Use Cases for an Enterprise Supply Chain Modeling Platform

Archived Published: 08 April 2015 ID: G00269280

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Supply chain professionals responsible for planning and modeling can improve supply chain performance with tools to explore options and choose scenarios that best match their strategy. We describe how companies used modeling platforms for identifying experimental, highly flexible approaches.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Guiding Principles
    • Key Benefits and Features
  • Case Study
    • Simultaneously Using Network Modeling and Planning Optimization to Redesign the Entire Supply Chain
      • Problem
      • Approach
      • Results
    • Integrating Midterm and Short-Term Planning to Enable Full Margin Optimization From Demand to Supply
      • Problem
      • Approach
    • Deploying Multihorizon Optimization for a Variety of Supply Chain Operating Models
      • Problem
      • Approach
      • Results
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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