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? That’s what Supply Chain Network Design is all about. Traditionally, supply chain network design has been done on a one-off or project basis. Rising volatility and uncertainty have changed that. Companies are now running models on a quarterly basis, and sometimes more frequently, to adjust to changes in their business landscape. This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.
Who is this guide for? The advice in this guide may seem obvious to experienced network design practitioners but it is useful for:
- Those getting started in the field
- Analysts who are moving from spreadsheets to more advanced modeling tools