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How Fruit of the Loom Saved 20% on Shipping Cost 05.01.2017 Rene Reiter

Fruit of the Loom (FOTL), one of the largest US apparel manufacturers was expanding its product line in early 2014 and faced the decision to add a new distribution center (DC) or to redistribute products to a pre-existing DC. To identify the benefits of each option in terms of cost and supply chain optimization, Fruit of the Loom required greater visualization than typical supply chain management tools could offer.
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New Book on Supply Chain Management Is Now Available 05.09.2016 Egor Yakovlev

For those interested in supply chain and operations management, we recommend a new book - "Global Supply Chain and Operations Management: A Decision-Oriented Introduction to the Creation of Value". The co-author, Dmitry Ivanov, is a professor for International Supply Chain Management at Berlin School of Economics and Law. He is also an author and co-author of 250 publications. You can download one of his books on decision-making in supply chain and manufacturing with AnyLogic optimization and simulation software on our website. The new book is aimed mainly at students and academics, but it might definitely interest those who work in logistics and operations management. This book presents global supply chain and operations management from a comprehensive perspective, focusing on the operational roles in the networks and presenting the quantitative and organizational methods needed to plan and control the material, information and financial flows in the supply chain.
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Ford Motor Company Selects AnyLogic for their Simulation and Modeling Technology 16.06.2016 Rene Reiter

We are excited to announce Ford Motor Company's recent selection of AnyLogic for their simulation and modeling needs. Ford Motor Company's substantial analytics team was looking for simulation modeling technology that goes above and beyond discrete-event only tools. The analytics team working with AnyLogic will provide decision-making and problem-solving techniques for multiple industries inside Ford, such as manufacturing, finance, and supply chain. AnyLogic is proud to support Ford Motor Company. Check out the press release announced on a variety media outlets.
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anyLogistix Version 2.0, Released! 14.04.2016 Rene Reiter

We have released the second version of anyLogistix - a new tool for optimizing supply chains and logistics networks. What is anyLogistix? anyLogistix (ALX) - the only multimethod software for supply chain optimization. ALX combines traditional analytical methods of optimization and innovative simulation technology. The combination of different technologies allows you to model and analyze the supply chain, at any level of detail, therefore, finding more effective ways to improve. Who is anyLogistix made for? Companies with large and complex supply chains (i.e. manufacturers, distributors, retailers and logistics providers) can take advantage of anyLogistix. Implementation of ALX is carried out by our partners,consulting companies. [...]
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AnyLogic for Supply Chain Management Textbook, FREE 26.02.2016 Rene Reiter

Seeking educational opportunities to enhance your work with AnyLogic? Pleased to announce an extremely valuable textbook, recently released. Operations and Supply Chain Management with AnyLogic 7.2 by Dr. Dmitry Ivanov, Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Berlin School of Economics and Law is available now in digital format for FREE. Dr. Ivanov has authored and contributed to dozens of current textbooks and is known for his expertise in logistics and supply chain optimization, supply chain design and risk management, supply chain scheduling, mathematical optimization and control theory, production management, and ERP and APS systems. The focus of the textbook is to introduce MBA and M.Sc. Students into the basic principles of using simulation for decision-making, however, is also ideal for all AnyLogic users and self-teachers.
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Applying Simulation to the Oil and Gas Industry 07.01.2016 Rene Reiter

For any industry, adopting new technology can be costly both in time, and money. As most of you know, adopting simulation modeling is the way around making costly unnecessary changes and depleting human resources. New to the simulation and modeling concept as a decision-making and problem-solving tool, is the oil & gas industry. Alvaro Gil from Steam Systems Ltd. guides us through the implementation of simulation modeling, the data behind the models, bumps in the road, and ultimately the return on investment. Utilizing simulation and modeling to address oil & gas industry challenges, Stream Systems helps clients realize billions of dollars in cost-savings.[...]
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Implementation of Complex High-Fidelity Terminal Simulation Models 10.12.2015 Rene Reiter

The design and development of a new tank terminal, an extension to an existing tank terminal, or the optimization of a current facility is a large undertaking. The typical project has to deal with numerous design challenges and design trade-offs. Simulation is the only effective way to understand how the various terminal components (tanks, manifolds, transfer lines, pipelines, etc.) interact and how they are affected by controllable and non-controllable events. At the AnyLogic Conference 2014, Allan Chegus, CEO, and Dumitru from Stream Systems, Ltd. demonstrated how simulation models can be used to increase throughput, improve operating efficiency, and reduce cost by avoiding unnecessary capital expenditures.[...]
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AnyLogic Logistics Network Manager: Live Demonstration 09.12.2014 Rene Reiter

Recently, Timofey Popkov, Director of Business Development at The AnyLogic Company held a ‚ÄúSimulation Modeling for Logistics Optimization‚ÄĚ workshop in Berlin, Germany, covering a range of topics from general benefits of simulation modeling and the various business uses, to how simulation modeling can improve a logistics network and a live demonstration of how it works. Beginning with an explanation of what simulation and modeling software solutions mean for various business challenges (streamline business processes, analyze consumer behavior, prevent bottle necks, optimize supply chains, etc.), the workshop videos also display a comprehensive look into simulation modeling specifically for the logistics network.[...]
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