SIM Budget Comparison

We plan to start selling home and garden products in the USA. The supply chain with 70 customers on the territory of the United States is considered. The supply chain deals with five products: lighting, large home appliances, furniture, gardening equipment and small appliances. The demand is of repetitive nature, certain volume of products is ordered every 5 days:

We used the GFA experiment to find the following areas for regional distribution centers: West (Nevada), South (Texas) and East (border of Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Colombia).

Then we used the NO experiment to find the most suitable warehouse locations in every area (DC Lynchburg, DC Reno, DC Austin), and choose the Port of New Orleans for transshipment.

The next step is a detailed network budgeting, which answers the following questions:
Comparison experiment allows to analyze the effect of differences in the initial conditions on the outcome.

 

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