Once upon a time, way back in the technology dark ages (sometime before Y2K), supply chain network models had to be created by hand. As technology progressed, spreadsheets were used alongside calculators and back of napkin sketches, but it was still pretty much a manual process done once a year – or less. Fast-forward to modern times: today’s supply chains are increasingly complex and function in volatile global networks. Businesses needed a way to visualize the supply chain digitally, and get answers to a myriad of what-if questions that spreadsheets cannot accommodate. The answer: supply chain design.
Download this ebook to learn the basics of supply chain design to prepare you to take the next step toward designing a better supply chain.