Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Since COVID-19, companies need more flexibility and agility in scenario analysis, so they can ensure their networks are resilient to continued disruption.

How a Digital Planning Twin Drives Capacity Planning, Network Design, and Business Transformation

River Logic

Underlying Technology in Digital Planning Twins. From a technology perspective, a Digital Planning Twin is a constraint-based digital representation of an enterprise’s full value chain – including all commercial, operational, and financial components. Capacity Planning Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Digital twin

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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. Evaluating different scenarios helps you gain much-needed network flexibility in these times of stress and can help you prepare for a resilient future. Strategic Network Investments .

Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning

CHAINalytics

The post Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning appeared first on Chainalytics. Guides Center of Excellence Managed Analytics Services Periodic Engagement Approach Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Planning

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Supply Chain Network Design Tools: What’s changed since the COVID-19 pandemic?

AIMMS

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Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining

AIMMS

It can be incredibly frustrating when the software you use to run your supply chain will become unsupported. Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package. Attempting to run your supply chain on unsupported software is like walking a tightrope without a net. If you make modifications to the tool, you’re on your own. At the same time, we knew our current software would eventually be phased out by the vendor.

Bottom Line: What is the ROI of Supply Chain Network Design Software?

AIMMS

We often get asked what kind of return on investment you should expect to see when using our network design technology. Justifying the investment: AIMMS Network Design ROI. Eventually, the business overheats its assets and can’t service all customers.

Comparing Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Vendors

AIMMS

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. But network design as a discipline is complex and most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks. Technology is part of the problem. Selecting software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle.

What’s wrong with Strategic Network Design?

ToolsGroup

The problem with strategic network design is when it accounts for service time but not service level. It optimizes the network, but it doesn’t optimize inventory across the network – a shortcut that can lead to a different network once the inventory is optimized. Traditional strategic network design is based on optimizing the network flows within a constrained service time to the end customer.

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. Evaluating different scenarios helps you gain much-needed network flexibility in these times of stress and can help you prepare for a resilient future. Strategic Network Investments .

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. But network design as a discipline is complex and most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Bottom Line: What is the ROI of Supply Chain Network Design Software?

AIMMS

We often get asked what kind of return on investment you should expect to see when using our network design technology. Justifying the investment: AIMMS Network Design ROI. Eventually, the business overheats its assets and can’t service all customers.

Building Your Own Supply Chain Network Design Team Isn’t as Simple as it Sounds

CHAINalytics

These days, most companies recognize the strategic value that supply chain network design projects can deliver, but when and how to initiate these large-scale projects are often open questions. To have the greatest impact on your supply chain network, the answer is to do them continuously. Unfortunately, however, most companies still rely on one of … The post Building Your Own Supply Chain Network Design Team Isn’t as Simple as it Sounds appeared first on Chainalytics.

Locus Listed as Representative Vendor in 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools

Locus

It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Locus has been listed as a Representative Vendor in the 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools. And network design and optimization are instrumental in bringing about both.

My Network Design Is Not Your Network Design

Arkieva

This can be true for some companies, but it may not be the best option for other companies that wish to integrate their logistics network with manufacturing and other functions to create a supply chain delivery system that is a competitive weapon. Martins runs its own distribution network which serves more than 227 thousand active clients and processes more than 3 million orders per year. The total volume moved through the network is in excess of 289,000 tons.

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!

Pouring Efficiency & Innovation: Morton Salt and Chainalytics establish long-term partnership for supply chain network design

CHAINalytics

The post Pouring Efficiency & Innovation: Morton Salt and Chainalytics establish long-term partnership for supply chain network design appeared first on Chainalytics. Feature Managed Analytics Success Story Supply Chain Design continuous modeling continuous network analysis Managed Analytics Services mas morton salt network analysis Network Design Network Modeling network optimization Supply Chain Network Design

7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

This article will explain the fundamental concept, its application in supply chain network design and factors you should consider in this type of project. At strategic level, it''s used to find the best way to configure a supply chain network such as, - How many warehouse a company should have? Since supply chain network design is the analysis that will be done every 2-3 years only, many people are not familiar it.

Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining

AIMMS

It can be incredibly frustrating when the software you use to run your supply chain will become unsupported. Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package. If you make modifications to the tool, you’re on your own.

Enhancing Supply Chain Network Design with Sophisticated Inventory Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Chris Keller | Principal, Supply Chain Design | Chainalytics | The complexity involved in simultaneously optimizing a supply chain network and the inventory within that network has traditionally proven to be a sufficient barrier to completing such exercises. Blog Supply Chain Design Uncategorized Chainalytics Chris Keller Fill-rate Inventory Turns Supply Chain Fulfillment model Supply Chain Network Design

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.

How advanced is your supply chain network design? Take our quiz to find out

AIMMS

Today’s most profitable companies have built their success on an effective and responsive supply chain network. Supply chain networks are becoming increasingly complex, serving multiple SKUs in hundreds if not thousands of locations. Building agility and resilience into your network is more important than ever, with trade disputes and natural disasters posing a constant threat. Achieving this can be difficult if your technology is not flexible enough.

Overcoming the Top 5 Barriers for Supply Chain Network Design Adoption

AIMMS

You have tough decisions to make about your supply chain network design. You need answers to urgent network questions, but it often takes several weeks to get the answers you need. What are the top 5 barriers to supply chain network design adoption? .

Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

The report outlines the tools with the highest transformational benefits and capabilities that are becoming standard business practices. ” These tried-and-true capabilities include a Digital Supply Chain Strategy and Network Design. Network Design.

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How advanced is your supply chain network design? Take our quiz to find out

AIMMS

Today’s most profitable companies have built their success on an effective and responsive supply chain network. Supply chain networks are becoming increasingly complex, serving multiple SKUs in hundreds if not thousands of locations. Take this free supply chain network assessment.

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.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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Limitations of Supply Chain Network Design Tools for Risk Management

River Logic

Supply chains continue to increase in complexity as they are leveraged to drive greater value through increased output at lower costs. As supply chains become more intricate, the ability to analyze risk simultaneously becomes more difficult and more important. Risk Analysis Supply Chain Risk Management

Why Outsourcing Your Supply Chain Network Design Analytics May Be the Best Option

CHAINalytics

| By Jonathan Whitaker | Principal, Managed Analytics Services | Chainalytics | Every supply chain organization seeks an optimally designed network to reduce cost while improving efficiency, customer service levels, and a competitive advantage.

Supply Chain Network Design in 30 Minutes

Speaker: Catalina Perez Leiva

Need to lower your supply chain costs, speed up delivery times or decrease carbon emissions? Start optimizing your supply chain! Watch this webinar to learn if you should replace Excel and start with advanced technology.

Network Design: the 5 good questions to ask

KEPLER Consulting

A lot of our clients reflect upon the relevance of their network design and wish to challenge their flow organization in order to address the stakes of reactivity and efficiency imposed by the market. Being closest to the consumer, providing quick and customized service at the lowest cost… many challenges that put high pressure on logistics networks and force players to rethink their organization. QUESTION #4: what are the different risks associated to my network?

Top Insights about Supply Chain Network Design – benefits, tips and what your competitors are doing

AIMMS

What are companies looking for in supply chain network design technologies ? The report c o vers per ceptions about supply chain network design (SCND) as a process and outlines the key benefits and barriers experienced by companies when using SCND technology.

Quick Service Restaurant Distributor Partners with Chainalytics for a Network Design Project Required to Meet Continued Expansion

CHAINalytics

Ongoing Franchise Growth Drives Need for Network Expansion Recently, an Atlanta-based quick service restaurant distribution cooperative providing over 8,000 franchise restaurants with forecasting, purchasing, inventory planning, warehousing, transportation, and delivery services contracted with Chainalytics to perform a distribution network analysis for their U.S.

Do You Need a Network Design CoE?

Supply Chain Action Blog

Whether you formally create a center of excellence or not, an internal competence in value network strategy is essential. Weak Network Design Limits Business Success. From an operational perspective, the greatest leverage for revenue, margin, and working capital lies in the structure of the supply chain or value network.*. Many value networks have never been “designed” in the first place. Licensed through Shutterstock. Copyright: Sergey Nivens.

Supply Chain Network Design: What Are Your Options?

Speaker: Paul van Nierop, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, AIMMS

In this webinar, we will explain the main technology types in the market, with their pros, cons and capabilities. After the webinar, you will be equipped to decide which technology fits your organization best.