Published: 20 March 2001
Analyst(s): Simon Pollard
Operations Research (OR) has been a respected and specialised area for many years. It resides at the heart of intelligent supply chain applications. Ortec is typical of the companies working with these techniques that can solve a surprisingly broad base of problems. 250-employee strong and having steady growth throughout its 20-year history, Ortec offers consultancy and software products for supply chain modelling, load planning, and a number of other areas. Flagship clients include KLM and Shell.
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