With the help of IBM’s new supply chain consulting service,…

January 27, 2009
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With the help of IBM’s new supply chain consulting service, Cosco figured out it could reduce its number of distribution centers from 100 to only 40 while maintaining the same level of service to its customers. IBM’s service, Supply Chain Network Optimization Workbench (SNOW), takes a look at the entirety of a company’s supply chain, and can help analyze five logistics areas: materials for products, sourcing and suppliers, manufacturing and production processes, warehousing, and transportation and distribution. (via New IBM Consulting Service Finds Savings Throughout Supply Chains | GreenBiz.com)


With the help of IBM’s new supply chain consulting service, Cosco figured out it could reduce its number of distribution centers from 100 to only 40 while maintaining the same level of service to its customers. IBM’s service, Supply Chain Network Optimization Workbench (SNOW), takes a look at the entirety of a company’s supply chain, and can help analyze five logistics areas: materials for products, sourcing and suppliers, manufacturing and production processes, warehousing, and transportation and distribution. (via New IBM Consulting Service Finds Savings Throughout Supply Chains | GreenBiz.com)
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