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  • November 30, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Caroline Jagtenberg wins the prestigious Jo van Nunen Award

    On November 30, OR Consultant Caroline Jagtenberg has won the prestigious Jo van Nunen award for her Ph.D thesis “Efficiency and Fairness in Ambulance Planning”.

  • November 27, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    ORTEC realizes significant reduction of CO₂-footprint in 2016

    Today ORTEC published its CO₂-footprint report over 2016, which includes a three year progress overview. For the third consecutive year the company has been able to significantly reduce its CO₂ emissions, an important part of ORTEC’s Sustainability agenda.

  • November 24, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Caroline Jagtenberg nominated for the prestigious Jo van Nunen Award

    As a global leader in advanced analytics and mathematical optimization, ORTEC takes pride in employing the industry’s top talent. It is with pleasure to announce that our colleague Caroline Jagtenberg, OR Consultant, has been nominated for the prestigious Jo van Nunen Award. A Dutch prize that acknowledges the best dissertation with a practical component in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • October 29, 2017 | Belgrade (RS)

    Visit us at the ORTEC stand at the Serbian Logistic Association conference in Belgrade

    "In today's world, you face many new challenges, regulations and customer expectations which can impact your supply chain. Smart mathematical solutions can optimize your business and help your organization become more efficient, predictable and sustainable.

  • October 25, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    CPB joins The Analytics Academy

    Time for celebration! The Analytics Academy delivered a state-of-the art theoretical Machine Learning education program to the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB). The CPB (link) is concerned with scientific research aimed at contributing to the economic decision-making process.

  • October 18, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Computable nominates ORTEC as Best Digital Company of 2017

    We are proud to announce that ORTEC Data Science has been nominated by Computable as Best Digital Company of the year. ORTEC Data Science is the specialized business unit within ORTEC that guides companies in their digital transformation by supporting them in the application of data science to improve decision-making.

  • October 17, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Roompot Vakanties and ORTEC sign multiannual cooperation agreement for advanced Revenue Management

    Recently Jurgen van Cutsem, CEO Roompot Vakanties, and Michael van Duijn, CEO ORTEC, signed a multiannual cooperation agreement. The two parties will work together to optimize returns for the more than 17,000 Roompot accommodations through a Revenue Management solution.

  • October 12, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    EBN presents best practices in Decommissioning Optimization at Offshore Energy

    ORTEC developed the optimization model for EBN.

  • October 09, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    ORTEC shares insights in advanced analytics for PostNL’s ‘Analisten Café’

    Last week ORTEC hosted a session of PostNL’s ‘Analisten Café’, a quarterly recurring event for analysts within PostNL where inspiring solutions and innovative projects from PostNL or external parties are being shared. A group of almost 40 PostNL analysts, all eager to learn more on ORTEC’s analytical capabilities in the sports market, subscribed to join this edition of the PostNL ‘Analisten Café’.

  • October 04, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    ORTEC joins UN Global Compact initiative

    ORTEC announced today that it has officially joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative. ORTEC has signed a declaration to respect the UN Global Compact’s ten principles for corporate sustainability in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. In doing so the company has committed itself to supporting and promoting the principles.

  • September 20, 2017 | Bucharest (RO)

    Logistics paradigm shifts to smart and sustainable at Romania Connected, in Bucharest. Meet us there!

    Are Romanian companies ready for the new era of logistics, where intermodal transport plays a vital role? Do they have the right partners to ensure their connectivity to the whole world? What new opportunities and markets exist, how can they access them? “Romania Connected” will provide answers during the networking event, which will take place on the 21st of September, at Hotel Caro, Bucharest.

  • September 20, 2017 | Bucharest (RO)

    Streamline your business with ORTEC at Supply Chain & Logistics Forum 2017, in Bucharest

    We have the pleasure of inviting you to the ORTEC Streamline your Supply Chain seminar on the 26th of September 2017, as part of the Business Mark event happening at the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest.

  • September 13, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    PostNL builds up its team’s data science and machine learning expertise at The Analytics Academy

    Last month, The Analytics Academy (TAA) offered a very successful course on data science and machine learning for PostNL employees. This training effort will enable the organization to become more data-driven and future-proof.

  • August 24, 2017 | Bucharest (RO)

    ORTEC guru Adi Karamehmedovic is featured in “Logistika i Transport”

    We are very happy to announce that we are featured in “Logistika i Transport”, a Serbian magazine for logistics and supply chain industry. Adi Karamehmedovic, Managing Director of ORTEC Southeast Europe, has given more insights about ORTEC and how our business is evolving in the complicated world of logistics. Let’s give you a short preview.

  • July 24, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    The ORTEC VeRoLog Solver Challenge was a huge success!

    From June last year till July 2017 we were the proud organizers of the third edition of the VeRoLog Solver Challenge. This competition challenges the best experts from around the world to compete on the most complex routing problems. Last week, the winners were announced during the VeRoLog conference at the VU, Amsterdam.

  • July 19, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    ORTEC appoints Michael van Duijn as new CEO

    ORTEC, the world leader in mathematical optimization software and analytics, has appointed Michael van Duijn per July 1st as new CEO. He is taking over the role from co-founder Aart van Beuzekom, who will continue as chairman of the board. Next to that, ex-Unilever marketeer Edgar Benschop has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer.

  • July 10, 2017 | Bucharest (RO)

    7% savings in empty km are expected by the end of the year at Aquila

    “When running a route in Romania, our drivers typically don’t need navigation as they know the roads so well. However, optimized routing is incredibly important. Now, if a driver wants to take a certain road that adds kilometers onto a trip, we can direct them to another, more efficient route through the app, saving time and money.” Adrian Pantazi, Transport Development and Projects Implementation Manager at Aquila.

  • July 05, 2017 | Bucharest (RO)

    Herman Wierenga speaking with Business Review about the added value created by ORTEC’s specialists and R&D teams in Bucharest

    In an interview with Business Review Magazine, Herman Wierenga shares his insights on Romania’s future IT specialists and encourages companies to take the next step from outsourcing to R&D: "To continue the growth of the Romanian IT industry, even when the salaries will go up and some outsourcing companies might move on to other – cheaper – countries, the IT specialists of the future will need to master the skill of product development, research and innovation". He also talks about the growing demand for advanced mathematical and optimization solutions in the Romanian transport and retail industries.

  • June 09, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Challenge accepted: ORTEC inspires data scientists worldwide!

    In today’s rapidly changing world our clients are facing complex and ambiguous challenges. Sometimes they are so challenging that even scientific literature cannot tell us how to approach them. Therefor we challenged world’s best universities to join the Vehicle Routing in Logistics Solver Challenge, the VeRoLog.

  • May 15, 2017 | Zoetermeer (NL)

    Mandersloot klaar voor toekomst met ORTEC’s planningsoftware

    Mandersloot, een bekend internationaal transportbedrijf gespecialiseerd in logistieke dienstverlening en koeltransport binnen Oost-Europa, is in de afgelopen jaren jaarlijks met 20% gegroeid. Naast het hoofdkantoor in Nederland heeft Mandersloot ook vestigingen in Polen, Tsjechië, Hongarije en Roemenië. In totaal werken er zo’n 500 mensen en bestaat de eigen vloot uit 130 voertuigen. Een efficiënt communicatie- en datasysteem is een must. Met de aanschaf van het nieuwe transport management systeem Navitrans en ORTEC’s automatische plansysteem zijn ze in een klap klaar voor de toekomst!