Preparing and collecting data to feed into your network model are some of the biggest tasks you will encounter in supply chain network design. It’s worth investing time in thinking about how you will prepare your data before importing it, and understanding which stakeholders you’ll need to work with to collect the data.
Check out our blog post series for data collection and preparation tips
- Tips on the level of detail and aggregation
- Units of measure
- Assumptions on capacity constraints
- Calculating transport rates
- Model groups
- Business rules and more
- Where to find base case data
- Geographic data
- Demand forecasts
- Cost data, and more
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