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Strategic partnership between ICS Group and ICRON opens companies access to unique „Advanded Analytics“ platform, which offers agility and substantial increase in EBIT.

 

Neu-Anspach, 10 April 2017: In April 2017 ICS Group and ICRON sealed their strategic partnership. This partnership enables companies access to a so far unique Advanced Analytics platform. The high intelligent system, in the DACH region (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) under the brand name “ICS BI-Execution”, will be used for cross-company process analysis, planning and control.

In comparison with common Business Intelligence / Business Analytics systems, which only offer forecasts depending on data of the past, the innovative platform can develop real „What-if-scenarios“ and a free forecast model on different levels with real-time data. Beyond valid decision-making-tools and plan data, ICS BI-Execution can control automated supply chain processes by real- time data. So companies will be able to achieve key performance indicators (KPI) and a significant increase in EBIT.

ICRON, an international established software company for Advanced Planning & Scheduling and Supply Chain Optimization, offered the solution and software know-how. ICS, an established consulter and provider of integrated process digitization, received the sole consulting and selling right for the system solution. Both companies cooperate closely since 2016 and have implemented successful cross-company pilot projects to ICS BI-EXecution. With this exclusive agreement the partners intensify their cooperation to push even more the paradigm shift to analytics systems in concerns and medium-sized companies.

So Mr Stephan Müller, managing director of ICS IT-Logistik Systeme GmbH in the ICS Group, explains: „ICS BI-EXecution enables in a unique way forward-looking decisions over all business silos, which provide the way to the greatest possible success. Advanced Analytics is for sure one of the most valuable IT tools, which companies can use for profit maximization and improvement of their market positioning. The end of the coincidence by scenario-based planning and continuous real-time optimization.”

„In Gartner´s opinion the algorithm-based analysis of business processes will be a top technology trend in 2017, too. ICRON provides a software platform with optimization engines and self-learning algorithms, which enable a scenario-based analysis. This is possible because of memory computing power in real-time. Therefore companies receive fast high-quality plans and the possibility of ad hoc scenario analysis. These plans can be used optional for automated process control, for example for production, logistics and service. ICS BI-EXecution offers so a faster time-to-market than every other software at the market and unlimited “What-if-screnarios”, reported Nejdet Pamuk, Managing Director Europe and Asia of ICRON.

Thomas Brenneis, CFO of the ICS Group, sum up: “Business analytics was yesterday – today is the time for advanced analytics. With this solution companies receive a powerful IT-tool to make forward-looking plans and decisions. Realized projects showed extraordinary increase in EBIT in a short time.”

Interested parties will find more information in the internet under www.ics-group.eu or per phone +49 6081 9400-0.

 

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Press contact of ICS Group

 

Karel Hudec, Director Marketing & Communications ICS Group
Phone +49 6081 9400-71, khudec@ics-group.eu

 

René Weiler, Marketing Manager

Phone +49 6081 9400-70, rweiler@ics-group.eu

 

Company contact ICS Group

 

ICS International AG

Siemensstr. 11

61267 Neu-Anspach
Germany
Phone +49 6081 9400-0

Fax +49 6081 9400-75

info@ics-group.eu

www.ics-group.eu

 

 

Press contact of ICRON

 

Alfred den Besten, Chief Marketing Officer

Mobile +31(0)6 2031 5333, a.denbesten@icrontech.com

 

Company contact ICRON

 

ICRON Headquarters (Amsterdam)

Burg. Stramanweg 108-N

1101AA Amsterdam

Netherlands

Phone +31-(0)20-4090337

info@icrontech.com

www.icrontech.com

 

 

 

About ICS Group

The ICS Group (ICS) offers medium-sized companies and concerns consulting, hardware, software and services to create customer added value and competitive advantages. Customers of trade, production and logistics receive reliable supply chain solutions and scalable, flexible services. Examples are WMS and SAP solutions for goods movement, mobile cross-company processes and clear product traceability over the whole life cycle.

 

ICS sees itself as a partner, managed reliable mixed IT hardware and IT infrastructures and offers customers individual tailored services up to fully integrated service solution. ICS supports its customers reliable and fast in growing and internationalization.

 

The ICS Group owns a service desk in Berlin, a certified professional repair center and a technical versed field service. The system provider is located in the metropolitan region Frankfurt am Main and employs more than hundreds of specialists.

 

 

About ICRON

Every company’s planning and supply chain problems are uniquely complex and challenging, but there is a single, simple solution: ICRON. ICRON’s algorithm-based, advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software platform is capable of delivering total integration and optimization throughout any enterprise and driving greater operational efficiency, business agility and profitability. Developed in 1992 and proven through scores of successful implementations in some of the world’s largest corporations, ICRON possesses the power and flexibility to provide a complete, customized planning optimization solution for any company – regardless of the size or complexity of your organization.

 

Even if your business is facing numerous planning and supply chain challenges, ICRON has the capacity to handle multiple planning processes simultaneously and to enable uniform and unified optimization of all of these separate processes – thereby avoiding sub-optimization and eliminating the need for multiple APS systems. No matter which stage of any Supply Chain Optimization Maturity Model your business falls into, ICRON’s scalable platform will provide a 100% fit for your company’s needs at its current state of development, and the pricing of the software will be determined accordingly. And as your business grows and matures, ICRON will expand its deployment, gradually offering more features to meet your company’s increasingly sophisticated requirements. This maturity benefits-based pricing model is designed to continuously deliver optimal value and ROI. ICRON’s groundbreaking APS optimization software platform will serve as the single solution for all of your planning and supply chain problems. ICRON will transform your business, empowering you with the capability to visualize, synchronize, and optimize your end-to-end supply chain operations.

 

Founded in 1992, ICRON has over 500+ enterprise implementations to date. Customers include ASML, FORD, Bridgestone, Villeroy & Boch, Yves Rocher, Perfetti/van Melle, Singapore Airlines and Rolls Royce. ICRON is headquartered in Amsterdam, has offices in Istanbul and Singapore, and also global R&D center in Istanbul combined with a global network of partners. For more information, email to info@icrontech.com or visit the website icrontech.com.

 

 

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Picture 1 and 2: Stephan Müller, Managing Director of ICS IT-Logistik Systeme, Nejdet Pamuk, Managing Director Europe and Asia of ICRON and Thomas Brenneis, CFO of ICS Group (from left to right) – here photographed at an ICS booth – sealed their strategic partnership in April 2017. Together they would like to inspire companies as digitization pioneer for advanced analytics.


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