Haarlem, The Netherlands (April 29, 2013) – AIMMS has been identified as a Cool Vendor in the Supply Chain Management Applications 2013 report by Gartner Inc.

Vendors selected to be Cool Vendors are innovative, impactful and intriguing according to the information technology analysts at Gartner Inc.

“We are delighted to be recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner,” said Gijs Dullaert, CEO of AIMMS. “AIMMS technologies bring unique value to clients by answering the need for optimization tailored to each specific situation, and by, at the same time, covering all areas of the supply chain such as network optimization, rapid response optimization, segmentation, cross-segment optimization and end-to-end deployment optimization.”

One of Gartner’s key findings in this report is that “Decision support and optimization continue to be prime areas for SCM application innovation. Visualization and modeling are also becoming essential for companies to maintain visibility and control across complex supply chains.”

AIMMS allows businesses to differentiate and to improve decision-making by using agile, powerful optimization technology to discover true challenges and to deploy solutions to every workstation within an operation.

Gertjan de Lange, VP Product Strategy for AIMMS says, “We are passionate about putting the innovative power of mathematical optimization into the hands of people in supply chain organizations. We are relentlessly driven to make it easier for organizations to reap the benefits of optimization. That motivates us to continuously invest in our AIMMS technology to ensure that our clients can rapidly develop and iterate their tailored AIMMS optimization apps, and that these apps can easily and instantly be published on the client’s proprietary AIMMS Enterprise App Store.”


AIMMS is an innovative technology company with offices in The Netherlands, United States, Singapore and Shanghai. AIMMS has been sold as a unique mathematical optimization platform for more than 20 years, and provides a web-based tool for building Enterprise App Stores. AIMMS customers can create optimization engines and solutions that enable optimal decision making on complex strategic, tactical or operational problems. www.aimms.com

Media Contact:
Tanya Van Kirk, Marketing Manager
tanya.van.kirk@aimms.com, +31 (0)23 5511 512


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1Gartner “Supply Chain Management Applications” by C. Dwight Klappich, Christian Titze, Tim Payne, Noha Tohamy, Amber Salley April 16, 2013