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Logistics Simulation Software Overview

 

Simcad Pro® Logistics

 
  • Optimize Delivery Routes
  • Determine Optimal DC Locations
  • Transportation Cost Reduction
  • Delivery Lead-Time Reduction
  • Manage Inventory Levels and Delivery Requirements to Ensure Product Availability
  • Determine Impact on System Based on Supply and Demand Variability

Interactive, Dynamic Simulation Provides
Unmatched Ease-Of-Use.

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Free trial download – No limitations on model size. No disabled features.

Benefit of Simcad Pro Logistics
Simcad Pro Dynamic Simulation software allows users to understand how the operation will ramp up or down based on changes in demand, react to disruptions in supply, both planned and unplanned, and see how changes in the product mix will impact the operation as a whole. With an accurate representation of system behavior, the analysis and optimization of DC locations, transportation cost reduction, and any other process changes can be performed in a cost effective and risk free simulation model.

Dynamic simulation benefits the user by allowing for a multitude of changes to the system in a virtual environment in which the user avoids problems such as the extensive costs associated with trial and error and the time-consuming process of utilizing excel sheets, A dynamic simulation environment allows the user the opportunity to check and set optimal schedules, get live updates for increased control on productivity, as well as play out “what-if” scenarios to optimize resources, equipment, schedules and production.

Generate Warehouse Heat Map In Seconds

  • Import your current inventory by SKU and Location
  • Import or generate pick sequences, put away and replenishment
  • Let the model run, A heat map is generated based on user defined limits

Use Simcad Pro® to Optimize Slotting - The most flexible slotting environment

  • Import locations, SKUs, and constraints
  • Applies to new and existing warehouses
  • Slot based on velocity, congestion, weight, dimensions and more
  • Prioritize your location by strike zones, preferred pick locations, and elevation constraints
  • Organize by product type, category or manufacturer
  • Generate optimized Re-slotting movement sequences and Work Instructions

Achieve an average of 50% reduction in model turn-around time with On-The-Fly Interactive Dynamic Simulation.

Lean Logistics Simulation includes:

  • Simulation between multiple locations with different distribution channels.
  • Simulation of material handling inside a distribution center.
  • Both scenarios can be combined to create a large network of interactive environments.
lean logistics simulation

Improvement Direction:

Eliminate multiple staging areas. Relocate receiving and re-packing, Improve replenishment runs, Reduce delays in the checking area.
 
 
 

Simulation Model

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  • Shipping Analysis and Optimization
  • Route and Transportation Method Optimization
  • Optimize Delivery Routes
  • ERP/WMS Connectivity
  • Inventory Optimization

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Simulation Software for Logistics

Logistics and Supply Chain companies are continually striving to increase the efficiency of individual facilities as well as the supply chain as a whole. Driven by scheduling restraints and the need for cost and delivery lead time reduction, it is necessary to focus time and money strategically. Dynamic Simulation provides an efficient and risk-free solution to optimizing and increasing system capabilities

Dynamic simulation allows the user to maintain relationships throughout the value chain, in order to better understand how different changes affect the overall supply chain as well as individual processes. The user can also analyze possible differences in efficiency based on alternate methods of implementation, increase productivity and reduce non-value added time through Simcad Pro’s dynamic simulation environment, all of this and more can be done, all without having to write code.
Simcad Pro On-The-Fly Dynamic Simualtion

Dynamic Simulation: Features

Point and click interfaces make Simcad Pro Logistics the most powerful "all-in-one" package to design, optimize, visualize, and analyze without coding.
 

On-the-Fly Dynamic Interaction

Interactive Dynamic Simulation integration - Build, Validate, Analyze.

 

Quick Data Collection and Dash-Boarding

Built in support for quick data collection and dash-boarding. Connectivity to external data before, during, and post simulation (EMR, Excel, other databases, RFID, etc.)

 

Extensive Lean Analysis

Extensive Lean analysis including dynamic value stream mapping, spaghetti diagram, and efficiency reports, and full provider support, costing, shifts, and schedule detail for any manufacturing solutions.
Lean and value stream mapping

Point and Click User Interface

  • Point and click interface, for manufacturing model flow creation

 

Dynamic Optimizer

customer reports in manufacturing simulation
  • Optimize the model while the simulation is running
  • Resource Optimizer
  • Work order / Schedule Optimizer
  • Dynamic-Interactive Optimizer

 

Custom Reports

  • Standardized reports
  • Customized reports
  • Scenario reports
  • Business graphics
  • Custom performance measures

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Free trial download – No limitations on model size. No disabled features.

Real-Time Predictive Analytics and Tracking

SimTrack is a dynamic 3D visibility and analysis tool that utilizes Simcad Pro's patented technology to provide real-time operational visibility, dynamic replay, proactive forecasting, and customization reports.
 

Alerts and Notifications

The user-defined proactive analysis environment allows for identifying problems before they occur and alerting appropriate personnel to take corrective action before they impact the throughput of the operation..

 

Remote Monitoring

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
SimTrack enables multiple remote views of the operation. In addition, a web based interface is provided for data monitoring and reporting.

 

Dynamic Replay with Analysis

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
Replay the tracked data just like a DVR. Rewind the clock and view the activities as they occurred. Switch SimTrack to simulation mode and use the replay feature to optimize and improve the flow using the integrated Simcad Process Simulator.

Real-Time Visibility

View tracked items in real-time in 2D or 3D. Hover over an item to display a quick summary, or click the item to display detailed tracking information and properties.

 

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
Accurately predict the future of the operation using live data feeds, Dynamic Simulation, and historical trends. Display the forecasted state on web enabled dashboards for increased visibility.

 

Dynamic Schedule Adherence

Dynamic Schedule Adherence
Dynamically forecast completion time per order, part, and sub-assembly. Based on current constraints and downtime, SimTrack automatically reschedules the flow to minimize lead time, improve on-time delivery, and optimize efficiency.

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