In this phase we will obtain the input data and observe the service level. You may use your own input data as the basis for our experiment, or you may fetch and import our scenario.
Either way, you should have a supply chain model containing the following parameters:
Download and import the
The imported scenario contains a supply chain with 50 customers in the largest cities of the Netherlands, 3 distribution centers, and the Royal Gazelle bicycle factory, as the supplier.Let us run the Simulation experiment and observe the gathered statistics.
Run the Simulation experiment and examine the result
You will be taken to the Simulation experiment view with the current experiment's settings. You will see that the experiment is already configured (the statistics are defined and located in the dashboard).
avoid loss of orders and thus improve the service level we need to
adjust the inventory policy parameters. One of the options is to
provide each DC with a safety stock that will help them maintain the
required level of products. This can be done in any of the following ways:
We will stick to the latter option.
First, let us examine the current parameters of the policies.Observe current parameters of the inventory policies
We have completed the first phase of this tutorial. We have examined the statistics and observed the inventory policies that must be adjusted.Click the link below to proceed to Phase 2 of this tutorial, in which we will run the Safety stock experiment, observe its results and convert them to a new scenario.