AIMMS and Districon were chosen for their combined ability to deliver smart optimization-based supply chain solutions in a short space of time with clear ROI, supported by a professional and capable team. "Our goal is to be able to make fast, efficient and comprehensive business decisions in an environment where demands are constantly changing. GOBSS now enables us to do that. AIMMS was identified as a powerful and versatile tool with partner Districon as an outfit with the ability to harness and extract the most that the AIMMS engine has to offer. We chose this team for that very reason. Our business requirements are not only complex but unique in nature and working with the right tools and the right team was imperative for us to achieve our goals. GOBSS allows us to make better informed decisions, it is flexible, easily implemented, and quick to deliver”, says Paul Coombe, Supply Chain Director of Nampak Glass, “it has achieved the project‘s pay-back expectations by making better informed decisions”.
“The Nampak Glass Business Strategy was clear from the onset; use technology to facilitate sound and informed business decisions; the investment in business planning software therefore became expectedly, but critically one of the improvement pillars in our quest towards the Nampak Glass Business Optimization intervention. The development, customization and “go live” of the AIMMS software for Nampak were done in record time, enhancing our business rhythm, but more importantly delivered incredible stability operationally. Districon was instrumental in fast tracking and delivering the software solution to Nampak. We have taken a massive step forward, created much needed stability and visibility, but more importantly, exceeding customer expectations, what a journey”, says Pieter van den Berg, Divisional Managing Director of Nampak Glass.
"Nampak has decided to make a great step forward towards best in class performance," says Jack Pool, Managing Director at Districon. "Nampak lives the ambition to be leading the game and it's an honour to be part of this journey."
"During our engagement, I experienced Nampak as a value driven company on a clear mission with a great leadership team,’’ says Christophe Frère, VP EMEA at AIMMS. "We are proud that AIMMS’ technology is making a difference and I foresee a bright future for Nampak Group.’’