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Linde Extends Paragon Transport Planning Software Across 50 Countries

Apr 16 2012 Read 941 Times

Linde Group as announced deployment of Paragon routing and scheduling software in 50 countries for managing the distribution of industrial and therapeutic gases globally. With Paragon automating and optimising the routes and schedules, Linde customers can place orders for next day delivery. Linde has demonstrated that the software has
improved customer service levels, particularly with critical deliveries, and is enabling operational savings worldwide.

The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 49,100 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2010 financial year, it achieved sales of 12.868 billion euro.

Martyn Stretch, Global Transport Manager for Linde's cylinder business said:

“Paragon is the routing software of choice for Linde cylinder business globally. It is integral to the efficiency of our gas cylinder business and we have proven that the software is the best choice for producing optimised delivery routes and schedules.

With this new licence, we now have the opportunity to roll out the software to all our sites worldwide from centrally hosted servers within our IS network and accessed through a Citrix link.

Paragon has proven to be a reliable supplier and has been supportive to our goal of continually improving our gas delivery operations.

“The new licence gives our logistics teams around the world the ability to use and benefit from Paragon’s superior transport planning  capabilities, which ultimately will boost service levels.

With so many of our sites worldwide now using Paragon software, we have full confidence in the system and can vouch for the company’s support during implementation and afterwards, together with the excellent training it provides,” he added. “Paragon has supported the roll out of software to Poland, Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia and Chile, with further installations in the Baltics, South Africa, Hong Kong and Benelux in progress.

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