UniSoma – Votorantim Celulose e Papel – PLANFLOR
UniSoma is implementing at Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP), one of the leading companies of Brazil in the pulp and paper sector, an AIMMS-based solution for optimized forest planning – PLANFLOR.
Considering harvesting costs and productivity forecasting that depends on each region, the model prescribes the best management actions for the forest areas in next 30 years, ensuring wood supply for the plants and minimizing costs. The system deals with particular business practices, like land , evaluation of buy and sale opportunities, and need of soft variation on transportation costs year-to-year. Solutions for the scenarios are visualized on maps by a connection of AIMMS with GIS, what enables the evaluation of spatial constraints that are not explicit on mathematical modeling but are operationally important.
About Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP)
VCP is one of Latin America’s biggest pulp and paper manufacturers and exports around 90% of the pulp production to over 55 countries in the five continents. In Brazil, it is a leader in the segments of couché paper, self-copying paper, thermic paper and other special ones. It is an open capital company with shares negotiated in São Paulo stock exchange and ADRs in New York market since 2000.
About UniSoma Matemática para Produtividade
UniSoma, established in 1984, is a Brazilian consultancy company specializing in the development and implementation of integrated production and logistics planning solutions. UniSoma develops supply chain management (SCM) solutions, also known as Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), using multidimensional representations of physical, economic, and management attributes and constraints.
Industry sectors to which UniSoma has delivered AIMMS-based solutions include Integrated Meat Production (Poultry, Swine, and meat processing), Pulp & Paper, Steel, Iron Ore Production, Energy, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, and Financial Services.
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