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.

Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning

CHAINalytics

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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.

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 .

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!

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.

Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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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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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.

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.

The Challenges of Designing a Pan-European Distribution Network

CHAINalytics

However, even though the continent’s land mass is larger than that of the United States, its geography, service preferences, mix of cultures, languages, and geographic wealth distribution present a unique set of challenges that add complexity to distribution network … The post The Challenges of Designing a Pan-European Distribution Network appeared first on Chainalytics. Europe is home to some of the world’s largest economies which makes it an attractive market.

Disruption in Supply Networks – How intelligent network platforms optimize for variability and uncertainty

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As we know, technology really isn’t what it’s all about. We’re looking for business value, and that ultimately comes from solving endemic business problems in your supply network. They were designed to be enterprise-centric hub and spoke systems.

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.

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.

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.

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.

7 Steps: How to Reduce Costs Through Supply Chain Network Optimization

River Logic

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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 .

The Long and Short of Designing a Distribution Network

Logistics Bureau

I’ve noticed a trend in recent years in that when businesses want to check their distribution networks or design a distribution network , they immediately jump into loads and loads of detail. Four Ways to Streamline Your Network Design. Specialist Tools.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

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 Steps To Design The Logistics Network

Abivin

The logistics network design is one of the most comprehensive strategic decision problems that need to be optimized for the long-term efficient operation. To create an optimal network design, we recommend a 7-step design process: 1.

Let the Design Begin…

Supply Chain Shaman

The attendees were sitting on the edge of their seats to hear about the next release of Llamasoft software. Design as a Standalone Process. Today, Llamasoft, and the management of design processes, is no laughing matter. The market for network design tools was growing at a moderate rate, and most of the market had invested in technologies from either i2 Technologies (then termed i2 Strategist) or Logictools. Design Processes Grow Up.

Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams

CHAINalytics

Congratulations, you’ve bought the software. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design digital supply chain twin distribution network design distribution planning manufacturing planning Network Modeling network optimization Supply Chain Strategy

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

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.

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.

How Long Does It Take to a Design Distribution Network?

Logistics Bureau

Having the right Distribution Network Design is vital for effective Supply Chain Operations. Here are a few Network Design approaches tips: 1. Specialist Tools. Distribution Network Design Supply Chain Videos distribution network distribution network design

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.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

A Better Approach for Changing Your Supply Chain Network and Balancing Inventory Levels

CHAINalytics

Determining the impact of manufacturing and distribution network changes on inventory levels, and the storage space that inventory will require, is a key function of supply chain network design.

Use Modeling Technology to Design and Test Omni-Channel Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers are turning to supply chain modeling as a way to effectively design and test omni-channel fulfillment strategies prior to execution. Modeling can be used to evaluate the numerous network and policy changes to an organization’s supply chain that may be required for […].

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

Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform

Talking Logistics

The data required to answer them is in numerous software applications and can take months to gather and cleanse. But a sustainable and impactful supply chain modeling platform is more than just great technology. Let’s analyze the components that make up a smart supply chain modeling platform to drive significant improvements in cost, service and risk. Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform.

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.