LogicTools

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LogicTools
Subsidiary of ILOG, an IBM company
Industry Supply Chain Management and Applications
Founded 1995 (Chicago, Illinois)
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois
Key people
David and Edith Simchi-Levi
Products Supply chain consulting services and applications
Number of employees
100
Website ILOG LogicTools supply chain software

LogicTools Inc. provides strategic supply chain optimization software. It offers a suite of supply chain planning solutions, including network design and planning, supply chain and inventory planning and optimization solutions, supply chain scheduling applications, distribution and stocking solution, and production sourcing and asset planning solutions. It serves consumer packaged goods, distribution, high-tech, manufacturing, process and chemical, and retail industries. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Since April 11, 2007, LogicTools has been a subsidiary of ILOG, which became an IBM company in January 2009. On March 31, 2015, LLamasoft acquired the IBM ILOG supply chain applications, which includes IBM ILOG Inventory and Product Flow Analyst, IBM ILOG LogicNet Plus XE, and IBM ILOG Transportation Analyst.

Products and services[edit]

Inventory and Product Flow Analyst LogicNet Plus XE Transportation Analyst.

Key people[edit]

David Simchi-Levi, PhD, serves as Chief Science Officer of ILOG. Dr. Simchi-Levi co-founded of LogicTools Inc. (now part of ILOG) in 1995 and serves as its Consultant. He serves as the editor-in-chief of Operations Research, the flagship journal of INFORMS. He also served as the editor-in-chief of Naval Research Logistics. He served as Chief Executive Officer of LogicTools Inc. He served positions in leading academic institutions, including Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Michigan, Purdue University, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech. He served as Chairman and Director of LogicTools, Inc. He served as Member of the board for several scientific journals. Dr. Simchi-Levi serves as Professor of Engineering Systems of MIT. He has won awards for his work in supply chain, logistics, and transportation. He has consulted and collaborated extensively with private and public organizations. He is co-author (with Julien Bramel) of "The Logic of Logistics," published by Springer in 1997. His new book, "Designing and Managing the Supply Chain," co-written with Philip Kaminsky and E. Simchi-Levi was published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill in August 1999. The book received the book-of-the-year award and the Outstanding IIE Publication award given in 2000 by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Dr. Simchi-Levi received his Ph.D. in operations research from Tel-Aviv University.

  • Edith Simchi-Levi, Vice President of Operations

Edith Simchi-Levi is a Co-founder of LogicTools, Inc. and also serves as its Vice President of Operations. Ms. Simchi-Levi has extensive experience in software development and numerous consulting projects in logistics and supply chain management. She co-wrote "Designing and Managing the Supply Chain" and other publications related to supply chain management and e-business. She received her B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University.


Recent developments[edit]

On April 11, 2007, ILOG completed the acquisition of LogicTools, a Chicago-based provider of supply chain planning applications specializing in network design and inventory optimization. LogicTools’ applications are based on the ILOG CPLEX optimization product.

On July 28, 2008, IBM and ILOG announced an agreement regarding a proposed acquisition by IBM of ILOG.

On January 6, 2009, the acquisition of ILOG by IBM was completed .

On March 31, 2015, LLamasoft acquired the IBM ILOG supply chain applications, which includes IBM ILOG Inventory and Product Flow Analyst, IBM ILOG LogicNet Plus XE, and IBM ILOG Transportation Analyst.

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