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 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

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Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part I: Preparation

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4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success

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.

3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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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 .

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

AIMMS

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Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning

CHAINalytics

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

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!

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

AIMMS

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

AIMMS

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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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.

Comparing Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Vendors

AIMMS

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

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. .

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.

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.

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

AIMMS

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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. 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 .

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: 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.

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.

Supply Chain Network Design and Optimization

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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.

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.

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.

Gaining A Competitive Advantage With Supply Chain Network Design

Maine Pointe

Maine Pointe’s Bill Forster and Collin Ziemerink discuss how Supply Chain Network Design takes a systematic approach to supply chain and operations optimization. Supply Chain Optimization resliency Supply Chain Design Reducing Risk

Evolving Supply Chain Network Design

CHAINalytics

” — Charles Darwin By Steve Ellet, VP of Supply Chain Design When I introduce myself in meetings, I usually say how long I’ve been doing this line of work. The post Evolving Supply Chain Network Design appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Supply Chain Design What's New Design Network Newton Steve Ellet Supply Chain Evolution

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

CHAINalytics

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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.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.