On June 17th, ILOG, an IBM Company, annouced the new releases of two of the supply chain products.
As Manufacturing Executive pointed out:
Making good on its 2008 promise to continue developing the functionality of the ILOG technology it acquired in a $340 million deal, IBM today announced a slate of updated products that includes supply chain optimization and plant scheduling software.
Of note to manufacturers is the release of IBM ILOG LogicNet Plus XE 7.0 and IBM ILOG Plant PowerOps 3.2, applications respectively aimed at helping companies plan their supply chains and create production schedules.
What is exciting for for supply chain managers is that these releases continue to show significant innovation to allow managers to make better decisions for their business.
For example, as an industry first, LogicNet Plus allows company to create tax efficient supply chains-- an important consideration for many global firms. Plant PowerOps now runs five times faster. This speed-up allows for increased flexibility and allows you to react in real-time to events in your supply chain and to changes from your customers.