Dynamic Modelling for Re-Engineering Supply Chains

In this paper we describe a modelling approach and methodology used to study and design a supply chain for a major IBM product line. A discrete event simulation model encompassing the key business, logistics and physical processes of the supply chain is described. Capabilities of the model are given and experimental results comparing the operation of the supply chain under various parameter settings and policies are provided.

By: Daniel Connors, Chae An, Stephen Buckley, Gerry Feigin, Anthony Levas, Nitin Nayak, Raja Petrakian, Ramesh Srinivasan and Ranaga Jayaraman (IBM Corp. Hdq.)

Published in: RC19944 in 1995


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