Explainer Video

Warehouse Selection: A Case Study on Network Optimization

How Your Network is Affected by Warehouse Selection?

In this video, an auto repair parts company creates multiple scenarios involving partners and warehouses. This includes a true greenfield test to find optimal locations without relying on center of gravity or other approximations. They were able to select a better warehouse solution, optimized for two-day service time.

Warehouse Selection allows users to foresee how additions might affect overall costs. Watch this quick study to see how the company:

  • Met the majority of demand and reduced services times to two days
  • Removed duplicate processes and consolidated eight facilities into four
  • Could create a scenario that saved over $470 million