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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

Don’t Forecast Demand, Model Your Demand

ToolsGroup

Demand modeling is different from demand forecasting. Simply put, it doesn’t forecast demand, it models demand. Forecasting typically starts with a time series of data—usually presented as a bar chart displaying demand by month or by week.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Respond to Volatile Supply Conditions with “What-if” Scenario Planning  

Logility

Supply variability today. It’s tempting to think of supply variability as a recent phenomenon caused by COVID-19. Supply chain professionals know better. Supply disruptions are as old as trade itself. What’s the Smart Response to Ongoing Supply Variability?

Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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Create Continuous Supply Chain Visibility Through Modelling

CHAINalytics

Supply chain issues are in the mainstream, … The post Create Continuous Supply Chain Visibility Through Modelling appeared first on Chainalytics.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support

AIMMS

Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business. To address this, Gartner advises organizations to adopt scenario planning for S&OP. COVID-19 and Scenario Planning.

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

Win-Win Value Chain Scenarios Require Collaboration

Enterra Insights

Historically, this is called a win-win scenario. In the win-win scenario, involved parties benefit more than they would otherwise have benefited. The win-win scenario is not about all sides reaching a happy compromise; it’s about all sides “winning.”

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization vs Inventory Optimization

ToolsGroup

Imagine what would happen if each station optimized its schedule and traffic independently: city-wide chaos would ensue. Now consider that by not optimizing your inventory from a global vantage point you may be creating, if not outright chaos, a much less efficient network than you could have.

What is Freight Demand Modeling?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Any successful business will take measures to forecast supply and demand for their products and services. Freight Demand Modeling. Demand modeling can determine how much a load will cost to get across the country.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Scenario Planning: Predict What-Ifs and Disrupt Them with Integrated, Continuous Planning

Logility

Fortunately, businesses are beginning to get the message as they consider the advantages of what-if scenario planning to foresee the possibilities ahead and get comfortable with a level of unpredictability that paralyzes actionable decision-making. .

Demand Shaping Strategies for a More Profitable Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

As the supply chain crisis enters yet another year, demand volatility continues to reach unprecedented heights. Let’s take a look at what demand shaping is and why it could be critical to your supply chain. What Is Demand Shaping? Lower prices to increase demand.

Supply Chain Modeling: Here’s What You Need To Know

River Logic

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Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning

ToolsGroup

When you’re perusing luxury handbags online, or testing which cocktail dress suits you the best, you probably don’t pause to consider all the supply chain complexities and analytics required to ensure the fashion items you’re craving are in-stock. Hybrid models (i.e.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Success Strategies for Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

There’s been a lot of change in how we view supply chain demand forecasting: we moved from a focus on supply—what and how much to supply or replenish—to the demand-driven supply chain, which placed too much emphasis on the intermediate goal of an accurate demand forecast.

Supply Chain Network Design Maturity and Implementation Models Post COVID-19

AIMMS

The post Supply Chain Network Design Maturity and Implementation Models Post COVID-19 appeared first on AIMMS

Logility to Acquire Network Optimization Provider Starboard Solutions

Logility

With Starboard’s Digital Twin Technology, Logility Clients Can Better Answer “What if” Scenarios and Optimize Supply Chain Networks to Overcome Disruptions and Drive Growth. a Traverse City, Michigan based innovator of supply chain network design software.

Nespresso Optimizes Orders and Inventory with End-to-End Digital Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Nespresso’s complex coffee supply chain. It’s no simple task providing customers access to the full range of capsules and coffee machines on all sales channels, across more than 70 boutiques in Italy, while optimizing inventory levels. Optimized transport.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

He had a load full of cotton bales, and while idling away hours at a shipyard watching stevedores load other cargo onto ships he dreamed up containers that transformed global supply chains. The promise of supply chain planning software has led leaders to chase the mirage of the perfect plan.

Demand Optimization Maturity Curve

Logility

Forecasting customer demand has been a critical aspect of business since ancient times. Basic business forecasting models were developed in the early 1900’s. Economic forecasting using Keynesian models was developed in the 1930’s and spread to other industrialized countries after WWII. The first commercially available demand planning system was introduced to the market in the mid 1970’s by American Software. This post discusses the Demand Optimization Maturity Curve.

Scenario Planning: Supply Chains Need a Plan

DynaSys

It’s a universal truth that in supply chains there has to be a plan. A plan of what is going to be sold, a plan of what inventory is needed to meet the demand, a plan of what to make, and a plan of what to buy. The impact has been felt in every supply chain in the world.

Getting Started with Supply Chain Network Modeling

CHAINalytics

A company’s ability to evaluate multiple “what-if” scenarios and make rapid decisions with a high level of confidence is what keeps supply chains moving during disruptions like COVID-19. But what do you do if you don’t have an existing network model?

How Data Analytics Can Solve the Challenges Faced by SC Leaders in Discrete Manufacturing

Bringing data-driven intelligence to supply chain increases revenue, reduces costs, and improves the overall performance of any business, especially manufacturing companies where supply chain is the bloodline of their business. Read more!

Fixed Logistics Model vs Flexible Logistics Model

Locus

Today, businesses are at the cusp of new changes in the supply chain that includes evolving customer expectations, omnichannel purchasing, and the shipping of unpredictable volumes. Choosing the right logistics model determines the efficiency of its overall supply chain operations.

The Ultimate SCOR Model for Supply Chain Decisions

River Logic

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Amplify the Value of Global F&B Networks with Scenario Planning

Logility

What-if analysis for F&B is quickly becoming a tool of choice to coordinate sales and operations planning (S&OP), align with supply chain partners, and track the effectiveness of the overall network. Demand shifts were anticipated, but the degree to which they happened was surprising.

Model N

Supply Chain Shaman

Model N, a revenue management enterprise software provider, went public on March 20, 2013. I only know of two public offerings in the enterprise applications market in the last year: Model N and E2Open. They are very different models serving different industries with different management styles; but one thing that I do know, there have been too few IPOs in the enterprise applications software space. That is what we did at Model N.

What Resilience Means in 2021

Speaker: Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Packing Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging

If you thought your supply chain was resilient before 2020, you may have been proven very wrong. If your supply chain is still feeling the effects of the pandemic, you may feel that the insights and lessons are yet to be distinguished among the mess--that's what we're here for. Join Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging, and redefine what a resilient supply chain is.