more effective service parts planning process.
DÜSSELDORF & FRANKFURT, September 8, 2010 – Syncron International AB – Europe’s fastest growing supply chain software vendor, Syncron, will implement its Global Inventory Management solution to establish a best-in-class parts planning process across Deutsche Bahn’s entire spare parts supply chain in Germany.
The solution will provide network-wide optimization and visibility for all service parts inventory across Deutsche Bahn’s over 100 stock locations, providing greater efficiency in forecasting, replenishment and distribution processes to ensure the highest service levels and vehicle uptime.
“We manage more then 600 000 SKU’s and repairables that support the continuous operation of all rail vehicles in Germany. We see a great opportunity with Syncron to improve our efficiency in this process” explained Mr. Achim Leister, Head of Spare Parts Supply Chain Management of Deutsche Bahn. “We selected Syncron’s solution because of its excellent functionality and the SAP certification that will provide seamless interaction with our SAP systems”.
Deutsche Bahn began an extensive selection process with leading supply chain software vendors, before selecting Syncron as their partner. The implementation of a test system of Syncron’s Global Inventory Management solution has already begun.
“Deutsche Bahn’s selection of Syncron is another proof of Syncron Solutions being the world’s most advanced supply chain software. Logistical performance is higher, the architecture is fully scalable to handle the largest assortments and transaction volumes in the world and our software provides support for 24 hour supply chains. Additionally, Deutsche Bahn valued the short time it takes to implement Syncron.” said Anders Grudén, CEO Syncron International. “It is exciting to have one of the world’s largest transportation operators select Syncron and join our growing global customer base.”
For more information, please contact:
Anders Grudén, CEO Syncron International AB
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