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Supply Chain Simulation and Optimization with anyLogistix

Free Supply Chain Textbook Featuring anyLogistix

anyLogistix is an easy-to-understand tool for students and professionals to address a wide range of supply chain management problems. This guide explains how to use anyLogistix to create supply chain models, conduct experiments and analyze the results.

Readers will focus on management decision analysis and learn to use key performance indicators (KPIs) for operational, customer and financial performance measurement and decision-making.

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This guide groups the content into three parts that correspond to three basic process structures: two-stage, three-stage and four-stage supply chains — as well as supply chain-based risk management. It presents simulation and optimization examples by describing how to develop and build models and evaluate KPIs. It also discusses how to use these models and their simulation and optimization results to improve management decision-making.

The book is focused on management issues and uses clear terminology to describe the model development processes.

Included with the book are the Excel scenarios used in the examples.

About the author

Dr. Dmitry Ivanov is professor of Supply Chain Management and Operations at Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR). For about 25 years, he has taught courses in operations management, production and supply management, logistics, management information systems, and strategic management at undergraduate, master's, PhD and executive MBA levels at universities in Germany, Russia, UK, US and China.

Before he became an academic, Dr. Ivanov was engaged in industry and consulting, especially on process optimization in manufacturing and logistics, as well as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. His practical expertise includes many projects on the application of operations research and process optimization methods for operations design, logistics, scheduling and supply chain optimization.

For questions on educational usage of anyLogistix, contact Dr. Dmitry Ivanov.

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