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Discover the full potential of steel inbound supply chain planning

Wed, Dec 5, 2018 12:00 PM CET{LOCAL_TZ}

Oversupply in the global steel sector. Increased variability in the supply of raw materials. Stricter environmental regulations. Steelmakers are constantly dealing with complex variables in a market that’s becoming increasingly challenging.

Inbound logistics plays a vital role in withstanding these challenges. It can make or break the effectiveness of your organization, as well as its ability to reach yearly business goals. Therefore, optimizing the planning of your inbound supply chain requires a platform approach.

Quintiq Senior Consultant Reinier Zuurmond will demonstrate how a single platform can connect all internal processes and bring transparency to your supply chain. You will have the opportunity to learn how connecting your business departments through a shared platform can help you to:

  • Increase supply chain transparency and speed in decision-making
  • Minimize required working capital and operational costs
  • Maximize delivery performance in both quality and quantity

Meet the Hosts

Reinier Zuurmond
Senior Consultant for the Metals Industry, Quintiq

Reinier Zuurmond knows what is needed to bring real improvement to your business processes. He has worked multiple years in process and planning improvements in the shipbuilding industry. Reinier has been a consultant for Quintiq in the metals industry since 2013. He holds a master's degree in naval architecture and marine technology from Delft University of Technology.


Jethro Wookey
Contributing Editor (moderator)

Freelance Commodities Journalist Jethro Wookey began his journalistic career in 2007 at Euromoney Magazine, writing about corporate bond markets. He moved to Metal Bulletin in 2009, and spent two years covering ferro-alloys markets before becoming the magazine’s aluminium correspondent. For almost seven years he was responsible for assessing Metal Bulletin’s European aluminium premiums, as well as reporting on both upstream and downstream aluminium markets and speaking at numerous conferences. In 2017, he left Metal Bulletin to work as a freelance commodities journalist.
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