A leading global beverage and grocery corporation wanted to optimize their water division in order to be even better prepared for seasonal fluctuations. They asked Miebach Consulting to develop an ideal solution based on a simulation of demand, inventory and supply chain along the logistics process chain. The aim was to depict the current situation and to use it as a valid starting point. Subsequently, the respective investments of all suggested solutions were compared and possible improvements were identified.
Calculate forecast accuracy and ideal safety stock
Depict production and warehouse locations as well as transports
Create ‘what-if’ scenario for alternative inventory strategies
Identified target stocks for each product and location in the distribution network
Reduced inventory by about 35 %
Increased transparency for the interaction of production and inventory