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Use Enterprise Simulation Planning to Predict Future Supply Chain Performance


August 05, 2014

It’s not extra-sensory perception, but enterprise simulation planning (ESP) is the next best thing, from a supply chain analyst’s point of view.

ESP enables businesses to see how the supply chain will perform under future demand and potential alternate supply chain structures and policies to reduce the risk inherent in strategy changes and to encourage continuous supply chain improvement and innovation.

Download this White Paper to learn:

  • How simulation technology is being used today for advanced supply chain analytics
  • The four distinct “quadrants” of simulation use cases that deliver four unique benefits to an organization by using varying configurations of current and future demand and current and future network structure
  • How the equation ESP + ERP = ROI is being proven by numerous leading supply chain companies around the world

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