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COMPLIMENTARY GARTNER REPORT: Reinvent Your Manufacturing Network for a Changing Global Economy. Download now!

Top Innovative Technology Trends for Supply Chain Planning Leaders

Reinvent Your Manufacturing Network for a Changing Global Economy

Top Innovative Technology Trends for Supply Chain Planning Leaders

“Complexity in sourcing networks is continually increasing, especially with adding or changing suppliers. These changes add significant volatility to manufacturing through changes to inventory levels, production scheduling and more.”

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“In a volatile economic environment, gaining a measure of control and consistency is paramount. Manufacturing leaders must realign their approach to cost drivers, improve decision making, and plan the impacts of sourcing network changes to reinvent their manufacturing strategy.”

Unlock strategic insights in the Gartner® report, “Reinvent Your Manufacturing Network for a Changing Global Economy”. This guide provides actionable recommendations and key findings, including:

  • Leverage scenario analysis to evaluate cost component impact on total supply chain cost to serve.
  • Balance total cost to serve with enterprise-level network objectives.
  • Scenario-plan the impact on manufacturing from short-term and long-term changes in the sourcing network.
  • Layer “what-if” scenario modeling to evaluate network impacts for different manufacturing strategies.

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Manufacturing network design

Process Manufacturing Businesses

Supply Chain Design for
Manufacturing network design

Process Manufacturing companies encounter significant difficulties in maintaining visibility throughout their operations, coordinating material supply, managing inventory, and ensuring sustainable practices.

To address these challenges, businesses are turning to supply chain design and optimization solutions.

network design

AIMMS SC Navigator

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network design

SC Navigator is fueled by powerful mathematical optimization in the back-end, and intuitive scenario analysis capabilities in the front, empowering you to create flexible designs and expose hidden risks in your network. The application is ideal for organizations that have reached the limits of Excel and are looking for powerful software to run various scenarios, know the impact of each in terms of costs and service levels, and make informed decisions.

Here's how SC Navigator is helping companies improve their supply chain

“The support team has worked with us to add new functionality that’s essential for a complex supply chain and then roll it out across the board. They always go above and beyond.”

Nafee Rizk
Operations Research Senior Manager at BASF

“We did a training session with AIMMS and after a couple of days, I understood how to use it. The software is easy and intuitive – you don’t need to be a hardcore modeler. ”

Sander Meeder
BPM Supply Chain Network Design at AkzoNobel

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Gartner, Reinvent Your Manufacturing Network for a Changing Global Economy, Ronak Gohel, August 8, 2023. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.