Principles of Distribution Network Design

Logistics Bureau

Here is a simple case study on Distribution Networks that illustrates some key principles in Distribution Network Design. ?. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Do You Know the Signs of Poor Distribution Network Design?

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.

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3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part I: Preparation

AIMMS

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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.

4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success

AIMMS

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

River Logic

Capacity Planning Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Digital twinUnderlying 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.

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 Key Principles for Successful Supply Chain Network Design

River Logic

Network design implementations are also notorious for spinning their wheels when scenario modeling and analysis bog down people and other resources to a point where initiatives fail, experience cost and schedule overruns, or simply underperform. Supply Chain Network Optimization

Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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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.

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software

AIMMS

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Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions

Supply Chain Movement

AIMMS Network Design provides functionality that helps supply chain teams model carbon emissions and other non-financial metrics like water consumption and carbon equivalents. Considering sustainability trade-offs in supply chain network design.

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

Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions

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.

Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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Network Design in supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain Network Design can be explained as the strategic planning of the supply chain in order to measure the cost and the time required to bring the goods and services from manufacturers and suppliers to the market. Importance of network design in supply chain.

What Is Supply Chain Network Design And How Can It Improve Your Business?

AIMMS

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Supply Chain Network Design to Support Long Term Growth at La-Z-Boy

AIMMS

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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.

Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part II: Data Collection

AIMMS

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

AIMMS

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Is It Time to Evolve Your Supply Chain Network Design?

Logility

To get out of this rut, businesses must let go of their traditional assumptions, processes, and decision-making behaviors and start restructuring their operations at the foundation and upward with a digital supply chain platform that provides network optimization.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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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

We thought our only choice was to upgrade to the vendor’s costly new network design package. Talk to peers and analysts : other people in your network may have experience with vendors you haven’t heard about. Are you struggling with unsupported network design software for now? Check out this page to learn more and download our Buyer’s Guide to Network Design Softwar e for a software selection checklist. .

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. Optimization ‘right sizes’ your network for each scenario.

Comparing Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Vendors

AIMMS

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Balance Resilience and Intelligent Decision-Making with Network Design and Optimization

Logility

With a supply chain network design and optimization solution, businesses can find a significant advantage in balancing the variables that get in the way of optimizing complex supply networks and stabilizing product flows. Third: Repeatable network design.

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.

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. A very different network can emerge.

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. As Lora Cecere writes , systems are becoming more complex, “but the primary means to manage trade with network partners is through spreadsheets and email.”

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 Problem with Multi-Period Network Design for Seasonal Products—and How to Fix It

CHAINalytics

If your company manufactures seasonal items, then you know that these products often add complexity to distribution network planning. The answer for many companies is to use multi-period network design models to understand their seasonal storage requirements.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Planning to Review Your Supply Chain Network Design in 2021? Find Your Capability Fit

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Evaluating Network Design Options for your Supply Chain Consulting Business? Here’s why you should consider AIMMS

AIMMS

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Supply Chain Network Design and Optimization

Bristlecone

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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.

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.